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FOLK COLLECTION 8a

Group 3: Speech

Utah State University Student Folklore Genre Collection

Introduction

Date of items: 1960 to present
Collection Processed by: Originally processed by Barbara [Garrett] Walker and William A. Wilson and updated over the years by Fife Folklore Archives staff. Most recently updated by Randy Williams.
Registered Prepared by: Randy Williams
Date Last Updated: December 2009, Chelsea Amdal
Linear Feet: 8
Restrictions: Patrons must sign and comply with the USU Special Collections and Archives Use Agreement and Reproduction Order form as well as any restrictions placed by the collector or informant(s).

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Please cite this collection in the following manner:

FOLK COLL 8a: Group 3: box and item number
collector
Fife Folklore Archives, Special Collections and Archives
Utah State University Libraries, Logan, Utah


Historical Note

The USU Student Folklore Genre Collection consists of folklore items collected by undergraduate students in Utah State University folklore classes from the early 1960s to the present and by undergraduate students in Brigham Young University folklore and anthropology courses during 1960 to 1978. The items are arranged by themes. The collection continues to grow. Click for complete USU Student Genre Collection history.


Provenance

The items in the Student Folklore Genre Collection were collected by USU and BYU students in folklore and anthropology classes as part of course requirements and deposited in the Fife Folklore Archives by the instructor. Duplicates of BYU student items are housed at BYU's William A. Wilson Folklore Archives. The materials in Group 3: Speech cover the period from the early 1960s to the present. The collection was created in 1978 by William A. Wilson and Barbara [Garrett] [Walker] Lloyd.


Scope and Content

The USU Student Folklore Genre Collection: Group 3: Speech consists of approximately 2,500 individual items of folk speech collected by undergraduate students. Most items include informant, context, text (the folklore item), texture (stylistic notation), and collector data. The materials reflect both insider (esoteric) and outsider (exoteric) views of a folk group and may be prejudiced or stereotyped. Click here for collection disclaimer. The collection is part of a larger student genre collection that is separated into ten distinctive categories. The materials do NOT circulate. Major breakdowns include:

Children's Rhymes and Sayings
Fun and Humorous Rhymes and Sayings
Occupational and Avocational Rhymes and Sayings
Written Rhymes, Poetry, and Sayings
Parodies
Folk Speech
Folk Poetry
Proverbs, Proverb-like Sayings, Homilies
Proverbial Comparisons
Euphemisms
Language
Wellerisms
Spoonerisms


Inventory

Box 1
1. Children's Rhymes and Sayings
1.1 Nursery Rhymes (Folders 1-2)
1.2 Play Rhymes, Fingerplay Sayings (Folders 3-5)
1.3 Game and School Rhymes and Sayings (Folders 6-8)
1.4 Counting Out Rhymes and Sayings (Folders 9-12)

Boxes 2-3

1.5 Jump-rope Rhymes and Sayings

Box 4

1.6 Hand-clap Rhymes and Sayings (Folder 1)
1.7 Ball Bounce Rhymes (Folder 2)
1.8 Birthday Rhymes and Sayings (Folder 3)
1.9 Mnemonic Devices (Folder 4)
1.10 Rhymes Used by Adults for Children (Folders 5-7)
1.10.4 Bed-time Rhymes
1.10.11 Dandling Rhymes (Knee-bouncing)
1.11 Anti-school Rhymes and Sayings (Folder 8)
1.12 Catch Phrases (Folder 9)
1.13 Playground Rhymes (Folder 10)
1.14 Holiday Rhymes (Folder 11)
1.15 Rhymes and Sayings Concerning Sex (Folder 12)
1.0 Miscellaneous (Folder 13)

Box 5

2. Fun and Humorous Rhymes and Sayings

2.1 Nonsense or Humorous Rhymes or Sayings (Folders 1-4)
2.2 Circular and Progressive Rhymes and Sayings (Folder 5)
2.3 Spelling and Math Riddles (Folder 6)
2.4 Humorous Sayings Before and After Meals (Blessing and Prayer on Food) (Folder 7)
2.5 Humorous Rhymes or Sayings with a Food Motif (Folder 8)
2.6 Tongue Twisters (Folders 9-10)
2.7 Humorous Saying Concerning Marriage and Sex (Folder 11)
2.0 Miscellaneous (Folder 12)

Box 6

3. Occupational and Avocational Rhymes and Sayings

3.1 Trade and Vocational Rhymes and Sayings (Folder 1)
3.2 Peddler's Cries (Folder 2)
3.3 Farming and Planting Rhymes (Folder 3)
3.4 Military Cadences and Chants, Sayings and Retorts, Acronyms, Proverbs (Folder 4)
3.5 Athletic and High School Cheers (Folder 5)
3.6 Missionary Rhymes and Sayings (Folder 6)
3.7 Sports Rhymes and Sayings (Folder 7)
3.0 Miscellaneous (Folder 8)

4. Written Rhymes, Poetry, or Sayings
4.1 Epitaphs (Folder 9)
4.2 Flyleaf Inscriptions (Folder 10)
4.3 Autograph Rhymes (Folders 11-14)

Box 7

4.4 Graffiti (Folder 1)
4.5 Latrinalia (Folder 2)
4.6 Bumper Stickers (Folder 3)
4.7 Signs (Folder 4)
4.0 Miscellaneous (Folder 5)

5. Parodies

5.1 Of Nursery Rhymes (Folder 6)
5.2 Of Religious Texts (Folder 7)
5.3 Of Literature (Folder 8)
5.4 Of Patriotic Texts (Folder 9)
5.5 Of Proverbs (Folder 10)
5.6 Of Folk Poetry (Folder 11)
5.7 Of Folk Sayings (Folder 12)
5.0 Miscellaneous (Folder 13)

Box 8

6. Folk Speech

6.1 Rhymes or Sayings of Derision (Folder 1)
6.2 Retorts (Folders 2-17)

Box 9

6.3 Sayings and Rhymes of Insults, Profanity, Taunts, Teases, Wisecracks (Folders 1-6)
6.4 Ways to Answer the Telephone (Folder 7)
6.5 Greetings and Leave-takings (Folder 8)
6.6 Toasts (Folder 9)

Boxes 10-11

6.7 Customary Expressions (Box 10; Box 11, Folders 1-10)
6.8 Naming (Folders 11-19)
6.8.2 Nicknames
6.9 Author and Title Wordplay (Folder 20)

Box 12

6.10 Folk Vocabulary: Words, Terms, Slang (Folders 1-25)
6.11 Curses and Vexes (Folder 26)
6.0 Miscellaneous (Folder 27)

Box 13

7. Folk Poetry

7.1 Folk Rhymes (Folder 1)
7.2 Limericks (Folder 2)
7.3 Bodily Function Rhymes and Sayings (Folders 3-7)
7.3.1 Flatulence and Scatological
7.4 Rhymes and Sayings about Love, Romance, Sex, Marriage (Folder 8)
7.5 Political Rhymes and Sayings (Folder 9)
7.0 Miscellaneous (Folder 10)

Boxes 14-15

8. Proverbs, Proverb-like Sayings, Homilies

Box 16

9. Proverbial Comparisons

9.1 Folk Similes (comparisons using "like" or "as") (Folders 1-5)
9.2. Folk Metaphor (Folders 6-9)
9.0 Miscellaneous (Folder 10)

Box 17

10. Euphemisms

10.1 For Zipping up a Zipper (Folder 1)
10.2 For an Undergarment that's Showing (Folder 2)
10.3 For Death (Folder 3)
10.4 For Menstruation (Folder 4)
10.5 For Urinating, Defecating, Flatulence (Folder 5)
10.6 For Places (Folder 6)
10.7 For Marriage, Sex, Pregnancy (Folder 7)
10.8 For Swearing and Cursing (Folder 8)
10.9 For Body Parts (Folder 9)
10.0 Miscellaneous (Folder 10)

11. Language
11.1 Artificial Languages (Folder 11)
11.1.1 Pig Latin
11.1.2 Hobble-obble
11.1.0 Miscellaneous
11.2 Accents (Folders 12-14)
11.3 Dialects (Folder 15)

