Well, this is a topic you won’t hear me talking about much. I’ve been secretly giggling, chuckling and even right out laughing for years and I can’t hold it in any longer.
There were a whole bunch of people talking about them thingies on Twitter -including one of our students. According to her, “There’s a bunch of city employees wearing pedometers and tweeting how much they….[walk]” (points of ellipsis & brackets are mine. You’re about to find out why)
You see, the word pedo in Spanish means [are you ready for this?]
Yes, you heard it right. I means fart.
So -naturally, in my mind every time someone say “pedometer” I immediately think of a device that counts… yes, you guessed it right, a device that counts farts.
And then I imagine all this people farting away and keeping the count
I’m sorry. I just can’t help but losing it every time the words gets mentioned!
Now, read that tweet again [a public tweet, think about it]:
There’s a bunch of city employees wearing pedometers and tweeting how much they walk
And this is what my mind reads:
There’s a bunch of city employees wearing pedometers and tweeting how much they fart
Now, tell me that ain’t funny