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Old 04-14-2012, 08:32 AM
 
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Has anyone heard the term 'dooryard' before?
Yes. It's the area right near the back door. The fox came right into the dooryard!
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Old 04-14-2012, 03:12 PM
 
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Yes. It's the area right near the back door. The fox came right into the dooryard!
That's it. Where have you heard it used?
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Old 04-14-2012, 03:45 PM
 
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Has anyone heard the term 'dooryard' before?

Yes. Mainers use it all the time.
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Old 04-15-2012, 08:39 AM
 
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That's it. Where have you heard it used?
New Brunswick.
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Old 04-15-2012, 01:31 PM
 
Location: Mississippi Delta!
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What about "hoser"?
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Old 04-15-2012, 02:11 PM
 
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What about "hoser"?
I've never heard anyone actually use that word (except on TV thinking they are imitating a Canadian). Maybe out west? I lived mainly in the east.
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Old 04-15-2012, 02:28 PM
 
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I've never heard anyone actually use that word (except on TV thinking they are imitating a Canadian). Maybe out west? I lived mainly in the east.
Same, and I'm from NB too.
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Old 04-15-2012, 02:47 PM
 
Location: Mississippi Delta!
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"Hoser" came from SCTV's "Bob and Doug McKenzie", eh?
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Old 04-15-2012, 03:40 PM
 
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"Hoser" came from SCTV's "Bob and Doug McKenzie", eh?
Yes.
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Old 04-15-2012, 03:56 PM
 
Location: Canada
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I've heard 'hoser' out here (Manitoba).
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