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    Humerous sayings that the Old-Timers among us used to amuse us with

    The other day Helix posted a few very funny colloquialisms that his GF's grandpa used to describe things. I remembered quite a few myself that I have heard over the years, and thought it might be interesting and fun to hear some that others remember old-timers saying. Different regions of the country expressed their thoughts in unique ways!

    I remember my late mother-in-law stating "I may have been born yesterday, but watch out because I lived all day long." Also, "That girl was homely as sin, but she was kind, [B]bless her heart!" Everyone nodded in agreement. from North Carolina

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    Re: Humerous sayings that the Old-Timers among us used to amuse us with

    "I may have been born yesterday, but watch out because I lived all day long."
    Good one.

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    Re: Humerous sayings that the Old-Timers among us used to amuse us with

    Well, during my childhood there were myriad references to the "Dunce Cap".

    I figure "Head for the roundhouse, Nellie! He can't corner you there!" might qualify. Same probably goes for "Now we're cooking with gas!"

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    Re: Humerous sayings that the Old-Timers among us used to amuse us with

    "That kid couldn't pour piss out of a boot if the directions were on the sole!"

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    Re: Humerous sayings that the Old-Timers among us used to amuse us with

    "That's about as useful as a television on a honeymoon" -- said about anything at all that was useless.
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    Re: Humerous sayings that the Old-Timers among us used to amuse us with

    Quote Originally Posted by Dezaad View Post
    "That's about as useful as a television on a honeymoon" -- said about anything at all that was useless.
    Coming from a farming community we had a slight twist on that one. "That's about as useful as tits on a bull". On occasion I inexplicably still blurt that out...
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    Re: Humerous sayings that the Old-Timers among us used to amuse us with

    For a fat girl she don't sweat much.

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    Re: Humerous sayings that the Old-Timers among us used to amuse us with

    "Do what you do best. In your case, do nothing"
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    Re: Humerous sayings that the Old-Timers among us used to amuse us with

    "I'll be goddamned if my daughter's going to have a brown baby."

    My grandmother was kind of terrible, actually.

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