A Humourous Look At Common Words

These are good characterizations of some common words we use daily.

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.

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.

HANDKERCHIEF

Cold Storage.

INFLATION

Cutting money in half without damaging the paper.

MOSQUITO

An insect that makes you like flies better.

RAISIN

A 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 labour-saving devices of today.

YAWN

An honest opinion openly expressed.

WRINKLES

Something other people have,

Similar to my character lines.

As is usually the case when I post something the slightest bit witty, these are not my words.  They’ve been circulating in an email and I don’t know who the originator is to give them credit.

 

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