Learn A New Word

Learn A New Word

Learn A New WordSTUDIES say that one of the ways to keep your brain sharp and alert is to learn something new everyday. New,  like a word. And studies as in I have never seen aforementioned study, but I hear a lot of people say that so I put it in the beginning to make  it sound like I knew something. Did it work? Am I now a trusted source? No? Hmmm..I did write this in an Upper Class English Accent. Bet that did they trick, huh? Now that I have established my authority and you are eager to learn a new word, I give you this list.

 

Arbitrator ar’-bi-tray-ter:
A cook that leaves Arby’s to work at McDonald’s.

Avoidable uh-voy’-duh-buhl:
What a bullfighter tries to do.

Baloney uh-lo’-nee:
Where some hemlines fall.

Bernadette urn’-a-det:
The act of torching a mortgage.

Burglarize ur’-gler-ize:
What a crook sees with.

Control kon-trol’:
A short, ugly inmate.

Counterfeiters kown-ter-fit-ers:
Workers who put together kitchen cabinets.

Eclipse i-klips’:
What an English barber does for a living.

Eyedropper i’-drop-ur:
A clumsy ophthalmologist.

Heroes hee’-rhos:
What a guy in a boat does.

Left Bank left’ bangk’:
What the robber did when his bag was full of loot.

Misty mis’-tee:
How golfers create divots.

Paradox par’-u-doks:
Two physicians.

Parasites par’-uh-sites:
What you see from the top of the Eiffel Tower.

Pharmacist farm’-uh-sist:
A helper on the farm.

Polarize po’-lur-ize:
What penguins and white bears see with.

Primate pri’-mat:
Removing your spouse from in front of the TV.

Relief
ee-leef’:
What trees do in the spring.

Rubberneck
ub’-er-nek:
What you do to relax your wife.

Seamstress seem’-stres:
Describes 200 pounds in a size two.

Selfish sel’-fish:
What the owner of a seafood store does.

Subdued sub-dood’:
A guy, that works on one of those submarines.

Sudafed sood’-a-fed:
Bringing litigation against a government official

This list originally found at www.caughtatwork.net/wisdom/view.php?itemid=417