Day 24: Miz Quickly’s Bones

The New & Improved Dictionary of Skeletal Anatomy


occipital: a vehicular roundabout in England

occipital protuberance: the centre mound in a roundabout with low-growing trees to prevent people driving straight on

superior articular: a very well spoken person, sort of like Stephen Fry

clavicle: a tidal flat, or possibly a frying pan

head of humerus: aka Billy Connelly

anatomic neck: is in your shoulder joint. Sure, why not.

scapula: an instrument to scratch an itch you can’t reach

12th rib: the new pub in town or sometimes a steak house

olecranon: a Scottish dessert made from oats and often served in a crispy taco shell

sacrum: a shopping bag with lots of roomy pockets

ulna: I once knew a girl with that name. Poor little thing.

radius: Latin for “Rad. Wow. Awesome.”

femur: a small hairy rodent that jumps off cliffs

great trochanter: chief shaman who chants at peoples’ toes

pisiform: a uniform specifically designed for public toilets

deltoid: an awful tasting throat lozenge

written for Miz Quickly’s Bone prompt and shared with #APoemADay on Twitter   ©Misky 2021

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