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Old 10-25-2010, 02:02 PM
 
Location: Sterling, VA
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I remember my father saying hippin, meaning a child's diaper. Wickipedia says it is an old English word from Northumbria. Dad was born in Pendleton County and I was born and raised in Mineral County.
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Old 10-29-2010, 08:51 AM
 
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My great-grandmother would say "don't you go whoopin' on that poor lil' faller, he cain't hep it he's crazy asa blue eyed bat"

"i pert nye....." (meaning pretty near or pretty close to)

"that boy is pert as a rut buck"

"my lans ya'll ain't got the sense god gave a goose"
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Old 01-13-2011, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Heck-o-billy.

I used this expression today, and wondered if it was something I heard as a kid or someone made it up and it stuck with me. I used both Yahoo and Google to search for the phrase, writing it as I did here and then separating it into individual words, but nothing came up. Anyone else heard the phrase?
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