“He’d already asked me and I told him. Then he went to talking about it again. I felt like there weren’t no need to quarrel about it no more after I’d already told him.”


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    SusieQ and Donnie Ray
    August 22, 2020 at 3:40 pm

    Well we’ve reached the age where one says, ……… and the other answers ,what????? I’ve heard haggle , and dicker, and bicker, something my sister and I did many a time growing up :):)

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    Ken Roper
    August 22, 2020 at 3:02 pm

    I read the Grannyisms today. My Mind ain’t as good as it use to be, I knew there was something Missing, I just couldn’t figure out what. There was 165 Comments on there, and I Love to read about our Grannies. All are Precious!

    When I get through reading the Blind Pig and the Acorn, my little dog Jumps in my Chair. ( I forgot why I went to the Bathroom in the First place, but I’ll remember soon as I get in there. )

    Anyway, one time I asked Daddy ” What makes a dog turn Round and Round, before He lays down? ‘ Without hesitation He turned around and said ” One turn Calls for Another. ” …Ken

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    August 22, 2020 at 1:20 pm

    You’ve already run it into the ground. You don’t need to back up and run over it again.

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    Sue McIntyre
    August 22, 2020 at 12:12 pm

    I have a couple; pert near, and near bounts. My spell check on this smart phone is near bount crazy trying to correct the spelling of these words. LOL

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    Ed Ammons
    August 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Like it or lump it! Or in the words of Forrest Gump “that’s all I have to say about that.”

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    aw griff
    August 22, 2020 at 11:25 am

    I was just thinking of a word I hadn’t heard for a long time. Dickering, like haggling over the price of something. Come to think of it I don’t hear haggle either.

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    August 22, 2020 at 9:08 am

    My cousin told me all his family ever done was argee and quarrel.

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    Billy Hugh Campbell jr
    August 22, 2020 at 8:58 am

    I’m “proud” you had a article today. I know a 82 year old woman here in Northeastern Tennessee who uses the word “proud” meaning she is happy for an event, instead of using the word in the modern meaning of acomplishmemt.

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    Ron Stephens
    August 22, 2020 at 8:26 am

    Sounds right ro me. Just say what you mean, mean what you say and be done. Don’t keep worryin’ it like a dog with a bone.

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    August 22, 2020 at 8:26 am

    I guess this post prompts me to admit to something I still say to this day. I am very safety conscious, maybe because of the profession I was in. I am known for telling somebody (mostly family or very close friends) over and over not to do this or that if there is a chance they could be hurt or injured. I saw the aftermath too much! Anyway, when the inevitable happens I have a habit of shaking my head and saying, “I told him over and over not to do that.” Another popular saying that was once used often was, “I told him off.”

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    Miss Cindy
    August 22, 2020 at 8:02 am

    LOL! Regardless of the dialect that is a so typical conversation of a man/woman relationship!

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    Don Byers
    August 22, 2020 at 6:51 am

    Mornin’! I am tollible!

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