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« Reply #620 on: January 28, 2015, 11:12:54 AM »
 :D :D :D :D :D :D

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« Reply #621 on: January 28, 2015, 05:26:34 PM »
Old or new, I have never heard it.

I have a State Trooper that helps me on his days off. He told me a story about the "boyfriend" his daughter brought home one evening.
He was talking about the kind of teenager that puts the rings in his ears to make big holes, pierced chin and tongue with metal balls showing, wires running through his nose, hooks in his scalp and eye brows........

My helper described him as SOMEONE WHO HAD FELL FACE FIRST INTO A TACKLE BOX!  :D :D :D :D :D

Thats when I had to just turn the mill off.....I was rolling!

This young man no longer dates this Trooper's daughter.  :D
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« Reply #622 on: January 28, 2015, 05:33:07 PM »
We had them show up at work with all the rings and such. I told one of them I  could use him for a cantdog. There was a couple there that understood what I meant.
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« Reply #623 on: January 28, 2015, 05:40:24 PM »
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I've used that line a lot the last few years. Get some interesting looks when they hear it... be it a he or a she.
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« Reply #624 on: January 28, 2015, 05:43:38 PM »
I had never heard it until now....still laughing!  :D :D :D :D :D
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« Reply #625 on: January 28, 2015, 07:20:57 PM »
this may have been posted before. a friend reminded me of an old saying i had not heard in years. speaking about someone born into a wealthy family you would say he or she was born with a silver spoon in his mouth.

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« Reply #626 on: January 29, 2015, 07:21:31 AM »
One of our co-pilots i get paired with every so often ,, i'll ask him how hes doing when we show up at the plane and his response is always the same......"better than i deserve to be". Always maes me chuckle even though i know its coming!

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« Reply #627 on: January 29, 2015, 12:39:17 PM »
Since you brought up planes how about "any landing you can walk away from was a good one".

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« Reply #628 on: January 31, 2015, 12:05:46 AM »
Or the related "it's not the fall that kills you. It's the landing."
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« Reply #629 on: January 31, 2015, 12:59:27 PM »
Putty and paint make it what it ain't.
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« Reply #630 on: January 31, 2015, 02:02:22 PM »
When my mother figured something I was doing was wrong or unfruitfull she said" you know Terry you dont have to ride the garbage truck all the way to the dump" my wife has said to me"you know what? your a waste of good air" hard to comeback on that one.
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« Reply #631 on: January 31, 2015, 08:32:26 PM »
These were ones I heard over the years.  Sorry if any of these are duplicates but 32 pages is a lot to read.

On someone who conjectures endlessly - If "if" was a skiff we'd all go for a row in the lake. 

On someone who debates the topic alot - If "if's" and "buts" were gifts and nuts we'd have Christmas every day.

On someone longwinded - He could talk Christ off the cross.

On someone miserly - He'd squeeze a penny til Abe cried mercy.

On dumb mistakes - A fool gets burned twice by the same candle.

On the summer heat - Hot as a rat in a wool sock.  Or, Too hot for fish to swim.

On someone who takes a long time to run an errand - He went to use the outhouse and the hogs ate him.

On someone's exaggeration - Well don't let the truth get in the way of a good story!

On getting your words mixed up - My tongue got wrapped around my eye teeth and I couldn't see what I was saying.

On tempting fate - Speak of the devil and the devil appears.  (I think that's actually scripture.)

General bragging - I'm so far ahead of you I'm delivering tomorrow's news.

On chronic liars - He'd walk 10 miles to climb a tree and tell a lie!

On someone taking credit for something - A broken clock is right twice a day/Even a blind squirrel finds an acorn on occasion

On the perils of being greedy - Pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered

There's more, I'll have to remember them.
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« Reply #632 on: January 31, 2015, 09:46:44 PM »
A similar note  on truth
  why climb a tree to tell a lie , when you can stand on the ground and tell the truth.
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« Reply #633 on: February 09, 2015, 05:45:56 PM »
It would make a buzzard puke.
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« Reply #634 on: February 10, 2015, 07:50:35 AM »
"That gets my goat." 
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« Reply #635 on: February 10, 2015, 09:55:12 AM »
Trying to start something? :D
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« Reply #636 on: February 10, 2015, 10:08:42 AM »
Putty and paint make it what it ain't.
Or the related, "Beat to fit, paint to match"

landscaper also reminded me of one which someone may have already mentioned, "Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me!"
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« Reply #637 on: February 10, 2015, 10:16:27 AM »
My inlaws have been in Arizona since the first of the year and their fridge/freezer died sometime in there  :-\.  I got it out of the house last night and believe me there were smells that would "gag a maggot" in there.  My step daughter and her boy friend actually found it and had everything cleaned out but I had to take the doors off of it to fit it through the house doors  steve_smiley

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« Reply #639 on: February 10, 2015, 11:43:58 AM »
My inlaws have been in Arizona since the first of the year and their fridge/freezer died sometime in there  :-\.  I got it out of the house last night and believe me there were smells that would "gag a maggot" in there.  My step daughter and her boy friend actually found it and had everything cleaned out but I had to take the doors off of it to fit it through the house doors  steve_smiley

And the "old saying" is "Smell is bad enough to gag a maggot in a gut wagon"  ??
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