12. Wellerisms (Folder 16)

13. Spoonerisms (Folder 17)

0. Miscellaneous, Folk Say (Folder 18)


Register

Box 1

l. Children's Rhymes and Sayings

1.1 Nursery Rhymes

1.1.1 It's raining, it's pouring. (Folder 1)
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1.1.2 There was a crooked man.
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1.1.3 One, two, buckle your shoe.
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1.1.4 Monday's child is fair of face.
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1.1.5. Star light, star bright.
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1.1.6 Georgie Porgie.
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1.1.7 Humpty Dumpty.
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1.1.8 Hope is like a harebell, trembling from it's birth.
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1.1.9 Los Pollitos (Cheep, cheep, cheep).
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1.1.10 La Patita (The duck with her hat and shawl waddles).
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1.1.11 La Hormiguita (There goes the little ant with her umbrella). (Folder 2)
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1.1.12 Los tres pecesitos (Three little fish went for a swim).
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1.1.13 Una Hormiguita (While running, an ant found a coin).
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1.1.14 Tiddly winks, tiddly winks.
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1.1.15 Mama lived in Turkey town, Papa lived in Dover.
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1.1.16 Lady bug, lady bug, fly away home.
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1.1.17 We are the spider fighters.
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1.2 Play Rhymes, Fingerplay Sayings

1.2.1 This little piggy. (Folder 3)
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1.2.2 Shoe the (old) horse.
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1.2.3 Wash the baby's (lady's) dishes.
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1.2.4 Two little blackbirds sitting on a hill.
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1.2.5 Eye-winker, tom-tinker.
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1.2.6 My father your father.
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1.2.7 Who wants a sack o' potatoes?
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1.2.8 Here comes a mouse.
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1.2.9 I have a little sister.
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1.2.10 Round and round the garden.
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1.2.11 Here is the church, here is the steeple. (Folder 4)
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1.2.12 Lilleput, lilleput, Sally lost her locket.
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1.2.13 Don't you dare laugh.
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1.2.14 Ten little Indians standing in a row.
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1.2.15 Five little monkeys.
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1.2.16 See my finger, see my thumb.
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1.2.17 Five bees in a hive.
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1.2.18 Eensy Beensy Spider.
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1.2.19 One, Two, Three.
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1.2.20 Fingers, Fingers.
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1.2.21 Walk around the house. (Folder 5)
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1.2.22 Five little ducks.
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1.2.23 Here sits the Lord Mayor.
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1.2.24 Knock on the door.
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1.2.25 Five little squirrels.
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1.2.26 Four green and speckled frogs.
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1.2.27 Tom-ee-tot, Slick-a-pot, Long-a-maugh...
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1.2.28 Friend, foe, lover, beau.
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1.2.29 See-saw Margerie Daw.
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1.2.30 Name the toes.
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1.2.31 Momma had a baby and it's head popped off. (Dandelion Popping)
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1.2.32 Shut up and drink your beer.
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1.3 Game and School Rhymes and Sayings

1.3.1 Ring around the rosies. (Folder 6)
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1.3.2 Ollie, ollie oxen free.
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1.3.3 I swear I will cooperate and no crossies count.
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1.3.4 Dead ____in the middle of the road; I one it, you two it, I three it, you four it...
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1.3.5 Tam Pierce, Tam Pierce, I stole your horse.
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1.3.6 Sally's in the sugar bowl; she's been crying, because her mother's dying.
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1.3.7 Baltimore; apple core; who's your friend?
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1.3.8 ___________'s it, ___________'s it; had a fit; couldn't get over her arithmetic.
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1.3.9 Criss-cross double-cross nobody else can play with us.
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1.3.10 Tick, tock, the game is locked. (Folder 7)
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1.3.11 Rhea, rhea runka.
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1.3.12 Apple Cider, Pumpkin Pie, who's not ready holler I.
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1.3.13 Step on a crack and you break your mother's back.
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1.3.14 Daniel Boone was a man, a big man, but the bear was bigger.
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1.3.15 I can fight and I can kill 'cause I'm the king of bunker-hill. (Folder 8)
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1.3.16 Introduce yourself.
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1.3.17 Cross my heart and hope to die.
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1.3.18 Place backs no say backs.
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1.3.19 I'm gonna tell on you, you put ants in my pants, and made me do the boogie dance.
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1.3.20 The name game.
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1.3.21 No backs, touching black.
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1.3.22 Handy dandy shake my hand - promise to obey, or else you pay.
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1.3.23 I promise, I promise - if I cheat I'll die and you can stick a needle in my eye.
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1.3.24 l 2 3 4 5 I caught a fish alive.
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1.3.25 Teacher, Teacher I declare I see someone's underwear.
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1.3.26 Boys go to Jupiter to get stupider; girls go to Mars to get more candy bars.
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1.3.27 There's a place in France where the women wear no pants.
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1.3.28 Did you get the letter I sent? No. I must have forgotten to stamp it!
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1.4 Counting Out Rhymes and Sayings

