The lawnmower one isn't funny. That happened to a good friend of mine when she was a little girl, and she's lived with prosthetic legs since then. So don't laugh at that, please because she is such a happy energetic girl that it would break my heart.
Verre and vair are pronounced the same in French. It's accurate. Verre= glass Vair= fur, typically bluish-gray, obtained from a variety of squirrel, used in the and centuries as a trimming or lining for garments.