One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A party game similar to musical chairs, in which the player who is last to sit on the floor when the music stops is eliminated in each round.
- ‘Play musical bumps, where you have to sit down every time the music stops, or musical statues, where you have to stand absolutely still.’
- ‘Alex is very good at musical bumps, and is on his bum in a flash as soon as the music stops.’
- ‘A round of pass-the-parcel, a game of musical bumps and a session of pin the tail on the donkey was our lot.’
- ‘As I said in my previous post, what is the difference between playing musical bumps and getting the kids to dance?’
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