1.4.1 Eenie, meenie, minie, moe. (See also: Speech 1.5.109) (Folder 9)
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1.4.2 One potato, two potato.
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1.4.3 Ip, dip, dip; my little ship. (Folder 10)
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1.4.4 Mr. Brown, went to town to get a bucket of paint.
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1.4.5 Ina, mina, tipsa, tina . . . Out you go. (Eenie, Meenie, Tiska Teenie; Eny meeny hipla-dick; Ibitty, bibitty, sibitty, sab; eeny meeny pebble deeny).
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1.4.6 One for the money, two for the show, three to get ready, and four to go.
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1.4.7 My mother said to pick the very best one, and you're not it.
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1.4.8 My mother and your mother were out hanging clothes.
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1.4.9 I lit a match, then I blew it out.
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1.4.10 One re-orey ickory Ann; Philosy-pholosy Nickolas John.
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1.4.11 Ena, meena, dixa, deena; acha, pacha, dominacha.
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1.4.12 Icka, backa, soda cracker; icka, backa, boo.
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1.4.13 Engine, engine, number nine. (See also Speech 1.5.67) (Folder 11)
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1.4.14 My ___ (dog/Elvis) died last night, what color was his ____ (blood/hair)?
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1.4.15 Bubble gum, bubble gum, in a dish. (See also Speech 1.5.27)
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1.4.16 My shoe, how old are you? (Folder 12)
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1.4.17 Mickey Mouse built a house. How many bricks did he use?
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1.4.18 Inky binky bottle of ink.
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1.4.19 Oneree, tworee, hickree on.
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1.4.20 One saw, two saw, sickie saw san.
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Box 2

