Sky (hallerlake) wrote,

Terminology meme

Colloquialisms strike again...

1. A body of water, smaller than a river, contained within relatively narrow banks: stream
2. What the thing you push around the grocery store is called: grocery cart
3. A metal container to carry a meal in: lunchbox
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: weather doesn't really permit, but I'll say "deck"
8. Carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverages: soft drink
9. A flat, round breakfast food served with syrup: pancakes
10. A long sandwich designed to be a whole meal in itself: sub
11. The piece of clothing worn by men at the beach: swimsuit
12. Shoes worn for sports: tennis shoes
13. Putting a room in order: clean up
14. A flying insect that glows in the dark: firefly
15. The little insect that curls up into a ball: pillbug
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? with my hands
18. What's it called when private citizens put up signs and sell their used stuff? a 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 and/or crawlspace
21. What do you call the thing that you can get water out of to drink in public places? water fountain
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