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Re: Old southern sayings

Re "cute"
What is a dickens? - as in cute as the dickens? I thought a little dickens was a mischief maker, so how do these 2 terms relate?


-- 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.
> Jesse
> Zemuly Sanders wrote:
> I believe that, like many things Southern, the saying is archaic.
> zem

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