Fibbing Friday – Feb 3rd

To fib is to state a different meaning for each of the ten-word prompts
assuming you had no idea each was a name of a particular bird.

1.  COOT – a cumbersome old fart
2.  DUNLIN – a place to vacation
3.  HOBBY – fav goof-off task
4.  KNOT – tangled crochet loop
5.  RUFF – loud dog conversationalist
6.  SCAUP – a bald scaled salt-water fish
7.  SERIN – over-the-counter medication
8.  SMEW – sound from an unexpected kiss
9.  SNIPE ~ cotton fabric quilting block
10.TWITE – brief remark

Fibbing Friday ~ Jan. 27th

This week:  ‘Music Maestro’
Alternatives for ’10’ musical terms

Allegro – metronome mark
Pianissimo – mezzo forte (louder but softer)
Lento – prestissimo (extremely fast)
Coda – classical Sonata
Forte – play Largo (slow)
Pizzicato – violinist’s double stop
Contralto – male’s musical pitch
Dolce – fast tempo
Intermezzo – musical intermission
Largo – tranquil BPM direction

Fibbing Friday ~ 20th January

Questions and Answers (Fibs)

Q. What is boisterous?
A. Tranquil sloth

Q. What is a womaniser?
A. Femme fatale

Q. What is a faux paux?
A. No-fault divorce

Q. Define plumber.
A. Licensed renegade

Q. What is a sous chef?
A. Slow cooker

Q. What is antisocial?
A. Neighborhood troublemaker

Q. Why did they call the wind Maria?
A. Pronoun choice

Q. Where would you find a kettle drum?
A. Kitchen stovetop

Q. What is a kango drill?
A. Military exercise

Q. What makes bread rise?
A. Baker’s magic

Fibbing Friday ~ Jan 6th

Q. Aurora Borealis is also known as
A. A group of energetic dancers

Q. Who was Farouk Balsara
A. A talented comedian

Q. Chasing Cars is by which group
A. Catch Me if You Can

Q. What is Detritus
A. A cobblestone street in the city

Q. Eggplant is also known as
A. An elongated distorted pepper

Q. Who is Filbert Fox
A. A long lost relative of oleomargarine

Q. Gentoo is a what
A. An extra, extra-large Band-Aid

Q, Rutabaga is also called what
A. Fashionable dancing street celery

Q. What is IPlayer
A. A wide receiver in football

Q. Jambo is a greeting in which language
A. Pig Latin

Fibbing Friday ~ February 25th

questions asked ~ fibs for answers

In the world of international finance, what do the abbreviations
USD and GBP stand for?
Answer: universal savings data ~ global balance payouts 

What exactly is cryptocurrency?
a variable of printed cash

What is the difference between stocks and bonds?
Answer: financial risks and returns

What is meant by a ‘bull’ market?
Answer: reservation for Zodiac ‘Taurus’ buyers

What is meant by a ‘bear’ market?
space prerequisite uncouth traders

What is a stock split?
Answer:  investors’ temporary gain

What exactly is crowdfunding?
Answer:  gathering of professional money-makers

What is a pension?
Answer: rare private sector plan

What is a 401(k)?
Answer:  secret to success

What is day trading?
  a day’s speculation

Fibbing Friday: May 22nd 2020

1. How big was the one who got away?
Ans: Unknown – centipede with all its’ segmented legs sped away before I could bring
out my ruler.

2. What comes after a storm?
Ans: Beautiful weather, a catastrophic mess to clean up and can’t forget those
bouquets of flowers – an expression to convey ‘sorry’ following argument(s).

