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Definitions that get to the point
Mar 14, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler
Sometimes the easy words can be made easier.
Consider these definitions shared with me recently:
Adult: A person who has stopped growing at both ends and is now growing in the middle.
Beauty Parlor: A place where women curl up and dye.
Chickens: The only animals you eat before they are born and after they are dead.
Committee: A body that keeps minutes and wastes hours.
Dust: Mud with the juice squeezed out.
Egotist: Someone who is usually me-deep in conversation.
Handkerchief: Cold Storage.
Inflation: Cutting money in half without damaging the paper.
Mosquito: An insect that makes you like flies better.
Raisin: A grape with a sunburn.
Secret: Something you tell to one person at a time.
Skeleton: A bunch of bones with the person scraped off.
Toothache: The pain that drives you to extraction.
Tomorrow: One of the greatest labor saving devices of today.
Yawn: An honest opinion openly expressed.
Wrinkles: Something other people have, similar to my character lines.