the letter O replaces the letter AR in common phrases GOOD ONES: Drill presses, lathes, etc.?
SHOP-OBJECTS [and they are also "sharp objects" in a way] Queue at a rest room, to a tot?
POTTY-LINE Promo for a prominent baby doctor's book?
SPOCK-PLUG Clothing line
SEAM "Mock Time"
is a clever if not immediately obvious title: "mark time" is illustrative of the theme and in a way suggests "it is time to mock" the theme phrases. BTW:
It appears our lexicon is being shortened before our eyes: LAT for latitude; APPS for applications; TARP for tarpaulin; NO LO for no lo contendere
; ORANG for orangutan.
Ready for the sea SAILABLE [As any sailboat captain knows, most "sailable" boats are not ready for the sea.] Enjoy, as a hammock
LIE-ON [two problems: LIE ON does not mean or suggest enjoyment; and one lies "in" a hammock and "on" a bed]
Fop's tie ASCOT [kind of insulting to a man who wears one, wouldn't you think?]
I don't believe I've ever seen SCALAWAG or heard it pronounced with a middle schwa; I seem to remember Twain spelled it "scallywag" and pronounced with a short i. Anyway, I miss the word which seems to have passed its sell-by date.
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun