I thought it might be worth a few extra blog words for a quick grammar lesson. Yes, MacGyver can be used as a verb. Consider these examples:
When my umbrella broke, I MacGyvered it with a safety pin and duct tape.
If something on your pack is bothering you, you can MacGyver some padding using strips of wash cloth and a little duct tape.
A little MacGyvering could keep you from losing your camera lens cover.
It is possible to MacGyver a phone protection system using spare tent cord and a clip, some tape, or a strap on your pack. (Don’t ask me why this is necessary. It just is.)
Acknowledgements: Thanks to Windy for the tent cord and to Dad for the Shamwow. (Dad, THAT should be your trail name!! Please please please? You can’t turn down such a public, heartfelt appeal.)
4 thoughts on “Special Edition: How to Use MacGyver as a Verb”
There are two types of people reading this post:
1. “Well, d’uh”
2. Interesting. I wonder where it comes from?
Or 3. Look at her trying to be funny. pat pat pat.
SHAMWOW?? Yeah….I could do that. And it came from something we did on the trail. That’s where you’re supposed to get your trail name anyway.