You are looking at a plate of cookies. Cracked cookies, to be exact. And no they are not broken cookies or even crumbled cookies, because then the whole idea behind this post would fail, which would be the absolute not first time that ever happened.
Where were we? Cracked cookies. You see, in Bossy’s family growing up, this phrase had a different meaning. When one is crackin’ cookies, one is said to be — how to put this delicately — one is said to be exhaling. Exhaling anally.
You know, the call of the backdoor trumpet. A bottom burp. Fannitosis. Laughing ass. Thunder in the buns.
Bossy doesn’t know why her family historically referred to farting as crackin’ cookies, except there’s a disturbing parallel in the sounds both make.
Bossy can sum up this idiomatic family expression in this way: This whole post was Bossy’s mom’s idea. Please blame her.
Which is what today’s Ten-Word Challenge is all about. In exactly ten words, can you tell Bossy about an expression that is very specific to your family?
And be sure to check back later today for the most expressiony family idioms on the web.
If you missed last week’s challenge, click here to read about the assorted icky jobs held by Bossy’s council.