As a Newbie, you keep hearing people talk about these things called Capers. You wonder what they are, but are afraid to look dumb, so you don't ask. Now I have to admit, I don't know what the word Caper stands for, but I'll bet others will help me to tell you. I am pretty sure the C stands for Carnival.
Those of you who are not new to cruising, tell us what the Capers mean to you, and how do you use them to your best advantage?
We always get an extra caper for each day and bring it home as a way of remembering our cruise. Whenever I encounter someone that tells me they would never cruise because they don't want to be "stuck on a tin can" for an entire week with nothing to do, I show them the Carnival Capers. How could you be bored with all of that to do....or just being able to do nothing at all. That's my favorite part, doing nothing and resting afterwards.
Marc and Nancy
Main Entry: 2caper
Function: intransitive verb
Inflected Form(s): ca·pered; ca·per·ing /-p(&-)ri[ng]/
Etymology: probably by shortening & alteration from capriole
: to leap or prance about in a playful manner
So, when you get your Capers, you must leap and prance about playfully !
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