Colloquialisms and euphemisms

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  1. SaggyWoman

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    What are some phrases or words used in your area that seem to be typical of only your area?

    Here in the south, there are hose pipes connected to spigots so you can water your gardens.

    Also, when I get ill with you, I do not have a cold...
     
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    Kowabunga Dude! :D
     
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    I'm sorry folks but its "Pop".

    Soda is something you cook with.

    Coke is a brand name of pop.

    It is pop now and forever and don't even try to argue :D :eek: [​IMG]

    Although I do accept "Carbonated beverage" as a techical term.

    Until Next Post, Adam
     
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    "Gotz" is not a word. Never has been. Never will be.

    Neither is "Youbetcha"

    Boy Howdy.
     
  5. Barnabas H.

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    Oops! Sorry. I must have taken a wrong turn somewhere. This must be the forum for speaking in tongues! :D
     
  6. Kathy

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    These Ohio people...LoL

    "Likat"
    "Crik"
    "Taters"

    I'll use them in a sentence so you can TRY to understand *hehe*

    I went swimming in the CRIK and there were some catfish, or something likat so I just decided to go home and cook me up some taters.

    You figure it out! LoL

    Kathy
    &lt;&gt;&lt;
     
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    I am fixin' to take care of it. ..
     
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    Well I reckon I kin take ya over yonder wid me!! ;)
     
  9. KeeperOfMyHome

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    Y'all y'all y'all!
     
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    Actually, if you pronouce is the right way, it really sounds like y'awl.
     
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    I'm going to the store, do ya wanna come with? (Wisconsin)

    From the land of my birth,(CT) we pa'k ah ca's in the garahge. I've been known to miss a few "ahs" here and there.

    It's about quata afta, (1:15 pm) :D :D

    I live on the cawna of Dorothy and Albert. [​IMG]

    We also say bu-on instead of button, and mu-on instead of mutton.

    I wear sneakers, not tennis shoes. :D
     
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    You put on clean drawers instead of cleaning out your drawers... .
     
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    Lunch is dinner, so is supper.

    So, we eat dinner twic't.
     
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    How about dem dawgs!

    Stephen
     
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    Up here it's "eh?", as in "Pretty nice morning, eh?" (It's pronounced "ay"--long "a" sound).

    Where I grew up (being the lovely but tiny state of Delaware), the old folks would say things like " 'mong you youngun's..."; "We're going out to do the dealing now," and so on. (By the way, dealing would be what we call shopping nowadays.)
     
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    Sorry about this, guys, but sometimes the women get their panties in a wad. . ..
     
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    Get on way from round here.

    Dun come up a cloud.
     
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    you-ins, the northern version of y'all.
     
  19. Grace

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    "Fixin to"
    "Aight" Like: Ya want to go shoppin'? Aight.

    I reckon so.

    *I've been teased for pronouncing one syllable words like "Dan" with 2 syllables.
    I just can't get the whole word into one sound. :D
     
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    And the other version of SaggyWoman's quote is when folks get their knickers in a twist...

    -- Danette
     

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