1.5 Jump-rope Rhymes and Sayings

1.5.1 HELP. (Folder 1)
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1.5.2 Spelling out the alphabet.
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1.5.3 Keep the kettle boiling.
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1.5.4 Vote, vote, vote for _________.
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1.5.5 Cinderella, dressed in yellow. (See also Speech: 1.5.5.73 for Cinderella dressed in pink.) (Folders 2-4)
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1.5.6 Not last night, but the night before/Spanish dancer. (Folders 5-6)
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1.5.7 Bluebells, cockle shells. (Folder 7)
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1.5.8 Mabel, Mabel, set the table. (Folder 8)
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1.5.9 Fudge, fudge, call the judge. (Folder 9)
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1.5.10 Down by the river (ocean), down by the sea. (Folders 10-11)
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Box 3
1.5.11 Little Orphan Annie. (Folder 1)
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1.5.12 I had a little __________, his name was ______, put him in the bathtub. (Folder 2)
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1.5.13 I like coffee, I like tea.
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1.5.14 Grace, Grace, dressed in lace.
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1.5.15 Donald Duck was a one legged duck.
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1.5.16 Spell M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I.
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1.5.17 Bo, bo, bo for _________; Charcoal _______ at the door. (Folder 3)
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1.5.18 Charlie Chaplin (Marco Polo, Shirley Temple) went to France.
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1.5.19 Lincoln, Lincoln, I've been thinkin', what that stuff is you been drinkin'.
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1.5.20 Peach tree, plum tree.
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1.5.21 I was born in a frying pan.
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1.5.22 Pump, pump, pump the gasoline.
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1.5.23 Blondie and Dagwood went to town.
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1.5.24 Apple pie, cream, and tart.
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1.5.25 Ice cream soda, Delaware punch.
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1.5.26 We're having Lapioli; she's made from macaroni.
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1.5.27 Bubble gum in a dish; how many pieces do you wish? (See also Speech 1.4.15)
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1.5.28 Ten little monkeys, jumping on a bed.
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1.5.29 Rich man, poor man, beggar man, thief. (Folder 4)
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1.5.30 White, white, you got married in a sewer pipe.
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1.5.31 I went to Arkansas, to buy myself a saw.
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1.5.32 ____________ sat on a pin; how many inches did it go in?
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1.5.33 Red, white, and blue; stars shine on you.
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1.5.34 Bluebells, bluebells, daffodils and daisies.
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1.5.35 Teddy bear, teddy bear, turn around.
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1.5.36 That crazy old man from China. (Folder 5)
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1.5.37 Heigh ho, Silver; how 'bout a date?
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1.5.38 I am a little Dutch girl, dressed in blue.
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1.5.39 I have a secret I won't tell.
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1.5.40 Apple, apple.
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1.5.41 Register, register, register for school.
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1.5.42 Strawberry shortcake, cream on top.
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1.5.43 The spades of eeni, beeni, pepsideeni.
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1.5.44 Tomatoes, carrots, potatoes, peas.
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1.5.45 Hi, hi up in the sky.
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1.5.46 Hi Diddly Dumpty.
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1.5.47 Way down south where I was born.
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1.5.48 Soloman Grundy.
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1.5.49 Red hot pepper.
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1.5.50 My sister had a boyfriend.
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1.5.51 My sister had a baby.
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1.5.52 Johnny over the ocean.
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1.5.53 Down in the meadow.
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1.5.54 Monkey, monkey bottle of beer.
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1.5.55 Two in together.
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1.5.56 Jack be Nimble.
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1.5.57 Queen Bee play with me.
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1.5.58 Teacher, teacher.
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1.5.59 There was an old woman.
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1.5.60 Sister, sister come on in. (Folder 6)
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1.5.61 Three, six, nine, the goose drank wine.
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1.5.62 When I was two and going on three.
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1.5.63 Tell when your birthday comes.
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1.5.64 There sits ______, sweet as a rose.
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1.5.65 The clock stands still.
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1.5.66 Raspberry jam.
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1.5.67 Engine, engine. (See also Speech 1.4.13)
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1.5.68 ______ drank some marmalade.
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1.5.69 Last night I went to the department store. (Elevator)
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1.5.70 There sits _____ sweet as a rose.
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1.5.71 ______ and ______ sitting on a fence, trying to make a dollar out of sixteen
cents.
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1.5.72 Little Miss Pink, died last night.
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1.5.73 California Peaches come tap me on the back.
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1.5.74 High water, low water, evy, ivy, overs.
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1.5.75 My mother, your mother lived across the street. (See also Speech 1.6.9)
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1.5.76 All in together according to the weather.
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1.5.77 Lizzie Borden took an ax, gave her father forty whacks.
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1.5.78 There was a little turtle, he lived in a box.
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1.5.79 Ricky ricky rust/We're not allowed to cuss.
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1.5.80 Changing bedrooms one by one...
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1.5.81 Helicopter, helicopter turn around.
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1.5.82 Gyspy lady do the splits, gypsy lady give a high kick.
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1.5.83 One, Two, buckle my shoe.
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1.5.84 Two little love birds sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G.
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1.5.85 Down by the river where the green grass grows, there sits Mary as pretty as a rose. (Folder 7)
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1.5.86 Say, say old playmate, come out and play with me.
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1.5.87 It's raining it's pouring, the old man is snoring.
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1.5.88 Keep the pot a-boilin' just for ______.
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1.5.89 Buster, Buster climb the tree...
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1.5.90 Tillie the toiler, sat on a boiler...
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1.5.91 Rooms for rent, inquire within, when I move out, let (name) move in.
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1.5.92 I wish I had a nickel, I wish I had a dime.
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1.5.93 Here comes the teacher with the big fat stick.
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1.5.94 I went downtown to see Miss Brown.
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1.5.95 Sally Rand, lost her fan. Run, run, run, as fast as you can.
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1.5.96 Who's for the planets, who's for the stars.
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1.5.97 Sugar and cream, bread and butter, what's the name of my true lover? A, B . . .
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1.5.98 Bread and butter, sugar and spice, how many boys think I am nice? 1, 2, 3 . . .
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1.5.99 My mother sent me down to get some potatoes, how many potatoes did she send me to get? 1, 2, 3 . . .
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1.5.100 One little, two little, three little cabbage patch.
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1.5.101 My brother went to sea, sea, sea; to see what he could see, see, see.
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1.5.102 Last night I saw upon the stair, a little man who wasn't there.
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1.5.103 Over the Garden Wall I watched my baby fall.
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1.5.104 Standing at the Corner Chewing bubble gum.
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1.5.105 Sailor, Sailor do your duty.
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1.5.106 Diamond, ruby, emerald, pearl.
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1.5.107 Let's play school.
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1.5.108 My wee brother is no good.
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1.5.109 Eni, eni, mino, mo, set the baby on the po (pot).
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1.5.110 Anna Banana played the piana.
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1.5.111 Janet, Janet don't be blue, Frankenstein was ugly too! (Change names each time.)
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Box 4

