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  • Your a tube Your a diddy Your a mug
  • That was larrapin! (It tastes good)Ozark Mountains Ewww! It's detominated (dee-tome-ih-nayt-ed)(disgusting, rotton or decaying) NW Indiana Clatterbone! (Talkative person) Ozarks
  • I'm gannin hyem Wae aye man Wor kid Howay
  • In the Canary Islands a bus is a gua gua (wah wah). Anywhere else in the Spanish speaking world it's an autobus.
  • I don't live in Boone, California, but those who live there have quite a lexicon of words and expressions used there and nowhere else. Look up Boone or Boontling online for lots of examples.
  • You're a ba'heid I've got a heid like a pun o' mince
  • (To) act one's age: To behave in a more mature way. Frequently said to a child or teen. ex. "Bill, stop throwing rocks! Act your age!" (To) add fuel to the fire: To make a bad problem even worse. (To) add insult to injury: To make a bad situation even worse. Against the clock: To attempt to do something "against the clock" is to attempt to do something as fast as possible usually before a deadline. All-out: Complete. Very strong. "They did an all-out search for the missing boy and they found him." All set: Ready (to go). "All set?" All thumbs: Awkward. Clumsy. A little bird told me: When someone says "a little bird told me" it means they don't want you to know who told them. All in a day's work: Typical. Normal. Expected. ex. "Talking to famous celebrities is all in a day's work for some Hollywood reporters." (From) all walks of life: (From) all social, economic, and ethnic groups. ex. "People from all walks of life voted for him, but he still lost the presidential election." Apple of someone's eye: Someone's favorite person (and sometimes thing). ex. "Sarah was the apple of Tom's eye for quite a long time. He was very much in love with her." Armed to the teeth: Heavily armed. ex. "The rebels were armed to the teeth." At all hours (of the night): Very late at night, throughout the night. ex. "Her boyfriend would call her at all hours of the night." At each other's throats: Fighting or arguing heavily. ex. "They were at each other's throats. The arguments never stopped." At this stage: At this point. ex. "At this stage, it's difficult to say who will win the election." responsible for the robbery." (A) basket-case: A very nervous person, someone at the verge of being neurotic. ex. "All the stress from the divorce turned John into a basket case." (To) be a fan of someone/ something: To like, idolize, admire someone/ or something. ex. "I'm not a big fan of heavy metal music." (To) be a in one's element: To be completely comfortable doing something; To do something that comes very naturally to someone. ex. "When it comes to speaking in public, the Senator is in his element." (To) be up to no good: To be planning something bad, mischievous, etc. ex. "I could tell from the look in his eyes that he was up to no good." (To) beat around the bush: To avoid getting to the point. ex. "Stop beating around the bush and tell me what you really think." (To) beg to differ: A polite way of saying "to disagree", most often heard in the phrase "I beg to differ!" Behind (someone) In the past. "I used to smoke, drink, and take drugs, but all that is behind me now." Believe it or not: Used at the beginning sentence to state that something is true whether one chooses to believe it or not. ex. "Believe it or not, I still care for her." Big fish in a little sea: A person who's famous/ well-known but only in an unimportant place (city or area). (To have a) big mouth: To not be able to keep a secret. ex. "Don't tell her anything. She's got a really big mouth." Big-shot (noun/adjective): An important person. ex. "All the big-shots at headquarters never listen to what we have to say."; "A big-shot reporter." (A) Bimbo: A foolish/empty girl. The term "male bimbo" is also used. ex. "John only talks about his car and his clothes - he's a real male bimbo." (The) birds and the bees: Sex. Human reproduction. ex. "It's about time I talked to my son about the birds and the bees." (A) bite to eat: A snack, some food. ex. "Let's go grab a bite to eat before we go to the game." (To) bite the hand that feeds you: To do harm to someone who helps you. (To) bite one's tongue: To struggle not to say something that you want to say. ex. "I wanted to tell her everything, but I had to bite my tongue because I had promised Bill I would not (tell her)." Black sheep (of the family): The worst, least accepted member of a family. (A) Blast: A great time. A fun time. "We had a blast at the party last night." (To) blow someone's cover: To reveal someone's secret, or true identity. ex. "The spy was very careful not to blow her cover." (To) break even: To neither win nor lose. ex. "Michael thought he would lose $200, but he ended up breaking even." (To) break new ground: To do something that hasn't been done before. To innovate. ex. "Dr. Davis was breaking new ground in cancer research." (To) break someone's heart: To cause someone (strong) emotional pain. ex. "Fiona broke James' heart when she refused to marry him." (To) break the news to someone/ to break "it" to someone: To tell someone some important news, usually bad news. ex. "I hate to be the one to break it to you, but your wife has been cheating on you." (To) burst into tears: To start crying suddenly. http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/americanidioms/index.html
  • "quare" (often pronounced "queer") is common in Northern Ireland - it is a quare nice day! We had a quare ould time! Aye and the craic was good. I'm starvin' with the cold! etc
  • He who has been bitten by a snake fears a piece of string. He who wants a rose must respect the thorn A broken hand works, but not a broken heart. Add fuel to the fire.
