The other day I said to someone that thanks to all the potholes and bumps, driving on some of our local roads is like driving on a washboard. That's when I realized they had no idea what I meant. In fact, this is what probably popped into their heads when I said washboard:
No, not what I meant. At all. I was actually referring to this device:
In case you might be wondering this device was used to scrub clothes when doing laundry. I remember my grandmother using one of these things. At least I remember my grandmother having one of these things. And for the record, I do not remember my grandmother having washboard abs.