Words for things which are basically a description of what they look like

Bellend
Eggplant

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Orange

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Really fond of walkie talkie

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Gamecube.

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Arsehole

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Well I never

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There’s no one here believes that.

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chips

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How many black, elongated eggs with green tops do you eat?

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Come on Theo, you’re better than this!
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No, because an eggplant does not look anything like a plant for eggs… Or an egg.

Has put me right off

Oh, wow! :exploding_head:

The Jolly Green Giant

Stopcock

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Pasta types are good examples of this, in italian.

T-shirt

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Just checked and popty ping isn’t actually Welsh for microwave and now I’m sad

Chiff-chaffs - basically birds that just go “chiff chaff”.

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Well technically not officially part of the language, but commonly used enough that one day it’ll probably be included I reckon.

Big fan of the Dutch word for microwave: MAGNETRON.

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