Don't confuse the v with u, or you'll find yourself in Timbuktu. Also spelled Timbuctoo, Tombouctou.
Funny places category wouldn't be complete without this entry.
Not what you're probably thinking! It's a real place- a Greek island.
A verb. What a cat does to another cat, a plaything, or its victim, as in, "Look out or Mittens is gonna pow you!" See also Made Up Words.
Fun to say, it's a spot of sorbet.
6. Tasmanian Devil
A real creature from a real place by that name, not just a cartoon character. Known for its terrible temper.
An extraordinarily intelligent, deep-sea, squid-like creature with three hearts, blue-green blood, and electric light shows to dazzle its prey.
8. Pigs Feet
A southern soul food favorite, served up barbecued, in soup, pickled, jellied, fried, you name it.
9. Chicken Feet
Oh yes, an Asian delight served in soups, as a beer snack, a cold dish, or even the main dish! Probably a fine compliment to the southern delicacy of pickled pig's feet.
A clumsy person (Yiddish). Literally means "a block of wood." I suppose a synonym for that would be "blockhead," a la Charlie Brown.