Hoppo Bumpo (n): A children's game. Played by folding one's arms and hopping on one leg. Aim is to bump opponents, so that they lose their balance. Last person standing wins.

October 22, 2008

What am I?

One who knits is a knitter.
One who paints is a painter.
One who writes is a writer.

I like to sew. So, this makes me a .....? Anyone? Anyone?

Sewer (n): underground conduit for transporting human waste

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  1. Thats hilarious HB - never thought of it like that. Maybe you are a seamstress but that sounds awfully old fashioned.

  2. Well, if you like op-shopping you could say we make things out of other people's 'human waste.' : )
    Ewwwww - that's gross!

  3. I always love the fact the sewer (as in one who sews) and sewer (as in poo) are the same word...he he he

  4. Great post. I am having a very hearty chuckle.

  5. hee!!
    My sewing machine is called a Janome "Sewist"....feel free to use that term instead of stinky poo pipes!

  6. Excellent - thanks for pointing this out!

  7. Great minds think alike because this very question was bouncing around in my head. I just couldn't find such a funny way to ask!

    I struggle with this constantly. sewer? craftie? crazy textile purchaser who occasionally sews things together?

  8. Good Post!

    Best one I've read in a while :)

  9. Lol...a question for the ages. We need to come up with a new term, and the spread it through blogland, so it can enter the vernacular. :p

  10. Very very funny. As usual. You're on fire!

  11. Always learning!
    Till now for me a sewer was the one who sews...and now...

    You know: what stresses me more writting in English is making some kind of mistakes or using a word with double sense and that doesn't appear a kind soul to correct me!
    Grammatical mistakes everybody excuses, I think

  12. Very funny! I _like_!

    (from the girl who, aged about 7, announced to her family that she was going to become a 'drawer').

  13. Ah yeah, Jess. I think from now on, I'll be a sewist.

  14. Sorry - Drewzel...

  15. You just made me inhale coffee!
    Thanks for making my morning.

  16. haha that made me laugh...maybe you can call yourself a textile manipulater...

  17. Just as long as you don't get blocked up ( eww ! )


    ( word verification: "derti" - lol )

  18. ooh yes, a sewist sounds much better.
    thanks for the chuckles, today i need them!


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