To avoid his angry stepfather Big Bubba Lump, Harrison wore a man wig and sunglasses, traveling in disguise or going incognito throughout his hometown. Luckily, Harrisons neighbors knew that he was altering his appearance to remain hidden from Big Bubba Lump, and they helped keep him incognito by calling him “Stu” in public. Even though Big Bubba Lump had a restraining order against him, his actions were unpredictable and oh-so dangerous, so remaining incognito or concealed seemed like the safest thing to do.
Quiz: When might someone want to be incognito?
- When they are new to a situation and want to observe how to behave.
- When they are trying not to show how surprised they are by something.
- When they hope to disguise themselves and hide their identity.