Silly Sunday

Sunday is the place to come for weekly laughs. The rules are simple, just have fun.

This is a great opportunity to get to know other bloggers and have a laugh or two in the process. Here is how it works: Laugh and Link Up!

Alternate Meanings for Common Words:

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

Coffee, n. The person upon whom one coughs.

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

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

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

Willy-nilly, adj. Impotent.

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

Lymph, v. To walk with a lisp.

Gargoyle, n. Olive-flavored mouthwash.

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

Balderdash, n. A rapidly receding hairline.

Testicle, n. A humorous question on an exam.

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

Pokemon, n.. A Rastafarian proctologist.

Oyster, n. A person who sprinkles his conversation with Yiddishisms.

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

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

Silly Sunday Participants

1. Silly Sunday
2. messymimi
3. Margs Animals
4. Cody
5. Agent 54
6. Woodsterman
7. BFDude
9. Cranky
10. Just Out
11. Albom Adventures
12. Silly & Sweet Selfies

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  40 comments for “Silly Sunday

  1. Ann
    November 13, 2016 at 1:45 am

    These are hysterical Some people are so clever.

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:10 pm

      Yes they are Ann. πŸ™‚

  2. November 13, 2016 at 3:09 am

    Heeheehee! Esplain is also what Cajuns do when they want to tell you something. They ax questions, and then esplain the answer.

    Have a blessed and beautiful Sunday!

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:11 pm

      I love your Silly Sunday jokes the very best too. πŸ™‚

  3. November 13, 2016 at 3:20 am

    Those are really funny. It is fun to have a laugh early in the morning. Sandee, you and Zane have a fantastic day.

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:11 pm

      I agree Marg. So much ugly about it's good to have a laugh. πŸ™‚

  4. November 13, 2016 at 5:34 am

    Ha,ha,ha. Interesting words of interest. What did I just say?
    Have a interesting Sunday Sandee & Zane. See ya.

    Cruisin Paul

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:12 pm

      Some people are just so very clever Paul. You have a great Sunday my friend. πŸ™‚

  5. November 13, 2016 at 5:48 am

    Oh my, these are funny! Great minds think these up and make us laugh. We need more laughs!

    Big hugs, honey…

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:12 pm

      We sure do with all these idiots out destroying their own towns and cities. Bunch of cry babies. πŸ™‚

  6. November 13, 2016 at 6:31 am

    My fav is lymph

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:13 pm

      I like that one too Joe. πŸ™‚

  7. November 13, 2016 at 7:12 am

    Disastrophie, n Obamacare

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:13 pm

      You're clever too. :

  8. November 13, 2016 at 7:45 am

    Good ones # 3 is me πŸ™‚ have a very good Sunday and a great week

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:13 pm

      Me too Louise, me too. πŸ™‚

  9. Jan
    November 13, 2016 at 8:43 am

    I can see a need for all of these.

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:14 pm

      Me too Jan. πŸ™‚

  10. November 13, 2016 at 9:50 am

    These are quite original. I don't think I've heard of any of them before.

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:14 pm

      I just found them a few days ago and I'd not seen these before either. πŸ™‚

  11. November 13, 2016 at 10:47 am

    I am #2 when I stepped on the weighing machine and #3 when I looked into the mirror this morning! Lol!

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:15 pm

      I know. I've the same problem Nancy. πŸ™‚

  12. November 13, 2016 at 10:54 am

    I have definitely abdicated πŸ™‚

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:16 pm

      Me too, me too. πŸ™‚

  13. November 13, 2016 at 11:26 am

    OMG- too funny- someone had a fabulous way with these words!
    Big hugs to you and Zane!

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:17 pm

      Yes they did Kathe. πŸ™‚

  14. November 13, 2016 at 12:18 pm

    LOL!!! These are absolutely hysterical, Sandee!!! πŸ˜€ I hope you had a great weekend. Hugs. πŸ™‚

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:17 pm

      We were on our boat since Thursday. Just got home a bit ago. Had a fabulous weekend. πŸ™‚

  15. November 13, 2016 at 12:26 pm

    These are great!!! πŸ˜€

    • November 13, 2016 at 3:17 pm

      I thought so too Lauren. πŸ™‚

  16. November 13, 2016 at 3:58 pm

    Hahaha this is gold!

    • November 14, 2016 at 5:54 am

      But most of all it's silly. πŸ™‚

  17. November 13, 2016 at 4:29 pm


    • November 14, 2016 at 5:56 am

      πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  18. November 14, 2016 at 11:41 am

    Some of those are pretty creative.

    • November 14, 2016 at 1:39 pm

      They sure are Binky. πŸ™‚

  19. November 15, 2016 at 3:51 pm

    hi Sandee loved them all especially the last one .. bless

    • November 15, 2016 at 4:02 pm

      Yep, most of the guys like this one. πŸ™‚

  20. November 21, 2016 at 9:25 pm

    Hi Sandee, I knew my husband was suffering from a severe case of balderdash and now I have proof! Can't wait for him to wake up!


    • November 22, 2016 at 7:21 am

      How did he take your find? Probably not well. πŸ™‚

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