The Elderberries by Corey Pandolph and Phil Frank and Joe Troise for May 29, 2023
General: I need some excitement, or I may lose my mind... Professor: Well, you're just in time, then... Professor: Dusty was just about to defend "ridicularity" as a triple-word score. General: No... I think I need to jump from a perfectly good airplane for no reason. Dusty: Thank you, General! You just vilified the definition of mah word! Professor: "Verified." Dusty: Hee-haw!! 122 points fer me, then!