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What is "squishy bits"?
Science with the squishy bits left in.
Don't be so parsimonious with the context, punkt.
Give us at least a complete sentence - the sentence before - who wrote it - in what publication.
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Scholastic Children's Books: Horrible Science
squishy = Amer.; colloq. maudlin, sentimental
… the story gets a bit squishy in the last half….
squishy = soft, pliable
The Horrible Science series has always had the tag line 'science with the squishy bits left in', the idea being that this was the yucky, messy aspects of science that would appeal to children of the age where bodily functions and such are very funny. Back in 2007 they produced a 'Seriously Squishy Science Book' for World Book Day, pulling together various icky bits.
icky = 1. Disagreeably sticky: icky candy.
- Offensive; distasteful: icky sentimentality.