9 Oct 2007

THURSDAY THIRTEEN





13 nicknames for the neighbors

Now that I am not working anymore I have time enough to listen to gossips and here are 13 names given by children or others to neighbors which I repeat with my venomous tongue !


1. Children call one neighbor "the old asshole" because he always shouts at them and chases them away


2. There is one who is called the "Elephant" because when he sneezes the whole neigborhood is jumping into the air


3. One is called "the draft" because she always is in a hurry


4. One is called "the tattletale" because he is aware of everything and everybody and if you meet him you have at least for half an hour to listen to his news.


5. There also is a man called "The Newspaper" because he informs you of everything going on in the neighborhood.


6. Children call a woman "The boat" because when she walks she swings from one side to the other and is quite fat.


7. They also call another one "The wine bottle" because every morning she goes out for buying cigarettes and comes back with a bottle of wine


8. There is also one they call "The high fart" because she is very snobbish and doesn't look at anybody


9. We also have a "mother hen" because she is always busy to look after her children and of course bothers the others


10. "The beauty" is a man who takes himself for a superstar and makes everybody laugh


11. "The busy bee" is a woman who is cleaning all the time, especially her garden so that everybody can see her


12. "The accountant" is a man who always wears a suit even when he mows his lawn


13. Children also baptisized a man "the ape" because he is quite hairy

Unfortunately I don't know how they call me !!!




31 comments:

Anonymous said...

Love your spunk! I'm a huge "renamer" in my blog life too. My favorite neighbor one-liner is:

"I am the quiet neighbor who owns the big freezer."

Check out my middle school educator one-liners.

Happy TT!

Jackie said...

LOLOL those are just great!!! I have a few neighbors myself that are deserving of some of those titles! lol

Malcolm: said...

These are pretty funny. I wonder if "Wine Bottle" realizes that the kids all know about her store visits.

.:mar said...

LOL, your neighborhood reminds of a Fellini film.
Our household would be name like nr. 2, our allergies make us all three sneeze as loud as you can imagine!! it's also a way to find each other when we are hiding :)
Happy TT!

Joyismygoal said...

hmmmm well shucksn I guess you could just stop it w/you

Nicholas said...

I think I know some of these people!

MeL said...

Funny names for your neighbors. Maybe I'll try doing these, too, to amuse myself. LOL. Happy TT! Mine's up, too.

Melli said...

Well that was JUST what I was wondering! What DO they call you??? Probably The CAT lady! :) But I think the Tattletale and the Newspaper should get together and entertain each other!

Ann Aguirre said...

Funny list. My neighbor is Grumpy Old Man.

Maribeth said...

Funny list Gattina! I think my Hubby is the old Fart! LOL

Hootin'Anni said...

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm, now you got me wondering just what nickname the neighbors have for ME!!!

Open Grove Claudia said...

Gosh, I feel a little left out - I only have the naked neighbor.

Marcia said...

We had the cat lady in FL, only called her that because we were too polite to call her something else back then... she burned all their excrements -- we had no A/C, so our windows were always open to invite in the smell....

Lori said...

LMAO...those are funny. Isnt it weird how we give certain people nick names that just stick!! Happy TT and thanks for stopping by.

Janet said...

Out of that list, I'd probably be called "The high fart" but because I'm shy LOL!

Anonymous said...

they would call me the flame. I'm hot. hahahaha! I wish... ;-)

Great tt

Lori said...

The names people call you behind your back? Now, that's a thought. Not sure I want to go there (smile).

Anonymous said...

This was such a fun TT, I really enjoyed reading the nicknames and I am sure at one point or another I had nicknames for mine. I just would have to sit and try to remember what they were
Maribeth
www.marnini.wordpress.com

pussreboots said...

I haven't nicknamed my neighbors. Happy TT.

TopChamp said...

ha ha! I wondered when I started what you would tell us they called you... but I suppose it makes sense that you wouldn't know that!

Dorothy said...

I often wonder what my little nieghborhood has named me. I have names for some of the people that live around me.

colleen said...

I was hoping you'd end by telling us what they call you. Kids are so funny...and honest!

Laura said...

OMG, this reminds me of our last residence and how we had nicknames for almost every neighbor within the cul-de-sac...our current neighborhood is peaceful with the exception of the neighbor across the street..we call the mother/wife "WEIRDO". Takes all kinds, doesn't it? Great TT! Mine is finally up..please stop by and enjoy! Have a great weekend!

TorAa said...

What a week - moving, working - working - working even abroad for 2 days - Captain Lifecruisers BD - My daughters BD - and my mothers BD - and we still have not closed down the Summerhouse for the winter - which is serious here in the North (Water - theft etc)---- But that's our life.

Hope to be back on regulare time schedules next week - we still have our veranda under rehabilitation...

But I do hope you can enjoy my mothers 88 BD - which I'll post more about during Friday.

btw. Excuse me for not posting COT for a while. But they are both in ship shape.

hugs

Amy Ruttan said...

ROFL that is funny. It makes me nervous about what they call me

Mitchypoo said...

Too funny! Happy TT!

Imma (Alice) at I Was Born2Cree8 said...

Such a funny post, Gattina, and the cartoon fits so perfectly. I was also wondering what the kids call you, haha.

Happy T13, though it's likely over now where you live... it's 5:48PM here, and quickly getting darker.

Meow (aka Connie) said...

OMG, we could be living in the same street LOL.
Great list, Ingrid.
Hope you are well.
Take care, Meow

Reba said...

Whoof, woof. Bark! I gotz a present fur you over at my bloggy. It's an award cuz I like laughin' at your jokes and stuff here. Come over & pick it up any time... I'll leave the door open for you.

captain lifecruiser said...

Great T13 - I wish I didn't have neighbors sometimes.I have one we call the watchdog, for obvious reasons....

BHOOOOO!

Blog warming party Friday 12th of Otober.

Every one is welcome to see my new look..... if they dare....

*ghost giggles*

Tink said...

Thanks for visiting my Yeats TT last week. I've been away for the weekend, so I'm very late to return the favour!