Meaning of Liff: KALAMI to KIBBLESWORTH
(Liff words collected: 550)
KALAMI : (n.) The ancient Eastern art of being able to fold road-maps properly.
KANTURK : (n.) An extremely intricate knot originally used for belaying the topgallant foresheets of a gaff-rigged China clipper, and now more commonly observed when trying to get an old kite out of the cupboard under the stairs.
KEELE : (adj.) The horrible smell caused by washing ashtrays.
KELLING : (participial vb.) A person searching for something, who has reached the futile stage of re-looking i all the places they have looked once already, is said to be kelling.
KENT : (adj.) Politely determined not to help despite a violent urge to the contrary. Kent expressions are seen on the faces of people who are good at something watching someone else who can't do it at all.
KENTUCKY : (adv.) Fitting exactly and satisfyingly. The cardboard box that slides neatly into an exact space in a garage, or the last book which exactly fills a bookshelf, is said to fit 'real nice and kentucky'.
KERRY : (n.) The small twist of skin which separates each sausage on a string.
KETTERING : (n.) The marks left on your bottom or thighs after sunbathing on a wickerwork chair.
KETTLENESS : (adj.) The quality of not being able to pee while being watched.
KIBBLESWORTH : (n.) The footling amount of money by which the price of a given article in a shop is less than a sensible number, in a vain hope that at least one idiot will think it cheap. For instance, the kibblesworth on a pair of shoes priced at ú19.99 is 1p.
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