Keep the Monday Blues away with a few literary laughs (or should that be grammatical guffaws?) 😄
MALE & FEMALE NOUNS:
From the Washington Post Style Invitational, in which it was postulated that English should have male and female nouns. Readers were asked to assign a gender to a noun of their choice and explain their reason.
The best submissions:
SWISS ARMY KNIFE: male, because even though it appears useful for a wide variety of work, it spends most of its time just opening bottles.
KIDNEYS: female, because they always go to the restroom in pairs.
TIRE: male, because it goes bald and often is over-inflated.
HOT-AIR BALLOON: male, because to get it to go anywhere you have to light a fire under it… and, of course, there’s the hot-air part.
SPONGES: female, because they are soft and squeezable and retain water.
WEB PAGE: female, because it is always getting hit on.
SHOE: male, because it is usually unpolished, with its tongue…
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