01 April 2020

Improving words (14)

Some more revised word definitions, based on what the words visibly should mean.....

Anthem:  The lower edge of a skirt composed of small insects

Booking:  To jeer at a monarch

Delight:  To plunge something into darkness

Demonstrate:  A layer of Hellish monsters

Discount:  To express contempt for Dracula

Earnest:  When a bird lays its eggs in your organ of hearing

Epistolary:  Related to an e-mailed handgun

Finale:  An alcoholic drink made from fishes' organs of locomotion

Flatulent:  The leaky tire I borrowed from you

Fortune:  In favor of music

Hinterland:  The country of people who communicate with vague clues

Hoax:  A large hatchet wielded by a prostitute for self-defense

Liable:  Susceptible to being lied to

Moccasin:  To deride a taboo violation

Napalm:  A donation to support a brief sleep

Panicky:  Eww, that Greek satyr god is yucky

Parole:  The part of a father in a play

Potassium:  The element of which marijuana and rumps are made

Stylist:  A roster of habitations for pigs

Sublime:  Inferior to a citrus fruit

Vinegar:  A type of fish that grows on winding plants

[The previous "improving words" post is here.]


Blogger Sixpence Notthewiser said...

Punny. I needed that. Really.


01 April, 2020 04:37  
Blogger Debra She Who Seeks said...

Your mind works in strange and wonderful ways!

01 April, 2020 07:05  
Blogger Lady M said...

Had to really think about some of these - good job.

01 April, 2020 13:48  
Blogger Ami said...

I always love these. My favorite this time is discount. I don't know why. They were all wonderful.

01 April, 2020 14:20  
Blogger W. Hackwhacker said...

Sublime! (Which, as you defined in a previous "Improving Words (7)" means "What British sailors traditionally eat on an undersea vessel.")

Nicely done as usual!

01 April, 2020 14:30  
Blogger Mike said...

The ho ax was a good one.

01 April, 2020 16:46  
Blogger Victor said...

Hoax damn near had me peeing in my shorts!

But ALL are great!

Thank, I needed the laughs tonight!!!

01 April, 2020 19:44  
Blogger jenny_o said...

So clever! Can't pick a favourite, they're all so good.

01 April, 2020 21:21  
Blogger Bruce said...

Did you know that irony is the opposite of wrinkly?

02 April, 2020 10:34  
Blogger jono said...

These are always terrific!

02 April, 2020 11:02  
Blogger Mary Kirkland said...

Those are very clever.

02 April, 2020 13:00  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Thanks everyone! I hope I'm providing a bit of diversion.....

03 April, 2020 00:40  
Blogger RO said...

Your mind never ceases to amaze AND impress me. There has to be a way to make some t-shirts and get rich with quite a few of these Infidel(lol) Lots and lots of hugs, RO

04 April, 2020 02:56  
Blogger Nan said...

I'd like to share these on Facebook. Any objections?

Would you want me to reference your blog or provide your name? 

04 April, 2020 15:24  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

RO: Maybe we should do a joint venture.....

Nan: That's fine -- but yes, if you do post this (or anything of mine) on Facebook, please include a link back to my blog. Thanks.

04 April, 2020 17:29  

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