Puckish comes from the name Puck, a sprite in English folklore, and also the mischievous narrator in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.


Horripilation - bristling of hair on the skin from cold, fear, etc.

I can't come in today, I've been diagnosed with clinomania.

Sometimes I have what we call: Clinomania (n.) - excessive desire to stay in bed.

I knew I had skills, now I know the name for it, who knew its not named Trudi

Balter: To dance gracelessly, without particular art or skill, but perhaps with some enjoyment (Middle English)