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07 April 2008 @ 02:12 pm
Meme: What do YOU call ... ?  
Snagged from missmovies

Where did you grow up: Fox Valley area of Wisconsin


WHAT DO YOU CALL:

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

Creek

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

Grocery cart

3. A metal container to carry a meal in.

Lunch box

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

Frying pan

5. The piece of furniture that seats three people.

Couch, sofa

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

Eaves

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

Patio

8. Carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverages.

Pop

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.

Swimming trunks

12. Shoes worn for sports.

Sneakers

13. Putting a room in order.

Straightening up

14. A flying insect that glows in the dark.

Firefly

15. The little insect that curls up into a ball.

Don't remember seeing these around Wisconsin, but in the South Carolina I've heard them called Rolly 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.

Teeter Totter

17. How do you eat your pizza?

Mostly with our hands but if it's deep-dish than fork/knife.

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

Rummage 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?

Bubbler


Now back to my graduate coursework I'm supposed to be doing -- reading up on Educational Psychology (right now concentrating on Cognitive Theories of Development). Actually I do enjoy this part a lot better than the last module on the History of the U.S. Education System. *YAWN* But I've always done well in Psychology/Behavioral Science type classes. If I hadn't majored in Math for my undergraduate degree, Psychology would definitely been the next choice. :)
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