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Re: Old southern sayings


I'm amazed you never heard that phrase in Austin. It's very common here in
Texas.

On 11/10/05, Theresa <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> Ohhhh! Thanks- now I get it.
>
> Theresa
>
> Zemuly Sanders wrote:
>
> > Ducks don't waste any time when eating junebugs. zem
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa" <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2005 10:56 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Old southern sayings
> >
> >
> >> Oh- I love the "wanted too much sugar for a dime" one!
> >>
> >> Theresa
> >>
> >> Not sure I understand the duck on a junebug thing though...
> >>
> >> Zemuly Sanders wrote:
> >>
> >>> My aunt was forever saying somebody "wanted too much sugar for a
> >>> dime," or she grabbed something quickly "like a duck on a junebug."
> >>> zem
> >>> ----- Original Message ----- From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
> >>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>> Sent: Sunday, November 06, 2005 6:15 AM
> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Old southern sayings
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> 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.
> >>>> Kitty
> >>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jesse Bell"
> >>>> To:
> >>>> 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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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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