Saturday, November 22, 2008

We could be from seperate planets

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

Heidi-Creek

Jenn-Crik

2. What’s the thing you push around the grocery store called.

Heidi-Shopping Cart

Jenn-Grocery Cart

3. A container to carry a meal in.

Heidi-Lunchbox

Jenn-Lunchbox

4. The thing that you cook bacon and eggs in.

Heidi-A Pan?

Jenn-A frying pan

5. The piece of furniture that seats three people.

Heidi-Couch (Although the first thought in my head was davenport)

Jenn-Sofa or Couch

6. The device on the outside of the house that carries rain off the roof.

Heidi-Gutters

Jenn-Gutters

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

Heidi-Porch

Jenn-Porch

8. Carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverages.

Heidi-Pop (although I am forced to say soda where I live)

Jenn-Soda

9. A flat, round breakfast food served with syrup.

Heidi-Pancakes!! (Can we have them for dinner soon?)

Jenn-Pancakes

Annabelle-Pan-e-cakes

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

Heidi-Hogie or Submarine

Jenn-Sub (so in Michigan did you have Hogieways instead of Subways?)

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

Heidi-Trunks

Jenn-Trunks

12. Shoes worn for sports.

Heidi-Tennis Shoes

Jenn-Sneakers

13. Putting a room in order.

Heidi-Clean up

Jenn-Ret Up (Heidi HATES this term and "are you ret to go?")

14. A flying insect that glows in the dark.

Heidi-firefly

Jenn-Lightening Bug

15. Little insects that curls up into a ball.

Heidi-Pill Bug

Jenn-Rollie Pollies

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.

Heidi-Teeter Totter (Have I ever shown you my teeter-totter scar?)

Jenn-SeeSaw

17. How do you eat your pizza?

Heidi-um, bite by bite

Jenn-Folded in half

18. What’s it called when private citizens put up signs and sell their used stuff?

Heidi-Garage or Yard Sale

Jenn-Garage Sale

19. What’s the evening meal?

Heidi-Dinner

Jenn-If it is before 6pm it is Supper, if it is after 6pm it is dinner.

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

Heidi-Basement

Jenn-Basement

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

Heidi-Drinking Fountain

Jenn-Water Fountain

22. What do you call the meal that Manwich makes?

Heidi-SLOPPY JOES

Jenn-Barbecue

23. What is Chicken Pot Pie

Heidi-A yummy chicken and gravy dish with vegetables served in a pie shell.

Jenn-A stew with noodles.


(I added those last two myself. People who grew up here in Pennsylvania Dutch land are odd.)

1 comment:

Kim said...

This was fun. M and I had different answers on most too.