I’d like to buy an “ed!”

Posted: November 12, 2019 in Humor, Words
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Call me persnickety, but not only does “butter popcorn” sounds excessively greasy, but how on earth do you get it to pop? Tack on an “ed” and you’re looking at at my favorite snack (although I prefer homemade and not too much butter.)

  1. beth says:

    I have to agree with this –

  2. When your brain notices little details like that it tends to conjure up all the wrong imagery, doesn’t it? 🤣

  3. Your English teachers would be proud. 🙂

    • 🙂 I grew up this way and can’t help seeing or hearing when something is wrong. One thing I’ve noticed on TV is that many announcers leave of “ly”, as in “That happened really quick” instead of “quickly.” People for the Ethical Treatment of Adverbs are NOT happy! 🙂

  4. Dan Antion says:

    Ran out of room? I think I’d like it with the ‘ed’ as well.

  5. dweezer19 says:

    Yeah, that’s as bad as Smoke meat. Does that mean you roll it up and try to light the bloody end?

  6. de Wets Wild says:

    Attention to detail goes a long way most of the time!

  7. I read a wonderful article once, detailing the tremendously competitiveness between popcorn people on how to get the biggest “pop” from a kernel of popcorn. It has to do with the amount of water they can get into each kernel that explodes into popcorn. Fascinating.

  8. Leya says:

    Sometimes I laugh at all the misspelling and shortening of words and words left out…but sometimes I only get tired. What is it with people? This one was almost OK though….

  9. Haha Yes, you are persnickety and what a lovely word that is. Almost as delicious as buttered popcorn. 😅

  10. Su Leslie says:

    I’m totally with you on this Janet.

  11. JT Twissel says:

    Popcorn is my favorite as well!

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