1.6 Hand-clap Rhymes and Sayings

1.6.1 Did you ever, ever, ever in your long-legged life. (Folder 1)
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1.6.2 Patty cake, patty cake.
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1.6.3 Miss Mary Black Black Black.
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1.6.4 A sailor went to sea, sea, sea.
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1.6.5 I met my boyfriend at the candy store...
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1.6.6 I woke up Sunday morning.
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1.6.7 I'm a pretty little Dutch girl. (My boyfriend's name is __ ,
He comes from __ .)
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1.6.8 I know a secret and I won't tell.
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1.6.9 My mother, your mother lived across the street.
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1.6.10 Johnny Boy.
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1.6.11 My mommy told me.
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1.6.12 Peas porridge hot.
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1.6.13 Whiskey.
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1.7 Ball Bounce Rhymes

1.7.1 Bouncy, bouncy ball-y; my sister's name is Poll-y. (Folder 2)
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1.8 Birthday Rhymes and Sayings

1.8.1 Heavy, heavy hang over, thy poor head. (Folder 3)
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1.9 Mnemonic Devices

1.9.1 Twinkle, twinkle, little star. Power = I2R. (Folder 4)
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1.9.2 ARITHMETIC.
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1.9.3 How many days in the month.
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1.9.4 GEOGRAPHY.
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1.9.5 Oscar Had A Heap Of Apples.
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1.9.6 Classifications of the animal world.
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1.9.7 CBA's.
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1.9.8 In Paris men are tall (cell division).
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1.9.9 P.E.O.M.P.P.H. (geologic table).
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1.9.10 The five/six P's (prior planning prevents (piss-)poor performance).
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1.9.11 Spring forward, Fall back.
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1.9.12 Red port wine.
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1.9.13 Johnny left port.
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1.9.14 In l632 Columbus sailed the ocean blue.
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1.9.15 MISSISSIPPI.
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1.9.16 FACETIOUS.
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1.9.17 VIBGYOR to remember the colors of the rainbow.
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1.9.18 Color mnemonic devices (i.e. Violet, violet you ate the toilet).
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1.9.19 Degrees and Qualifications.
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1.9.20 Musical Staff (Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge; FACE).
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1.9.21 VEG-A-TABLE.
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1.9.22 Order of Operations in Mathematics.
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1.9.23 CONSTANTINOPLE.
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1.9.24 Soh Cah Toa (Sine, Cosine, Tangent).
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1.9.25 Mnemonic device for North, South, East, West.
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1.9.26 Various mnemonic devices for the Electrical Color Code.
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1.9.27 Compensation for Courses (for a private pilots license).
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1.9.28 The fate of Henry the VIII's six wives: divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived.
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1.9.29 Adam Eats Nuts And Many Christmas Sweets (Book of Mormon Prophets(LDS)).
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1.9.30 Oh Be A Fine Girl Kiss Me Right Now (magnitudes of stars).
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1.9.31 H.O.M.E.S. (The Great Lakes, USA).
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1.9.32 "I" before "E", except after "C" or when sounded as "A", as in neighbor or weigh.
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1.9.33 A pints a pound, the world around.
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1.9.34 V-A-C-A-TION.
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1.9.35 My Very Egar Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas (planets).
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1.9.36 The sign of trig functions.
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1.9.37 How to learn the names of the books of the New Testament.
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1.9.38 LSMFT.
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1.10 Rhymes Used by Adults for Children

