hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

Re: Old southern sayings

My mother used to say "odd as Dick's hatband"--wonder what it referred to?

On Nov 6, 2005, at 7:15 AM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:

How about
"odd as Dick's hatband" or
"cute as a litter of little speckled puppies"

Haven't heard either of those for a while

In a message dated 11/06/2005 12:12:15 AM Eastern Standard Time,
raider843@yahoo.com writes:
Me too, because I confess I've never heard that one. Although I have a
wealth of them from my father. When I was a teenager he used to tell me
I could "irritate a wooden indian." LOL!

Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
wrote:Thanks all. I learned something today.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jesse Bell"
Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2005 3:58 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Old southern sayings

"Not enough to wad a shotgun" is the same thing as "Not enough to physic a
snipe" in Missouri. Means "not enuff for nuthin". LOL.

Zemuly Sanders wrote:
I believe that, like many things Southern, the saying is archaic.
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.0 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement