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
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
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
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
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?
Answer: 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?
Answer: 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?
Answer: a day’s speculation
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?
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
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 – an actual ‘First’ for me
1. It’s obvious what baked beans and baked potatoes are. But what is a
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
Ans: I shall have to wait and see since this is unknown territory for me. Me thinks I should
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
Ans: His compact GPS tracker’s battery registered below 20 percent.
First Fibbing Friday of 2020
- What is an earwig?
Ans: A synthetic earmuff
- Do echoes get frustrated hearing themselves all the time?
Ans: Only if they screenshot their words
- 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 🙂
- What is the truth about cats and dogs?
Ans: They really are fond of each other.
- Why do they call it a hairpin bend?
Ans: It’s hard to describe a ‘U’.
- What is a toad in a hole?
Ans: A recipe I’d prefer not to order for breakfast
- What are the bear necessities?
Ans: Cozy fleece sleepwear fabric coated with honey and bees
- What is hopscotch?
Ans: A sidewalk game – hop over the piles of butterscotch candies
- Maggie may and Prudence is dear, but what is Simon?
Ans: Somebody’s son – Simon says clueless.
- What are skinny jeans?
Ans: Opposites of fat genes