Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Glossary of terms:

sil·ly: - ludicrous, foolish, given to frivolity;

bănd: A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:

sil·ly + bănd: bright colorful elastic bands that come in different shapes and will snap back into shape after being stretched (see illustration); extremely popular amongst children between 5-18, with peak obsession tending around age 7; used as currency in some social circles;

boy: a male child, from birth to full growth, esp. one less than 18 years of age; usually high in energy and low in cleaning factor

mŏm: underpaid, self-sacrificing female adult who nurtures children, husband, and home without thought for reward; usually soft and warm; while no concrete evidence has ever surfaced, circumstantial evidence points to a primitive second set of eyes; short for momma

sil·ly + băndz + boy: known to incite extreme silliness and/or protectiveness; some mild cases of OCD have been associated when other children are involved; greedy consumer of children's tooth fairy monetary funds;

sil·ly + băndz + mŏm: Where did all your money go? Yikes! Your hand is turning purple. Honey, the washing machine filter is clogged...again! Son, you need to take off at least 47 of those before church--please. No I have not seen your rainbow unicorn band.


annalisa said...

That's quite a collection Adam has there!
How did they become so popular?!

Trisha said...

My kids look the same, and they love them... in Virginia we'd trade with all our friends. But here in Utah they are virtually unknown and we are still trying to get that trend going.

Linzie said...

Yes, we too have fallen victim to the silly bands!

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