  • You tube. Not as in the website... You ken best. Bam. Mon the (insert whatever word you like) There's the 'Here we, here we, here we fucking go', thing. You gave me a fleg. Best one, 'ah'll hae an ingin in an ah' I could keep going but I can't be bothered :)
  • Y'all come back now, ya hear?
  • ... from certain parts of north western Canada ... "S'L'K'G'day, eh?!" ... slurred together and pronounced with only two syllables ... ... translation, "so, like, good day, eh?!" ... both a question asking if you are having a good day, and a statement declaring that the speaker is having a good day ... __________ ... from "Anglo" areas of south eastern Canada ... "O'er t'th'ims?!" ... also slurred together and pronounced with only two syllables ... ... translation, "Let us go over to the Tim Horton's coffee & donut shop." __________ ... from "French" areas of southern Quebec ... "La là lá." ... ... translation, "That thing there."
  • &quot;Yo nigga, hook me up wid summa dat shit." <-- found in USA center cities
  • Texas Slang ************************************************************* Frog sticker - knife Busier than a one legged man in a butt-kickin' contest - very busy Call the dogs and piss on the fire - let's go The engine's runnin' but ain't nobody driving Not overly-intelligent As welcome as a skunk at a lawn party (self-explanatory) Tighter than bark on a tree Not very generous Big hat, no cattle All talk and no action We've howdied but we ain't shook yet We've made a brief acquaintance, but not been formally introduced He thinks the 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 It's so dry the trees are bribin' the dogs We really could use a little rain around here Just because a chicken has wings doesn't mean it can fly Appearances can be deceptive. This ain't my first rodeo I've been around awhile He looks like the dog's been keepin' him under the porch Living in sin Time to paint your butt white and run with the antelope Stop arguing and do as you're told As full of wind as a corn-eating horse Rather prone to boasting You can put your boots in the oven, but that don't make em biscuits You can say whatever you want about something, but that doesn't change what it is That's a fur piece. It'll take you awhile to get there Don't worry 'bout the mule son, just load the wagon just do your part and I'll do mine Don't call him a cowboy, till you've seen him ride Don't judge a book by its cover She's been rode hard and put away wet refers to an unnattractive, hard-looking woman toad choker a heavy rain frog strangler also a heavy rain finer than frog hair use anywhere you might use the word "fine" rarer than hen's teeth pretty darn rare tump to spill, as in "I jes' tumped over mah beer" coke Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Sprite, Mountain Dew, Big Red, etc.
  • in Hawaii when we instead of calling something a whatchamacallit we say, "da kine." "Ya know. I ran out of da kine and had to go buy some more."
  • hey dude
  • In Canada, most people often end a statement with "eh"? Example: "It's pretty cold out there, eh?" In the United States, people tend to say "huh" instead of "eh". "That's pretty cool, huh?" For a phrase, the Chinese have several that are unique to their language, describing things that have no phrase equivalent in English. For example, "Em hao yu zhi" is a phrase that expresses a feeling of forgiveness. It sort of means "No hard feelings" and "Forgive me for my mistake or oversight" blended together.
  • Can't believe me eyes
  • Well its not a phrase but in Utah we dont pronounce our T's as loud.

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