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April 20, 2004

The following are passed along to me and are credited to"The Hillbilly Journal of Medicine." I'm not familiar with that dictionary, but some of these may tickle your funny bone. Enjoy. (These came to me from a friend who knows I enjoy a good pun.)

Secretion - Hiding something.
Tablet - A small table to change babies on.
Seizure - A Roman emperor.
Terminal Illness - Getting sick at the train station.
Tumor - More than one.
Varicose - Nearby.
Fester - Quicker than someone else.
Fibula - A small lie.
Hangnail - What you hang your coat on.
Labor Pain - Getting hurt at work.
Morbid - A higher offer than I bid.
Nitrates - Cheaper than day rates.
Benign - What you be after you be eight.
Bacteria - Back door to cafeteria.
Barium - What you do with dead folks.
Catscan - Searching for the cat.
Coma - A punctuation mark.

If that's not enough, try these on for size. They come from the editor at Stars & Stripes ewsletter, Ron Hatcher. We'll just look at a few of them.

Those who jump off a bridge in Paris are in Seine. A backward poet writes in verse. A man's home is his castle, in a manor or speaking.
Dijon Vu - The same Mustard as before.
Practice safe eating - Always use condiments.
Shotgun Wedding - A case of wife or death.
A hangover is the wrath of grapes.
Dancing cheek-to-cheek is really a form of floor play.
Reading while sunbathing makes you well red.
When two egotists meet, it's an I for an I.

More of these some other time, if you can stand it.