kit (mizkit) wrote,


-- (stolen from flit)

1. A body of water, smaller than a river, contained within relatively narrow banks? a creek, unless it's really small, and then it's a stream

2. What the thing you push around the grocery store? grocery cart

3. A metal container to carry a meal in? a lunchbox

4. The thing that you cook bacon and eggs in? a frying pan

5. The piece of furniture that seats three people? a couch

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

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

8. Carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverages? a soda, but that's learned behavior. I used to call it a coke.

9. A flat, round breakfast food served with syrup? a pancake

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

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

12. Shoes worn for sports? tennies

13. Putting a room in order? cleaning

14. A flying insect that glows in the dark? firefly, not that we have any

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

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 a fork or by hand

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

19. What's the evening meal? dinner

20. The thing under a house where the furnace and perhaps a rec room are? Basements have rooms. Crawlspaces have storage.

(Grew up in Alaska.)

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