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Snitched from gillianinoz

(She always finds the coolest stuff!!)

 WHERE I COME FROM:
Small suburb of Dallas, Texas

WHAT DO YOU CALL:
1. A body of water, smaller than a river, contained within relatively narrow banks? 
A creek

2. What the thing you push around the grocery store is called?
A basket

3. A metal container to carry a meal in?
Lunchbox

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

5. The piece of furniture that seats three people?
Couch

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

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

8. Carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverages?
Cokes (this is kind of a Southern United States thing...doesn't matter if it's a Coke or a Pepsi or a Sprite, in general conversation, they're all called 'Cokes'.)

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

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

11. The piece of clothing worn by men at the beach?
Swim Trunks, or just Trunks

12. Shoes worn for sports?
Tennis Shoes

13. Putting a room in order?
Straightening up. (As opposed to 'cleaning', if you actually bust out the vacuum or broom and feather duster and go to town!)

14. A flying insect that glows in the dark?
Lightning Bugs

15. The little insect that curls up into a ball?
Roly-poly

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?
See-saw.

17. How do you eat your pizza?
By hand (trying to figure out what the other option would be...why in the world would you eat your pizza with a fork?)

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

19. What's the evening meal?
Supper.

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

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

These are a few Gillian added from her years in fanfic...

The back part of a car that opens up and you put stuff in?
A trunk (as opposed to "trunks", which means swimwear for males, as stated above ;-)

The little box that you step into and it takes you to the next floor?
An elevator

Concrete path that you walk on?
A sidewalk

Handheld light that takes batteries that you use to see at night?
A flashlight

Knitted garment for all ages that warms you from the waist up?
A sweater.

Cloth wrapped around a baby?
A diaper

Babies sleep in?
A crib

Babies pushed around in?
A stroller
 

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gillianinoz
Apr. 13th, 2008 01:54 am (UTC)
Regarding #1 - I probably should have said 'creek' as well - must have had a mental blank.

And, believe it or not, my sister-in-law eats pizza with a knife & fork. O.o

This was such a fun meme!
moria_mine
Apr. 13th, 2008 04:31 am (UTC)
Wow, I've never actually seen that before!!

And yes, this one was really a lot of fun!
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