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  • Maybe it's my southern roots, but old sayings always seem to convey a meaning better than plain words. In the south one can pret

    Maybe it's my southern roots, but old sayings always seem to convey a meaning better than plain words. In the south one can pretty much get by with saying almost anything about a person if the comment is prefaced by, "Bless his/her heart..." One of my favorite old sayings was taught to me by my Grandfather. It is one which to me is loaded with meaning and wise advice. It is, "Don't get into a braying match with a j a c k a s s !" Do ya'll have any old sayings you would care to share?

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    my grandpap likes to say he's "busier than a one-eyed cat watching 9 mouse holes"

    I like the jackass one, its kinda like saying:

    "I refuse to engage in a battle of wits with an un-armed person.."

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    • #3
      King,

      Thanks for that one! I'll have to use it, for I have truly been that busy lately!

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      • #4
        Heard most of em'
        "More nervous than a long tail cat in a roomfull of rockin' chairs"
        "don't try to wash a pig, you'll just get dirty, and upset the pig"
        OH, Del gave you up as THE "Go To" turkey guy, how about some story's in "AK Camp" for us?

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        • #5
          O,

          I'll drop by later with story. Thanks!

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          • #6
            "If your going to be stupid, you gotta be tough"

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            • #7
              I like "busier than a one-legged man in a butt-kickin' contest"

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              • #8
                my grandma uses the bless her heart one alot!!!

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                • #9
                  auburn stole my thunder. How bout "I'll be dipped in shiite and rolled in cracker crumbs" My deceased bro in law and best friend Edgar R. used that one. Now he's telling jokes to the almighty Lord.

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                  • #10
                    Thank's idahooutdoors, I'd forgot that one ! LOL?LMAO

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                    • #11
                      how about "Dont argue with idiots, they will drag you down to there level and beat you with experince"

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                      • #12
                        "Tighter than a ticks ass"

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                        • #13
                          "Busier than a one armed man in a paper-hangin' contest"

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                          • #14
                            I liked "Forrest Gumps" mom's
                            "Stupid is, as stupid does"

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                            • #15
                              " If you lie down with dogs, you'll get up with flea's"

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