Orson Swindle up and observes something

Spencer Hall is possibly my favorite writer on the internets:

"One of our favorite grammatical constructions is “Up and [verb] ed.” It implies a sudden burst of wild or unpredictable behavior, like “After two quarters of mediocre football, Tim Tebow up and got the asskick stick out on Oklahoma.” Josh Jarboe just up and opened the Fulmer Cup season.

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