Tuesday, February 20

New Definitions (Oldies, but Goodies)

ADULT: A person who has stopped growing at both ends and is now growing in the middle.

BEAUTY PARLOR: A place where women curl up and dye.

CANNIBAL: Someone who is fed up with people.

CHICKENS: The only animals you eat before they are born and after they are dead.

COMMITTEE: A body that keeps minutes and wastes hours.

DUST: Mud with the juice squeezed out.

EGOTIST: Someone who is usually me-deep in conversation.


INFLATION: Cutting money in half without damaging the paper.

MOSQUITO: An insect that makes you like flies better.

RAISIN: Grape with a sunburn.

SECRET: Something you tell to one person at a time.

SKELETON: A bunch of bones with the person scraped off.

TOOTHACHE: The pain that drives you to extraction.

TOMORROW: One of the greatest labor saving devices of today.

YAWN: An honest opinion openly expressed.

WRINKLES: Something other people have. You have character lines.


moon said...

OMG, some of those are halarious lol...thanks for the laugh. Nice to be on your new page also Kenju...would have been on sooner ..serves me right for not checking my fav blogs in awhile.

vicki said...

excellent! and mostly new to me so this was a fun read. I really appreciated the simple beauty of the poems of the previous post, especially that idea of skin as mere "borders" that can be easlily crossed.

Blitz Krieg said...

I didn't need to read past the first one. Then I saw the last one.

colleen said...

My favorite one is dust: mud with the juice squeezed out! I'm going to remember that.

Jay said...

Oh man. Some people have too much time on their hands.

Ash said...


edina monsoon said...

My favourite is the YAWN:)

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

LOL...These are really great Judy, and I had not heard any of them before! ALL Memorable!

Bob-kat said...

Great collection of meanings! LOL. Perhaps the dictionary should eb updated?

Anna said...

I love these. I almost stopped reading after the first one....but I didn't! :)

Duke_of_Earle said...

Cute. And too true, some of them!

No further comment about my conversation with Mr. Robin? You DID see it, didn't you?


mar said...

Loved them all, specially the wrinkles, lol.
(Mr Mar thinks it was only a problem with the switch. Luckily nothing else happened and we had electricity in the house all the time.)

poopie said...

I adore "egotist" and know quite a few of them ;)

David said...

i was driven to extraction, today
i like the new you.

PI said...

Love that toothache one!

Raggedy said...

Thank you.