More Expressions from the Heartland
Not so’s you notice it. or: Not so’s you know about it.
That oughtta tell you someth’n.
He doesn't have enough energy to blow his nose.
A day late and a dollar short.
Not enough sense to pour p**s out of a boot.
Out of this world!
•Sounds like somebody with a bellyache. They just can’t get it out fast enough. They think they are radio announcers. (E. A. Thompson)
•There are so many inflections in accents. In the service, I could come damn close to telling where a person was from unless they spent time one place and then another. (E. A. Thompson)
•The (slow) cadence of my speech is influenced by my time in Texas. There's nothing that important that I have to talk a mile a minute. (E. A. Thompson)
•[Missouri] You’ns and ya’ll
It gripes me.
It burns my soul
(Song) Says one old crow onto its mate what shall we have to eat this day? –My Great-Aunt Mim
Was your wife sleeping on your shirttail?
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