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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 ...

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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.

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