Fibbing Friday — Potpourri of Whats

Frank (aka PCGuy) and Di (aka Pensitivity101) alternate as hosts for Fibbing Friday, a silly little exercise where we are to write a post with our answers to the ten questions below. But as the title suggests, truth is not an option. The idea is to fib a little, a lot, tell whoppers, be inventive, silly, or even outrageous, in our responses. Today is Di’s turn and she wants to know…

1. What is meant by jumping bail?

It’s a game a lot of college students play where they drill holes in small rowboats and then jump in them and start bailing water before they sink. Whoever keeps their boat afloat before it goes under is the winner.

2. What is a skipping rope?

It’s when there is a rope barrier to keep people in line and someone skips over it to get a better place in line.

3. What is a sickly hue?

It’s the name of a paint color that is a combination of puke green and bile yellow.

4. What is cooking the books?

It’s what happens when the cookbook you’re using gets too close to the flame on your gas stove and catches fire.

5. What is a microwave?

It’s the tiny, delicate wave of the hand that Queen Elizabeth uses when she’s waving to the crowd from her carriage.

6. What is meant by passing the buck?

In the animal kingdom, it’s when a female deer (doe) rejects the advances of a male deer (buck).

7. What are air kisses?

It’s a bag of chocolate kisses that are shot at the crowd at a sporting event using a T-shirt cannon.

8. What is meant by shooting one’s mouth off?

It’s what happens when someone in the crowd gets hit in the mouth by a bag of chocolate kisses shot from a T-shirt launcher.

9. What does a dentist do?

It’s a suction device that is used to pop small dents from cars.

10. What is a ruff?

It’s the name of Dennis the Menace’s dog.

12 thoughts on “Fibbing Friday — Potpourri of Whats

  1. Marleen January 7, 2022 / 8:56 am


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  2. writerravenclaw January 7, 2022 / 10:56 am

    Great answers, I’ll be watching the micro wave from the queen next time she is in town.

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    • Fandango January 7, 2022 / 10:58 am

      She’s the best at those micro waves!


  3. leigha66 January 7, 2022 / 11:29 pm

    Creative answers! I think I will forever refrain from painting anything in a sickly hue!

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  4. Nope, Not Pam January 8, 2022 / 1:12 am

    I love the microwave, it fits perfectly

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