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« Reply #120 on: November 24, 2013, 09:52:09 AM »
I know a few vulture people and more hummingbird people.
Guess which ones I am around more?  ;D 
I like that saying.
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« Reply #121 on: November 24, 2013, 10:09:09 AM »
David, this is one of those threads that is gonna  keep going for quite some time. Thanks!
 cattywompus?...... is that the same as discombobulated?
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« Reply #122 on: November 24, 2013, 10:41:21 AM »

 cattywompus?...... is that the same as discombobulated?

I'll have to ask WDH on that one.  :D
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« Reply #123 on: November 24, 2013, 11:02:14 AM »
I know a few vulture people and more hummingbird people.
Guess which ones I am around more?  ;D 
I like that saying.
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Roxie, I think that's my favorite so far. :)  Alot of good ones though!
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« Reply #124 on: November 24, 2013, 11:04:09 AM »
John,Many would beg to differ on that one.  ;D
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« Reply #125 on: November 24, 2013, 11:08:32 AM »
 cattywompus?...... is that the same as discombobulated?

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« Reply #126 on: November 24, 2013, 11:15:36 AM »
Before my 6th grade talent show my grandfather said "Boy, you look more nervous then a long tail cat in a room full of rocking chairs." I never forgot that.

My dad has a million of these sayings but almost all of them are not forum friendly.  It's too bad because they are funny.
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« Reply #127 on: November 24, 2013, 12:09:06 PM »
 A love bug will light on a road apple as soon as it would a daisy. Marry in haste, regret at your leisure.
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« Reply #128 on: November 24, 2013, 02:26:48 PM »
cattywompus?...... is that the same as discombobulated?


Often related...

If you were out fishing, and your boat capsized, the boat would be cattywompus and you would be discombobulated. So it's often that one follows the other.  :D
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« Reply #129 on: November 24, 2013, 02:35:55 PM »
I use the sayings (and have heard them used) such that cattywampus is out of alignment (no order), and not straight (maybe like jackstraws).

And discombobulated as something being apart, or has come/fallen apart, kinda like the straw man in the Wizard of OZ.

Only as I have grown up hearing them used.

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« Reply #130 on: November 24, 2013, 05:58:14 PM »
use to call the old mack a rolls can hardly     rolls down one hill and can hardly make it up the other :)

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« Reply #131 on: November 24, 2013, 06:32:49 PM »
Something that was warped or won't fit was called "Whoppy-Jawed.
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« Reply #132 on: November 24, 2013, 06:48:26 PM »
Mom used to tell me when I had small problems that I thought were Earth-stopping "That is better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick!" She was always right.    Andy
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« Reply #133 on: November 24, 2013, 07:44:07 PM »
We had a Rather dishonest neighbor. my dad would say if his lips are moving hes lying or Too many chiefs not enough injuns.
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« Reply #134 on: November 24, 2013, 08:07:47 PM »
You'd have better luck "Baptizing a Cat" than changing her mind.  :D
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« Reply #135 on: November 24, 2013, 08:51:27 PM »
"Quieter than a Church mouse blowing bubbles in a feather bed"
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« Reply #136 on: November 24, 2013, 08:52:35 PM »
"Good enough for who it's for"  when finishing a project.
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« Reply #137 on: November 24, 2013, 08:57:44 PM »
"Good enough for who it's for"  when finishing a project.

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« Reply #138 on: November 24, 2013, 09:00:53 PM »
looks good cant see it from my house

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« Reply #139 on: November 24, 2013, 09:05:48 PM »
"Quieter than a Church mouse blowing bubbles in a feather bed"
You'd have better luck "Baptizing a Cat" than changing her mind.  :D
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