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Sayings from Appalachia

Sayings from Appalachia

Come in and Warm

come in and warm, come into the fire verb phrase To come into the house and get warm (expressions of mountain hospitality). 1935 Sheppard Cabins in Laurel 156 He greets you with “Light and hitch!” or “Come in and warm,” or “Set down and cool off,” and urges you to stay for dinner. 1939 Hall Coll. Cades Cove TN Come into the fire if you’uns wants to. (John Burchfield) Dictionary of Smoky Mountain English —- It didn’t appear we were…

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