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Famous Idioms

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  1. chibobber

    chibobber Member

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    Heavy rain references;
    Gully washer
    Toad strangler
    Insane references;
    Bats in the bellfrey
    Quart short with a leak
     
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    great minds think alike --and so do stupid ones


    excellent !
     
  3. KodiakBeer

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    A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.

    Somebody must have put something in your drugs.

    In the US, corruption is only for the rich. Mexico is democratic about it.

    Liberalism is what smart looks like to stupid people.

    One day long, long ago, there lived a woman who did not nag, whine or bitch. But, it was just that one day and it was a long time ago.

    The law of averages is just a theory. Like the metric system.

    I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down'.

    I like my beer like I like my violence… domestic.

    Retain my beer and observe thusly.

    Vegetarian is an old Indian word meaning "bad hunter."
     
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    Perhaps your date had a face 'like the back of a bus' or had been 'dookin for chips'?
     
  5. CAC

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    Had a face like a dropped pie...
    Dingo ugly!
    Bush pig!
     
  6. bronk7

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    this is very interesting...yes ..., what about country specific idioms?
     
  7. Dave55

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    Not walking with the other ducks.

    Out where the buses don't run.
     
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    He/she rides on the short bus.
     
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    Reference to looks:

    She's got a face that would make a freight train take a dirt road.
    He's got a face only a mother could love.
    That boy is so ugly, his parents had to tie a pork chop around his neck so the dogs would play with him.

    Reference to mental capacity:

    He's so dumb he don't know sh1t from shinola.
    He's about as dumb as a bag of hammers.
    Don't that beat all?
    That boy ain't right.
    It takes him an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes.
    He's just dumb as all sh1t.
    He's got sh1t for brains.


    Reference to distances:

    He hit that ball about a country mile.
    That sure is a long row to hoe.
    He knocked that dude into tomorrow.

    Reference to physical conditioning/looks:

    He runs so slow they clocked him with a calendar.
    She's so fat he'd have to roll her in flour and ____ the grease spot.
    He couldn't run outta sight in a day.
    He's got a face like a peperoni pizza.


    There's more to follow, I just have to think of them first.
     
  10. Fred Wilson

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    Not on our Sister forum either I think Boss! http://ww2talk.com/forums/topic/4939-idioms-of-the-period/

     
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    Fred Wilson "The" Rogue of Rogues

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