3. Why do fish swim?
Ans: To avoid walking on the ocean floor/if camouflaged easy way to catch prey

4. What colour is grass?
Ans: Dark green if maintained well and shade of brown if exposed to high temps
and lack of water

5. What’s over the hill?
Ans: A huge surprise (positive or negative) for certain

6. What is the color of money?
Ans: Varies country-to-country and can’t forget words / markings people
pen on bills with their permanent markers 

7. What do goats, pigs and roosters have in common?
Ans: Annoying habits 

8. Who lives in the woods?
Ans: Bambi

9. What does an ill wind bring?
Ans: Bad vibes/news for some – others benefit from and a computer freeze for me. 

10. What is a windfall?
Ans: A lottery win over $600 which requires a trip to Lottery headquarters /
can’t cash at supermarkets nor convenience stores

Fibbing Friday: May 22nd 2020

Fibbing Friday: April 3rd 2020

This weeks questions:

01. What is the Pythagorean Theorem?
Ans: Reminder why I chose Business Course in High School and Accounting
courses in college

02. What is the Higgs boson better known as?
Ans: The host to universe’s dark matter

03. Technically an acronym, what does COVID-19 actually stand for?
Ans: An invisible enemy that led to a serious worldwide medical crisis

04. What is the Theory of Relativity?
Ans: Special versus General makes for an excellent Advanced Science course project.

05. What is Newton’s Third Law?
Ans: The one following his ‘first’ and ‘second’ laws of motion

06. What is the difference between mass and weight?
Ans: A heart-healthy diet and numbers registered on the scale

07. What is the formula for density?
Ans: Percentage ratio of fabric fibers compacted together

08. What is the process by which a solid transforms directly into a gas called?
Ans: Vegetarian diet containing lots of cruciferous vegetables

09. What makes biology unique compared to other sciences?
Ans: High school classmates following teacher’s instructions dissect a frog. 

10. According to one particular idiom, what do April showers bring?
Ans: An overabundance of weeds – total opposite of a gardener’s floral dream

Fibbing Friday: April 3rd 2020

First Fibbing Friday of 2020

First Fibbing Friday of 2020 – an actual ‘First’ for me

Ten questions:

1. It’s obvious what baked beans and baked potatoes are. But what is a
baked Alaska? 
Ans: A yummie dessert – avoid unless wish to add to one’s spare tire.

2. What is a TLA?
Ans: Talkative Lackadaisical Adult

3. What was boombangabang?
Ans: New Year’s Eve fireworks from the pier

4 . How would you describe a cornice?
Ans: An architectural projection – ice dam count?

5. Who will be on the back of the new £ 20 note when it comes into circulation
in February?
Ans: I shall have to wait and see since this is unknown territory for me. Me thinks I should
Google it. 

6. Where will you be able to buy sky hooks?
Ans: Shop at your local sporting goods store – that fails try hardware store.

7. If two’s company and three’s a crowd, what’s four?
Ans: A recipe for a debate or conflict 

8. Why are squares on a checkers board alternately black and white?
Ans: To allow each player to use his / her color scheme – my board was black and red.

9. What happens to all the holes cut out of ring doughnuts?
Ans: Sold in cute boxes with handles ‘Munchkins’ – small children (even some adults) devour them.

10. Why did the rabbit go up the hole, round the tree, (right to left) and back down
the hole?
Ans: His compact GPS tracker’s battery registered below 20 percent.

First Fibbing Friday of 2020






Fibbing Friday – September 27th

  1. What is an earwig?
    Ans: A synthetic earmuff
  2. Do echoes get frustrated hearing themselves all the time?
    Ans: Only if they screenshot their words
  3. A stitch in time may save nine, but what happens if you haven’t got a needle?
    Ans: Opt for super glue – be precise though 🙂 
  4. What is the truth about cats and dogs?
    Ans: They really are fond of each other.
  5. Why do they call it a hairpin bend?
    Ans: It’s hard to describe a ‘U’.
  6. What is a toad in a hole?
    Ans: A recipe I’d prefer not to order for breakfast 
  7. What are the bear necessities?
    Ans: Cozy fleece sleepwear fabric coated with honey and bees
  8. What is hopscotch?
    Ans: A sidewalk game – hop over the piles of butterscotch candies
  9. Maggie may and Prudence is dear, but what is Simon?
    Ans:  Somebody’s son – Simon says clueless.
  10.  What are skinny jeans?
    Ans: Opposites of fat genes