Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
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1. A body of water, smaller than a river, contained within relatively narrow banks.

Sinuous rill

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

That which might be found in a river

3. A metal container to carry a meal in.

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

kitchen

5. The piece of furniture that seats three people.

the *big* chair

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

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

the pub

8. Carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverages.

sugar water

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

pikelet

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

pan bagna

11. The piece of clothing worn by men at the beach?

raincoat

12. Shoes worn for sports.

Nike

13. Putting a room in order.

spring cleaning

14. A flying insect that glows in the dark.

solar firefly jar

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

earwig

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.

the economy

17. How do you eat your pizza?

no white on the egg, please

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

eBay

19. What's the evening meal?

served later than it should be

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

horror movie

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