Monday, April 14, 2008

Regional Dialect

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 buggy or shopping cart

3. a metal container to carry a meal in.
a lunch box

4. the thing that you cook bacon and eggs in.
frying pan

5. the piece of furniture that seats three people.
A couch

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

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

8. carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverage.
a coke I know that's a name brand but I still call it that but that is all I drink

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.
swimsuit or bathing suit

12. shoes worn for sports.
tennis shoes

13. putting a room in order.
cleaning up

14. a flying insect that glows in the dark.
lightening bug

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?
pick it up and eat

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

22: if something is diagonally located, where is it in relation to you?
katty corner

23. what do you call the place where the water comes out of the sink?
faucet

24. what are the four points of the compass? east, west, north, & south

Just a fun little post you should try it, I will post about my weekend later maybe after I have wrapped my head around everything!

Happy Monday!
Carrie

3 comments:

Boy & Girl said...

oh that's fun!! growing up I lived in Chicago and they called it "pop", but living in TX for so long it's "coke".

Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Carrie said...

yeah its coke we know better but that is how it is lol

Amy said...

I so love that somebody else calls that thing at the grocery store a buggy! Sometimes people look at me like I'm crazy when I call it that.