ChangesTheBook Chapter 38


This is an interlude chapter. I have thought about adding saying for some time. So here are some: Sayings (some long gone, and some almost forgotten, and in no particular order):

  1. Heavens to mergatroid! (no idea what a mergatroid is. However, in a particular upbeat moment, this one can be a real under liner!)
  2. Finer than a frogs hair split three ways!
  3. Sky Blue pink. A color rarely seen, but when it is, there is no mistaking it.
  4. I’m going to cloud up and rain all over you!! Time to hide out or change course.
  5. Good Granny Grunt! (You get the idea) Best said with a southern twang.
  6. Beat the fire out of ya, or peck the fire out of ya.
  7. Good golly, miss molly.
  8. All the Ruth’s versus all the Mildred’s.
  9. I’m gonna jerk a knot in your tail!
  10. Wanna little peach tree? (Refers to getting a switch for a good spanking)
  11. That’s like a pot calling the kettle black.
  12. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.
  13. Don’t jump out of the frying pan in to the fire. (Many variations on this).
  14. Look at the swing on that back porch.
  15. I’d sure like to swing in that swing. (From Ed).
  16. It’s snowing down south. (When women used to wear slips, and it was showing).
  17. Would you like some fries with that Shake?
  18. You want some cheese with that wine.
  19. Have you got bats in the cave? (buggers)
  20. Your momma’s home. (buggers)
  21. You raised in the barn (means shut that door)?
  22. Your barn doors open. (Zipper)
  23. Just a hop skip and a jump.
  24. As the crow flies.
  25. Bingo (refers to a state of fuel when talking to other pilots in your formation.)
  26. That’s loud enough to wake the dead.
  27. That will (or might) come back and bite you in the a….
  28. Got a head full of rocks.
  29. Monkey see, monkey do.
  30. Fools names, like their faces, always seen in public places.
  31. Dumber than a stump.
  32. Flail (flay) the daylights out of you.
  33. Golly ding.
  34. That’s neither here nor there.
  35. Come si, come saw.
  36. They have bats in the belfry.
  37. You got a screw loose?
  38. I’m all ears.
  39. Are your ears ringing? (who’s talking about you?)
  40. Bun in the oven (pregnant)
  41. Mess with the baker and you’ll get the buns!- Bob said that to me in the context that someone was going head to head with him and Bob was going to give him the what for…….I guess that’s another one, the what for thing!!

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