Monday, March 1, 2010
A Mr. Mike Hunt from Slippery Hole Wyoming asks...
"Dear Mr. Knowitall, Some words seem to have more than one meaning, why is this? Did we run out of words? And could you please give us a few more examples of words with multiple meanings?"
Dear Mike...You mean ambiguity? Sure I can, hehehehehe...
1.) COFFEE, n. The person upon whom one coughs.
2.) FLABBERGASTED, adj. Appalled by discovering how much weight one has gained.
3.) ABDICATE, v. To give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach.
4.) ESPLANADE, v. To attempt an explanation while drunk.
5.) WILLY-NILLY, adj. Impotent.
6.) NEGLIGENT, adj. Absentmindedly answering the door while wearing a nightgown.
7.) LYMPH, v. To walk with a lisp.
8.) GARGOYLE n. Olive flavored mouthwash.
9.) FLATULENCE n. Emergency vehicle sent to pick someone up who has been run over by a steam-roller.
10.) BALDERDASH n. A rapidly receding hairline.
11.) TESTICLE n. A humorous question on an exam.
12.) POKEMON n. A Rastafarian proctologist.
13.) OYSTER n. A person that sprinkles their conversation with Yiddishisms.
14.) CIRCUMVENT n. An opening in front of boxer shorts worn by Jewish men.
15.) BACTERIA n. The rear of a cafeteria.
I think thats enough information for today, Mr. Knowitall grows weary.
Good question though... Thanks.
Just an observation here Mike, I certainly hope that you do NOT have a job where you are paged very often.!!