Quotes and Sayings - Colloquialisms Part 3Written by Lisa Jay
Not very nice but colloquialisms just same. (just fill in blank with a word of your choice)
"you annoy me like a wet leaf stuck to my __" "they don't put foundations under s___ houses" "I'd rather board you than feed you, even if you sh__ bed!" "he's like a one-legged man in an a__ -kicking contest".† "oh, go sh__ in your hat" - only say this to a grump! "want in one hand, sh__ in other, and see which one gets full first." "remember, (name), don't eat any yellow show" "it's time to make like a princess and pee" "you can't pee up my back and tell me its rain!" "like a fart on a hot griddle" "I'm busier than a cat covering cr__." "queer as a three dollar bill." "colder than a well digger's a__" "so full of sh__ his eyes are brown" "doesn't know his a__ from a hole in ground" "couldn't pour p__s out of a boot if instructions were written on heel." "when I was hard I was soft and when I was soft I was hard." "colder than a witch's t__ in a brass bra" "slipperier than a witch's t__" "two ax handles wide across a__" - large behind "two ax handles and a rain barrel" - really large behind "a horse that sh__ fast don't sh__ long." "fell a__ over tin cup" "go p__ up a rope." "scared sh__less" "tighter than a bull's a__ in fly time" "not worth a patch on his motherís a__" "cold enough to freeze balls off a brass monkey" "faster than a striped-a__ jaybird" "a__hole deep to a ten foot indian" "wouldn't say sh__ if he had a mouthful" "didnít know whether to sh__ or go blind" "so drunk he couldn't find his a__ with both hands" "never cut a fat hog in a__ with a dull knife" "face as red as a jaybird's a__ in pokeberry time" "not tough enough to kick sh__ out of your own pants" "so weak you couldn't knock a sick wh___ off a sh__ pot" "food tasted so bad dog had to lick his a__ to take taste out of his mouth" "a__ as big as a $40 cow" "mouth as dry as popcorn fart" "hotter than a cut mink" (spayed) "didn't know whether to sh__ or wind his watch" "not worth scrapings off a hound dogs a__" "as full of sh__ as a Christmas turkey" "hotter than a June bride in a feather bed" "harder than a whore's heart"
Quotes and Sayings - Colloquialisms Part 2Written by Lisa Jay
"bless her heart" - said after making a negative comment about someone "She is not too smart, bless her heart" "he's like a one-legged man in an a__-kicking contest" - someone is working hard, but getting nothing accomplished "off like a herd of turtles" "love in a cottage is he__ in a hut" - love may be rosy some times and rough others. "don't spit in air, it may fall on your nose" - watch what you say, you may have to retract your statement "dont cut off your nose to spite your face" "all ashore that goin' ashore!" - we are here "daaaayyyyylight in swamp!" - wake up "don't put cart before horse" "six of one, half dozen of another" - it's all same "greenhorn" - someone is just starting to work in woods or as a fisherman "skunked" - If you go fishing or hunting and come back empty handed "God's rolling logs around up there" - thunder "marble orchard" - cemetery "it's comin' a gullywarsher" - raining hard "it's a real frog strangler" - raining hard "you see some sights when you haven't got a gun" - when you see someone really weirdly or badly dressed "you're fixin' to get a whippin' or I'm fixin' to ..... (go to town or whatever)" "pretty is as pretty does" "well don't feel like Lone Ranger" - you are not alone "when you find money tree be sure and tell me." "right now, a pig on a plate is worth two in pen" "I'm not as green as I'm cabbage looking" - when we try to pull wool over someone's eyes "the cow is out of barn" "slower than molasses in January" "as nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs" "colder than blue hell" "scarce as hen's teeth" "knee high to a grasshopper" "thigh high to a mule" "runnin' around like a chicken with its head cut off" "hotter than hinges of hell" "jumping from frying pan into fire" - from one bad situation into something worse "like kettle calling pot black" "may be small but he's wound tight" "shaking dew off lily" "it takes a big boy to whip a little man" "smell bad enough to stink a dog off a gut wagon" "a wit of nit type" "don't let your mouth run off 'til your brain's in gear" "shinier than a new penny" "grinning like a Cheshire (Chessy) cat" "a knife so dull you could ride it to New York" "a chip off old block" "leave a dead dog lie" "pitch black" -dark "as common as house dust" "right as rain" "more fun than a barrel of monkeys" "more than one way to skin a cat" "not worth a hill of beans" "like water off a duck's back" "shotgun wedding" "madder than a wet hen" "you can't get blood out of a turnip" "useful as a pogo stick in quicksand" "haven't been there for a coon's age" "charge it to dust and let rain settle it." - used when someone wanted something but had no money to buy it "yun side." - other side of where you may be standing "nothing goes over devils back that don't come out from underneath his belly" - if someone does wrong to someone.....they in turn will have something done wrong to them. "what goes around, comes around" "he/she is showing his true colors" "might as well be spittin' in wind" - to no avail; not doing any good. "never buy a pig in a poke" "a hard nut to crack" "she (or he) has been around teacup looking for handle." - very experienced "bury hatchet" "sweatin' bullets" "where there's a will there's a way." "no point of closing barn door after horse is stolen." "raining like pouring pee out of a boot." "a knife so dull it won't cut hot butter" "raining like cats and dogs" "you're pulling my leg" "you're yanking my chain" "butt ugly" "grin and bear it" "slick as a whistle" "tougher than a baked owl" "tougher than a bag of hammers" "slick as a smelt" "that dog don't hunt" - bad idea or flawed logic "slick as a ribbon" "happy as a tick on a fat dog" "not worth bait in a rat trap" "shakier than and old coon" "heavier than a dead preacher" "skinny as a raffle turkey" "like fleas on a dog" "as welcome as a skunk at a lawn party" "big hat, no cattle" - all talk and no action "he thinks sun come up just to hear him crow" - he has a pretty high opinion of himself "she's got tongue enough for 10 rows of teeth" - that woman can talk and talk. "it's so dry trees are bribin' dogs" - We need some rain "just because a chicken has wings doesn't mean it can fly" - appearances can be deceptive. "they ate supper before they said grace" - Living in sin "you can put your boots in oven, but that doesn't make them biscuits" - you can say whatever you want about something, but that doesn't change what it is. "cold as a well digger's knee"