The Week contest: Spider jump
This week's question: A type of male spider that is often eaten by the female after mating has found a way to catapult itself away to safety moments after the act. Come up with a PG-rated term for this life-saving maneuver.
THE WINNER: "Sexit''
Curtis Adney, Clovis, California
SECOND PLACE: "Deposit and Withdrawal"
Greg Flaker, Columbia, Missouri
THIRD PLACE: "The Itsy-Bitsy Splitsky"
Art Rodia, Southbury, Connecticut
"The Withdrawal Method"
Glen Alfredson, Durham, North Carolina
"Bop, Hop, and Roll"
Mark Beckerman, Mansfield, Texas
"Shtup, Up, and Away"
Steve Jedrziewski, Willington, Connecticut
"Seed 'em and Leap"
Mack Schlefer, New York City, New York
Mark Rosen, New Paltz, New York
"Wham, Bam, and on the Lam"
Ken Cassie, Brielle, New Jersey
"Mate and Skate"
Jim Signorelli, Evanston, Illinois
Ken Kellam III, Dallas, Texas
Art Mills, Spartanburg, South Carolina
"Hit and Run"
Evelyn Vigil, San Jose, California
"Smash 'n Dash"
Lila Ash, Los Angeles, California
"Cuddle and Scuttle"
Daniel Hicks, Randolph, Massachusetts
"No Mourning After"
Jim Novosad, Scottsdale, Arizona
Tim McMaster, Edinburg, Virginia