Sunday, January 25, 2009

Outdated Euphemisms

When I go this long without writing, I feel compelled to put up something just to prove I'm still alive. Today, I'm having fun with euphemisms; not to be confused with gravestone epitaphs ("Here lies...") which could be fun, too. I hope you enjoy them.

Outdated Euphemisms
Old SchoolNew Era
Dear JohnL8r
Fired/Laid off/DownsizedExecutive bonus secured
It’s all goodNot unemployed
Off the chain/hook/hizzleInaugural
PropsR-E-S-P-E-C-T (old is new again)
Sign here on the dotted lineBend over
Torture/Water boardingAnything out of Ann Colter’s mouth
ViagraEconomic stimulus
You peopleUs
Your place or mine?Text me

And just for fun...

Sex Metaphors
Then (Baseball)Now (Hockey)
First BaseFaceoff
Second BasePower Play
Third BaseIn the Crease
Home RunGoooooaaaaal!
Grand SlamHat Trick
StrikeoutPenalty Box

I'm sure we could add to this all year - your comments are welcome!

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