Dialect Meme

Found this going around LJ.  I hereby tag everybody with a vowel in their first name.  😉

1. A body of water, smaller than a river, contained within relatively narrow banks.

Creek (pron. “crik”)

2. What’s the thing you push around the grocery store is called.

Shopping cart

3. A metal container to carry a meal in.

Lunch box

4. The thing that you cook bacon and eggs in.

Frying pan

5. The piece of furniture that seats three people.

Couch

6. The device on the outside of the house that carries rain off the roof.

Gutter

7. The covered area outside a house where people sit in the evening.

Porch

8. Carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverages.

Coke (or, occasionally, pop)

9. A flat, round breakfast food served with syrup.

Pancakes

10. A long sandwich designed to be a whole meal in itself.

Hoagie?

11. The piece of clothing worn by men at the beach.

Trunks

12. Shoes worn for sports.

Tennis shoes

13. Putting a room in order.

Cleaning?

14. A flying insect that glows in the dark.

Lightning bug (or firefly)

15. The little insect that curls up into a ball.

Roly-poly 🙂

16. The children’s playground equipment where one kid sits on one side and goes up while the other sits on the other side and goes down.

Teeter-totter

17. How do you eat your pizza?

From the pointy end, held in my hand.

18. What’s it called when private citizens put up signs and sell their used stuff?

Garage sale

19. What’s the evening meal?

Dinner

20. The thing under a house where the furnace and perhaps a rec room are?

Basement

21. What do you call the thing that you can get water out of to drink in public places?

Drinking fountain

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  1. […] 17, 2008 · No Comments I saved this meme in my bloglines account, from Snarky Bitch. I knew it would come in useful for something! I hereby tag anyone else who is struggling to think […]


  2. breakfast foods should always be high in protein and also in carbohydrates, we need food energy during the early morning `:*


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