1.10.1 One, two, three; mother caught a flea. (Medicine-taking rhyme) (Folder 5)
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1.10.2 Giddy, giddy, gout; your shirttail's out.
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1.10.3 The lightning flashed, the thunder roared, the little pigs laid down and snored.
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1.10.4 Bed-time Rhymes
1.10.4.1 Sleep tight.
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1.10.4.2 I'll tell you a story 'bout Jack McNory.
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1.10.4.3 Me Mudder.
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1.10.4.4 I once had a sweet little doll, the prettiest doll in the world.
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1.10.4.5 My mother says she does not care about the color of my hair.
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1.10.4.6 Smile n' grow.
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1.10.4.7 Don't let the bed bugs bite.
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1.10.4.8 Now I lay me down to sleep.
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1.10.4.9 If you believe that mom's sleeping dust would put you to sleep, it will.
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1.10.4.10 "Off to bed," said Sleepyhead.
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1.10.4.11 There was an old man who had a calf-that's half.
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1.10.4.12 Faster faster faster, us moo moo.
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1.10.4.13 Angels at the foot, and angels at the head.
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1.10.4.14 See you in the morning's milk.
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1.10.4.15 Go to bed, cover your head, pretend you're dead.
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1.10.5 Sing at the table. (Folder 6)
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1.10.6 The cat-eggs and sit-stills will get you.
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1.10.7 Tingle Tangley get for home or I'll get you with a big black comb.
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1.10.8 Once there was a robin/Who lived outside our door.
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1.10.9 Don't stick your head out the window too far, It might go home in another car.
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1.10.10 Christopher Robin.
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1.10.11 Dandling Rhymes (Knee-bouncing)
1.10.11.1 Trot, trot to Boston. (Dandling rhyme)
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1.10.11.2 This is the way the gentlemen ride.../Poor man's horse goes...
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1.10.11.3 Grasshopper sittin' on a sweet potato vine. (Old Gray Goose)
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1.10.11.4 We ride a cocked horse to Banbury cross.
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1.10.11.5 Ponyboy, ponyboy, won't you be my ponyboy.
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1.10.12 _____, ______ strong and able, Get your elbows off the table.
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1.10.13 Fishy, fishy in the brook, come and bite on Daddy's hook.
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1.10.14 Teddy Bear picnic.
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1.10.15 1-2-3-4-5-6-7 All good children go to heaven.
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1.10.16 Wee Willie Weer, what he doesn't like, he doesn't hear.
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1.10.17 First ya say do, then ya say don't.
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1.10.18 I buy ya' books and buy ya' books...
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1.10.19 Yesterday was hike day, wasn't it great.
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1.10.20 There was a bee, sat on the wall, and he did buzz, and that was all.
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1.10.21 Juba this and Juba that, Juba killed a yellow cat.
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1.10.22 I am a little Hindoo, I do the best I kindo.
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1.10.23 One, two, two and a half, two and three quarters...
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1.10.24 It shows in your face.
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1.10.25 Good morning little sunshine, what made you wake so soon.
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1.10.26 Shut the windows, shut the doors; they're comin' in the windows, they're comin' in the doors.
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1.10.27 I love me, I think I'm grand.
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1.10.28 Up in a swing. (Folder 7)
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1.10.29 Ain't ain't a word, and you ain't supposed to say it.
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1.10.30 Little tot.
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1.11 Anti-school Rhymes and Sayings

1.11.1 Help murder police! My teacher fell in the grease. (Folder 8)
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1.11.2 There is no school today.
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1.11.3 School is like a fan, stand in front of it and it blows, stand behind it and it sucks...
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1.11.4 Ta Ra Da Boom De Ay, there is no school today.
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1.11.5 No more pencils, no more books, no more teachers' dirty looks.
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1.11.6 Spring has sprung/The grass has risen ____ more days til we're out of prison.
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1.11.7 Dogs have fleas, skunks stink, one more week and we're out of the clink!
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1.11.8 Marijuana, Marijuana, LSD, LSD.
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1.11.9 Hi ho Hi ho, its away from school we go.
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1.11.10 ___ more days and we'll be free.
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1.11.11 Schools out, schools out, Teacher let the monkeys out.
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1.11.12 When teacher rings the bell, you drop your books and run like hell.
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1.11.13 If I had one wish . . . They never have to go to school.
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1.11.14 I quit school because. . .
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1.12 Catch Phrases

1.12.1 Adam and Eve and pinch-me-quick. (Folder 9)
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1.13 Playground Rhymes

1.13.1 Walking and Marching Rhymes (Folder 10)
1.13.1.1 I left, I left, I left my wife and 48 kids.
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1.13.2 Monkey bar Rhymes
1.13.2.1 I'm a little angel, saying my prayers.
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1.13.3 School Rivalry
1.13.3.1 Lincoln stinks while Stewart thinks.
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1.13.4 Birdie, birdie in the sky, let a turdie in my eye.
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1.13.5 2,4,6,8 who do we especially hate ______
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1.14 Holiday Rhymes

1.14.1 Halloween (Folder 11)
1.14.1.1 We are beggars from the street, we want something good to eat.
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1.14.1.2 Trick or treat smell my feet give me something good to eat.
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1.15 Rhymes and Sayings Concerning Sex

