(The word he was looking for was cereal.)
And the Meat Fork?
My husband wanted me to pass him the cooking tongs.
Yes You Can
Didn’t know what to call people from Japan as a kid so I decided on “Japanicans”.
Out of the Mouths of Babes
My dad let me watch him work on things in the garage when I was little. He thought it was hilarious that I called sparks “fire crumbs”.
Called a lab coat a Science Vest.
That’s what Dolph Lundgren would be wearing.
I once worked with a German guy who asked me what the English word for ‘a snail without a house on his back’. Took me a while to work out he meant a slug.
German for slug translates to naked snail.
How Now Brown…
My friend couldn’t remember the word “cow” for some reason, so she googled “moo beast” to remember.
At one point I started googling “map of the year” because my brain short-circuited and I couldn’t recall the word “calendar”.
The Forest for the Trees
Just this week my wife invented the term “tree chunk” when she forgot the word “wood”.
Couldn’t remember the word “athlete” so I went with “sportician”.