May. 2nd, 2010

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

2. What the thing you push around the grocery store is called:
cart

3. A metal container to carry a meal in:
lunch box

4. The thing that you cook bacon and eggs in:
Frying pan or skillet

5. The piece of furniture that seats three people:
couch.. my grandma does say davenport

6. The device on the outside of the house that carries rain off the roof:
downspout or gutter depending on which one

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

8. Carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverages:
Soda or Pop

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:
trunks or speedo if that kind
.

12. Shoes worn for sports:
Tennis shoes or sneakers

13. Putting a room in order:
cleaning??


14. A flying insect that glows in the dark:
Firefly i guess but i only saw them at grandma's in Illinois

15. The little insect that curls up into a ball:
potato bug

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:
Narrow end/point first

18. What's it called when private citizens put up signs and sell their used stuff:
garage sale, yard sale

19. What's the evening meal?:
Dinner or supper

20. The thing under a house where the furnace and perhaps a rec room are:
basement, crawlspace if not full height

21. What do you call the thing from which you can drink water in public places:
drinking fountain in general, the ones in downtown portland are also called bubblers

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