Saturday, February 21, 2009

Mensa Invitational Part Two

But first, Linked received a very cool review from Kristy Bock at ParaNormalRomance. Thank you, Kristy! "an intense read...Barbara Huffert's Linked breaks the mold by balancing love, violence and mind blowing sex. ...Linked takes you on an adventure and is not for the meek." Yeah, I'm smiling. Click here to read the rest.

And now, back to the Mensa Invitational.

The Washington Post has also published the winning submissions to its yearly contest, in which readers are asked to supply alternate meanings for common words. And the winners are:

1. Coffee , n. The person upon whom one coughs.

2. Flabbergasted , adj. Appalled by discovering how much weight one has gained.

3. Abdicate , v. To give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach.

4. Esplanade , v. To attempt an explanation while drunk.

5. Willy-nilly , adj. Impotent.

6. Negligent, adj. Absentmindedly answering the door when wearing only a nightgown.

7. Lymph , v. To walk with a lisp.

8. Gargoyle , n. Olive-flavored mouthwash.

9. Flatulence , n. Emergency vehicle that picks up someone who has been run over by a steamroller.

10. Balderdash , n.. A rapidly receding hairline.

11. Testicle , n. A humorous question on an exam.

12. Rectitude , n. The formal, dignified bearing adopted by proctologists.

13. Pokemon , n. A Rastafarian proctologist.

14. Oyster , n. A person who sprinkles his conversation with yiddishisms.

15. Frisbeetarianism , n. The belief that, after death, the soul flies up onto the roof and gets stuck there.

16. Circumvent , n. An opening in the front of boxer shorts worn by Jewish men.


Kenzie Michaels said...

Yay on the review:)

And yes, these are hysterical!

Sandra Cox said...

Funny! And congrats on the review:)

Anny Cook said...

Okay... let's see if I can type through the watery eyes from laughing.

Congrats on the wonderful review.

Anonymous said...

You and Regina just won't stop with making me laugh, and I guess I can't complain about that. Too funny.

Regina Carlysle said...

HA!!!!! Great review, darlin. Not a bit surprised about that.