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One-Liner Wednesday – More appliance humor

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Conversation between me and my oldest son …

Me: Are you going to eat supper with me tonight?

Son: No, I’m already unthawing some sausages.

Me: You know “unthawing” means freezing, right?

Son: …

Me: That’s it. From now on it shall be known not as the freezer but as the unthaw-er.

Son: Yeah, yeah.

I have way too much fun at my kids’ expense.


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52 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday – More appliance humor

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  3. LOL! That’s how new words are born.

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  4. I still catch myself saying that sometimes. “Hey, can you take the chicken out to unthaw?” My husband just looks at me like I spoke Mandarin. Glad I’m not the only one! 😉

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  6. Have nothing in the brain today. But still enjoying reading everyone’s.

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  8. It’s like having a teacher for a mother…

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  15. Oh, how many times I told my children the same thing…

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  18. LOL, that’s funny! Kids, gotta love them!

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  20. Be careful how you tease them. When you are old and decrepit, they will get their revenge! 😀

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  23. They say crazy is inherited. We get it from our kids!

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  24. That’s funny. It hits a little close to home, though. I have unthawed leftover pizza for lunch.

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  27. Good point about “unthawing”. I am going to have to watch how I use that word. 🙂 Whenever I hear the word “thaw” I think it only goes one way.

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    • Your comment made me look “unthaw” up in the dictionary. It’s there! This is what it says:
      “NOTE: Although unthaw as a synonym of thaw is sometimes cited as an illogical error, it has persisted in occasional use for more than four centuries. It occurs in both American and British English.”
      Interesting!

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  30. and if you have a lisp, to cut those frozen sausages.. you’ll be thawing them

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  32. You have the knowledge 💜

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  35. Hee hee! Sometimes you just have to!!

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