I was catching up with some pre-Christmas editions of I’m Sorry I haven’t a Clue. I know I’ve written about the programme before, but is very funny. The opening round was New Definitions, new meanings for old words. Here’s a selection:
Pendulous: When you can put a pen under it and it stays there.
Psychopath: Crazy paving.
Mistake: Winner of a butchers’ beauty competition.
Gross mistake: Unlikely winner of a butchers’ beauty competition.
Decease: To stop stopping.
Pallisade: What the Queen drinks.
Margate: The mother of all scandals.
Sentiment: The perfume he intended to buy.
Postulate: The new name for the Royal Mail.
Deglaze: To stop watching Neighbours.
Decade: . (Brit tv thing.)
Wisp: A really pathetic wasp.
I think we have the basis of a good blogging game — any offers for new definitions? Here are a few of mine:
Behemoth: An uncontrollable urge to head-butt lightbulbs.
Ex officio: Disgraced Home Secretary.
Immaculate: To remove leg hair.
Impeccable: Couldn’t you just kiss him.
Mandate probably links to the latter, but I won’t go there. Contributions welcome.