One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See bungee jumping
- ‘A bungee jumper plunges from a platform suspended between two mountains and 440 feet above the Nevis River.’
- ‘Even the backdrop of hurtling bungee jumpers at the Olympic Park can't distract him.’
- ‘Skydivers and bungee jumpers, plummeting toward the ground, have great respect for the force of gravity pulling them downward.’
- ‘If self-harm justifies discrimination, should we allow discrimination against skydivers and bungee jumpers too?’
- ‘Part of him always will be the bungee jumper, the tightrope walker, the High Noon gunslinger, the high-speed test pilot.’
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