Word Origins

Peter to friend: “It’s called a watermelon because it’s a melon and it’s made of water.”

Awed pause.

Peter to friend: “It’s called a cannonloupe, because it looks like a cannon.”

Awed pause.

Buzzkiller Mom: “It’s not a cannonloupe, it’s a cantaloupe.”

Reflective pause.

Peter to friend: “It’s called a cantaloupe, because it can’t…it can’t…it can’t lope!”

Whatever.

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2 thoughts on “Word Origins

  1. I actually lol'd!

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