Nomenclature 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? trolley; or more accurately, f***ing trolly which won't go in a straight line.
  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? verandah or deck, depending on the shape
  8. Carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverages? soft drinks
  9. A flat, round breakfast food served with syrup? pancakes
  10. A long sandwich designed to be a whole meal in itself? roll or sub (but only due to the influence of Subway)
  11. The piece of clothing worn by men at the beach? boardshorts, or DTs (dick togs)
  12. Shoes worn for sports? sneakers
  13. Putting a room in order? cleaning up, or tidying up
  14. A flying insect that glows in the dark? umm, firefly i guess; not that we have them where i live.
  15. The little insect that curls up into a ball? no idea what you're on about.
  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? see saw.
  17. How do you eat your pizza? one slice at a time....??
  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 sucky thing you put in a baby's mouth: dummy
  21. What a baby wears to poop in: nappy
  22. The main room the family sits in to relax, watch TV: living room
  23. The thing you wear in winter made of wool: that'd be my trenchcoat actually. but in context: jumper or pullover.
  24. A vegetable with purple skin: eggplant
  25. The stuff that makes a car go: money, ha ha ha. petrol.



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