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Old 06-09-2008, 03:07 PM
 
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I have been calling all of my aunts "Ant" since I was born. That's how you say it, right? I guess I never realized how much my Dad's Arkansas upbringing impacted my Valleygirlspeak. My grandma was country as the day is long. She also used to say what in the sam hill all the time when us kids got into mischief. And bacon grease, well, that's an on the stove staple. Grits, grilled cheese, pancakes to name a few. I guess I should fit in mighty nice!
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Old 06-10-2008, 02:24 PM
 
Location: Greensboro, NC
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My maternal grandparents always called the refrigerator an icebox, too.

Boll/boil - My mom says "oil" similarly. Kind of like "ull". I say oil (oy-ull) and she makes fun of me sometimes. lol
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Old 06-10-2008, 05:30 PM
 
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My wife's family has pet names that just stuck, like the Uncle who was younger than some of the nieces and nephews, was Uncle Baby. I met him when he was 75 yrs old and he was still "Baby".

I also love "set a while and visit' and 'them'r hard times "
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Old 06-23-2008, 07:58 PM
 
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I had an experience:One of the neighbor ladies had come to the door, She wanted to know if she could borrow some''ASS""I SAID WHAT!SHE said do you have some 'ASS'
SO I know i looked puzzled,I said hold on a min...Honey the neighbor wants some "ASS" He said what! So he came to the door and asked her,He looked at me and said NO SHE WANTS TO KNOW IF WE HAVE ICE..She needed some ice.So i felt about 1inch tall,but it sounded like ass to me in the END we all LAUGHED TOGETHER
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Old 06-23-2008, 08:03 PM
 
Location: The 12th State
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I had an experience:One of the neighbor ladies had come to the door, She wanted to know if she could borrow some''ASS""I SAID WHAT!SHE said do you have some 'ASS'
SO I know i looked puzzled,I said hold on a min...Honey the neighbor wants some "ASS" He said what! So he came to the door and asked her,He looked at me and said NO SHE WANTS TO KNOW IF WE HAVE ICE..She needed some ice.So i felt about 1inch tall,but it sounded like ass to me in the END we all LAUGHED TOGETHER
omg I am in tears.
Great Post!!
I really thought your post was going to take a bad turn but I can relate to what you are sayin so it was hilarious the way you put it.
Thanks for the good cheer!
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Old 06-25-2008, 07:04 PM
 
Location: north carolina
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youins going....meaning ya coming.....we et breakfast...meaning we already had breakfast..get"r"did..meaning hooking up tonight...our meaning of get"r"done...been there done that...while sitting at a sports bar someone ask u got fried green tomatoes..I was like no...I'm at a sports bar...who knows that meaning..they must have been hungry....lol hey ya'll going to the creak(creek) swimming hole...we call our bowling alley the bowl ho'.Taters instead of potatoes..you gettin ur drink on...
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Old 07-01-2008, 01:23 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
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The words that make me laugh are:

Screet = street
Part Tart = Pop Tart
Cuttin' up = acting bad
Zink = sink
Durm = Durham
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Old 07-03-2008, 06:56 AM
 
Location: Ligonier, PA
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My favorite slang to hate is "might can."

Used in the place of "might be able to" as in "we might can do that."

UGH!
actually the proper is "might could"
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Old 07-03-2008, 07:27 AM
 
Location: Ligonier, PA
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they are "kin" or "kinfolk" (but pronounced "kinfoke")

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Are you serious? Is this everywhere in NC or just certain parts?
i haven't heard it, at least not recently. You would probably find it in the hardcore rural areas or "the boonies" as we like to call them.
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Old 07-03-2008, 08:22 AM
 
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Well if it's tourist season, why can't we shoot them?
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