Saturday, October 29, 2011

Lateral Definitions

TOOTHACHE - The pain that drives you to extraction.

BEAUTY PARLOUR - 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.

TOMORROW - One of the greatest labor saving devices of today.

YAWN - An honest opinion openly expressed.

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