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Old 01-07-2008, 08:06 PM
 
Location: Port Hueneme, CA
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Its like drivin in pea soup. (fog)
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Old 01-07-2008, 09:12 PM
 
Location: Port Hueneme, CA
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You know the ATL perimeter as the Watermelon 500.
You know that there are over 10,000 types of spiders on the world; those plus many more live in GA.
You think sweet tea is mandatory for every meal.
You know to pack a meal and wear a good pair of running shoes to Hartsfield ATL.

Last edited by pickleswanson; 01-07-2008 at 09:14 PM.. Reason: addition
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Old 01-07-2008, 10:08 PM
 
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Well, Lets see....My paw-paw (thats a southern word too, aint it?) use to say "she`s so ugly, she`d knock a buzzard off a gut wagon" or "she`s so ugly she`d run a booger up a thorn bush".....He`d say "its hotter than a four nutted tom cat sittin` on a tin roof" or "thats uglier than pootin` in church" (meaning "thats rude" ) or "thats uglier than pissin` in the pope`s shoe".
There was also "sweatin` like a preacher in ***** house" or "shakin` like a dog poopin` peach seeds" or, when speaking about us immoral grandkids, he`d say we were "hornier than a four headed billy goat" LOL....I miss that old man!!!!
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Old 01-08-2008, 12:29 AM
 
Location: Southern California
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finer than frog hair!
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Old 01-08-2008, 08:16 AM
 
Location: The South
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Pulling a Hank Snow. (Moving On)
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Old 01-08-2008, 08:45 AM
 
Location: Marietta, GA
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"Hugging someone's neck". "Mashing" a button in the elevator. Pronouncing certain words with a backwards inflection, such as "IN-surance" or "UM-brella".
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Old 01-08-2008, 05:17 PM
 
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Default Southern-isms'

Well, figurn eyes from dah south, reckon eyes ort to rit like it.

Hotturn dan a well diggers a?? on dah forf of july.= It's hot.

Shakin dah snake up dah wrong tree. = Don't go there.

Hoggish. = Don't hog the whole thang.

An dah ohe dat some peoples dunt understands.
Be back in a minute.
Now this don't mean you will be back in an actually minute.
It means you'll be back when you get back.

An one my DAD would use when we would be stopped at a stop sign or getting ready to pull out in the road, right when you get a chance to go, here comes everybody. Daddy would say, They turned Coxes army lose.

God, I love being from the south.
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Old 01-09-2008, 05:43 AM
 
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EuharleeRiverRat, your favorites reminded me of a couple of others:

terreckly: When are you going to town? Terreckly. (I think that was originally "directly"...)

over yonder: Where does Sam live? Over yonder. (That could be 100 yards or a couple of miles.) Don't you just love those universal statements?? It's like "bless your heart" - which could be used to express true sympathy/empathy or total sarcasm. Love it!
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Old 01-09-2008, 06:54 AM
 
Location: Georgia
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We moved down here when our boys were in Elementary and Middle school. The middle school boy came home from school one day "madder than a wet hen". Some kid asked to hold a pencil, but didn't give it back. Let me hold something means: May I borrow/covet. LOL
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Old 01-09-2008, 04:21 PM
 
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My deep south friend and I were talking recently about a dog. Her comment was: "Honey, that dog wouldn't bite a hot biscuit!"

Another friend was talking about the sandwiches we used to eat when we were young...anyone remember a pineapple sandwich, or mayonnaise sandwich? And of course, the ever-popular banana sandwich - which I still routinely eat. We were remembering when you'd take one slice of ham out of the package to make a ham sandwich. As she said, "That ham was so thin that it only had one side!"
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