Deborah (debris4spike) wrote,

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The Word Meme

I saw this meme on the odd chances I got to sneak onto dad's pc over the weekend - so thought I would give it a go.

Age: 48
Where you grew up: Essesx/East London ... but my mum came from Northamptonshire, so some words are from her!

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

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

3. A metal container to carry a meal in: Our lunch boxes are plastic ... I would say the metal ones were cake tine, or biscuit barrels. 

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

5. The piece of furniture that seats three people:  Sofa (mum would say settee)

6. The device on the outside of the house that carries rain off the roof:  Gutter and drain pipes.

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

8. Carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverages:  Fizz (my dad's name!)

9. A flat, round breakfast food served with syrup:  Pancakes ... except I don't have them for breaky! 

10. A long sandwich designed to be a whole meal in itself:  Roll

11. The piece of clothing worn by men at the beach:  Trunks 

12. Shoes worn for sports:  Trainers (or plimsolls)

13. Putting a room in order:  Tidying up.

14. A flying insect that glows in the dark:  Don't know - I just avoid insects! 

15. The little insect that curls up into a ball:  Pig, or woodlouse.

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:  Cut in slices ... Pick it up and bite it.

18. What's it called when private citizens put up signs and sell their used stuff:   Garage sale - mostly though people go to Car Boot Sales..

19. What's the evening meal?:  Dinner

20. The thing under a house where the furnace and perhaps a rec room are:  Basement.

21. What do you call the thing that you can get water out of to drink in public places: Water fountain

Tags: england
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