I Love Old Sayings

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    “Tell me the story about how the sun loved

    the moon so much he died every night to let her breathe.” ” There once was a moon, as beautiful as can be, only the stars could fathom, but the sun could not see. The sun so radiant, he burns so bright. The moon so luminous, but only showed her face during the night. She was...
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Jun 21, 2015
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Jun 1, 2014

    My grandma is from the south

    so she's always saying weird things. But when I was younger I used to ask her where are you going a lot. She'd say "To see a man about a horse." Which means I was being nosy, and it was none of my business. Heh
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor
    18-21, F
    Aug 20, 2014

    This Is Funny (think About It)

    I love old says here is one. Two wrongs don't make a pair. Do two people have to be alike to live together. NOOOOOOO! A Pair is not two rights! A pair is a left and a right!
    Babeondwy Babeondwy
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 1, 2012

    Don't Count Your Chicken's Before the Eggs Hatch!

    As I grow older I can apply so many of those old sayings to my life and life in general.
    closedin closedin
    41-45
    14 Responses Sep 23, 2008
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 14, 2015

    Boobs

    You know what men say about em, once you've seen one pair you pretty much want to see em all! Well, not all, but you know what I, ahem, they, mean LMAO
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 11, 2011

    One My Dad Alway Said

    "You have to get up mighty earlier in the morning to pull the wool over my eyes!" He also said this one too! " Listen, I do not have to eat the whole cow, To know that I am eating beef!" I love it how my Dad use it say this.
    Babeondwy Babeondwy
    41-45, F
    Jan 4, 2012

    One Of Fav's

    I haven't laughed so much since granny caught her *** in the mangle........ lmao
    GoodGuy34 GoodGuy34
    31-35, M
    Apr 8, 2010

    Lessons to Learn

    A chain is no stronger than its weakest link. - Sir Leslie Stephen (1832-1904) Be the change you wish to see in the world. - Ghandi Character building begins in infancy and continues until death. - Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) God helps those who help themselves. - George...
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    1 Response Dec 5, 2008

    Stone The Crows

    'Stone the crows' An exclamation of annoyance or amazement...
    GoodGuy34 GoodGuy34
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 9, 2010

    As My Grandma Would Say........

    Isn't that the pot calling the kettle black..... In one ear and out the other...... Plain as the nose on your face..... The early bird catches the worm.... What  comes around goes around.... Cutting off your nose to spite your face....
    wishicouldleave wishicouldleave
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 4, 2012

    My Dad had loads of these.

    .. One I still use every now and then is... "Face like a mile and a half of bad road" which he used to use about a ... shall we say less than attractive lady! Another was "Billet-Doux" which meant a bit of paper like a delivery note or a list for a job he was planning. Only a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jun 20, 2014
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