What If the Person Who Named Walkie Talkies Named Everything?
You’ve probably never thought about how weird the word ‘walkie talkie’ is until now. Here’s what would happen if we named everything like that.
Let’s name things like the Walkie Talkie
A few years back, Reddit user dirtknapp asked the Internet: “What would the person who named Walkie Talkies have named other things?” The answers went on for a smiley whiley—and here are our very favorites. Also, use these words to be instantly funnier.
Spoons would be…
—Reddit user unproperNoun
Please stop slurping your meal off of your soupy scoopy. You’ve probably never heard these funny words before.
Wigs would be…
—Reddit user betty_netch
Grandpa likes to wear a hairy weary for special occasions because he lost all his real hair.
A defibrillator would be…
—Reddit user whatasteve
Is this building equipped with a hearty starty? You’ll want to start using these hilarious made-up words.
Computers would be…
—Reddit user IranianGenius
Make sure to bring your starey squaries to lecture today.
Cruise missiles would be…
—Reddit user sjhock
We saw lots of antique zoomie boomies at the war museum. These old-timey words will have your sentences sounding just as funny as these.
Microwaves would be…
—Reddit user Bronzefeather
The instructions say to cook it in the heatie eaty for four minutes.
Allergies would be…
—Reddit user dezzawintz
My wheezy sneezies are always so bad this time of year. Here are some words we no longer use (but should!).