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“Trout Pout” And Other Terms of Non Endearment

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Was it our own Jonster who brought the term “trout pout” into our daily lexicon here?

If so, thanks, kid!

The very next night, a friend asked me at a bar if a guy he was flirting with was attractive, and I replied, “Sort of, except for the trout pout.” That clinched it: No deal!

“Liver lips,” “hatchet face,” and “no neck” are also much used terms of mine, especially when I’m guffawing through reruns of The Lawrence Welk Show.

But I need more. Do you have any other such descriptives to share with me, with perhaps a linoleum-forehead-lifting anecdote to go with them?

Don’t attach them to particular people–not by name, anyway. My goal is not to hurt anyone or ridicule them for something they can’t help.

I just want to store all the hateful terms up for when I need them!