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Saturday, February 11, 2012

The New Dictionary

Websters come out with a new dictionary to reflect the modern times. Here are a few highlight of what's inside

  • 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.
  • CANNIBAL: Someone who is fed up with people.
  • CHICKENS: The only animals you eat before they are born and after they are dead.
  • COMMITTEE: A body that keeps minutes and wastes hours.
  • GOSSIP: A person who will never tell a lie if the truth will do more damage.
  • HANDKERCHIEF: Cold Storage.
  • INFLATION: Cutting money in half without damaging the paper.
  • MYTH: A female moth.
  • MOSQUITO: An insect that makes you like flies better.
  • RAISIN: Grape with a sunburn.
  • SECRET: Something you tell to one person at a time.
  • YAWN: An honest opinion openly expressed.
  • WRINKLES: Something other people have. You have character lines.
  • TOMORROW: One of the greatest labor saving devices of today

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