1.15.1 Down by the river where nobody goes, there lives a lady without any clothes,
along came a hippie swinging a chain. (Folder 12)
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1.0 Miscellaneous Children's Rhymes and Sayings

1.0.1 In a dark, dark wood, there was a dark, dark house. (Folder 13)
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1.0.2 I'd rather be dead than red in the head.
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2. Fun and Humorous Rhymes and Sayings

2.1 Nonsense or Humorous Rhymes or Sayings

2.1.1 I run the stairs down, throw the horse through the window. (Folder 1)
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2.1.2 Ooey Gooey was a worm.
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2.1.3 One bright night in the middle of the day, Two dead boys got up to play.
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2.1.4 Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear.
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2.1.5 Bessie met a bus, and the bus met Bessie.
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2.1.6 Timothy Ticklefeather L.L.D.
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2.1.7 A peanut sat on a railroad track.
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2.1.8 There was a little chigger.
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2.1.9 They walked down the lane together.
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2.1.10 I've never seen a purple cow.
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2.1.11 A man went out a huntin', 'twas on a Sunday morn. (Don't help the bear.)
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2.1.12 Me not knowing to an absolute certainty am unable to articulate on such a delicate subject.
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2.1.13 Of all the fishes in the sea.
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2.1.14 Ladies and gentleman; horses and mules.
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2.1.15 I went to the show of tomorrow.
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2.1.16 I had a little dog and his name was Jack.
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2.1.17 Confucius say: "Man who go to bed with itchy butt, wake up with stinky finger."
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2.1.18 Spider, spider on the wall.
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2.1.19 Once there was an elephant who tried to use the telephant.
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2.1.20 Bat, bat, come under my hat. (Folder 2)
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2.1.21 By the sewer I lived, by the sewer I died. Some called it murder, but I called it sewerside.
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2.1.22 In Dirty Town there is a street, the street is made of glass.
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2.1.23 Party hearty, die young and have a good looking corpse.
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2.1.24 Man who live in glass house . . .
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2.1.25 Man can not live on bread alone, he need peanut butter.
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2.1.26 I get up with Protest, I have breakfast with Arthur, I have supper with Icy Hot, and go to bed with Ben Gay.
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2.1.27 You're too old to ride the range granny, you can't even keep your calves together.
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2.1.28 Thirty purple birds a sitting on a curb, chirpin' and burpin' eatin' dirty worms.
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2.1.29 For Chrysler sake, you son of Buick, quit Fording around, or I'll kick you in the Nash.
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2.1.30 Seagull, seagull in the sky, dropped some whitewash in my eye. Don't you worry, I won't cry, I'm just glad that cows don't fly.
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2.1.31 Johnny Ivans caught a mouse, round him wrapped the rope.
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2.1.32 January can February March, no April May, now June don't you-July.
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2.1.33 Here I stand upon the stage, how do you like my figure.
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2.1.34 As I was going down the street, amid the snow and falling sleet.
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2.1.35 The thunder roared, the lightening crashed, the tree fell, the frog got smashed.
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2.1.36 Birdie with a yellow bill climbed upon my window sill.
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2.1.37 Tarzan the ape man, swinging from a rubberband.
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2.1.38 Stricklin', Stricklin' is a very good man, he tries to teach us all he can.
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2.1.39 Somebody left the door open and the wrong dogs came home.
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2.1.40 I'm a hard dog to keep under the porch.
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2.1.41 A good day for ducks. (Folder 3)
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2.1.42 The shortest distance between two points is under construction.
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2.1.43 When you see the light at the end of the tunnel it's probably the headlights of the oncoming train!
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2.1.44 In the game of life they claim, there's only one reward. It isn't how you played the game, but how often you have scored.
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2.1.45 Old Indian saying says.
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2.1.46 Figures don't lie, it's how liars figure.
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2.1.47 Confucius say: "Man who dances with tall lady gets bust in mouth."
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2.1.48 Confucius say: "This conversation, like TV on honeymoon, not necessary."
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2.1.49 I'd like to buy him for what he's worth, and sell him for what he thinks he's worth.
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2.1.50 Love sticks where it lights, even if it's a manure pile.
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2.1.51 Put it on the account of the dust, and let the rain settle it.
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2.1.52 If God wanted man to live in a rainy climate, he would have provided man with webbed feet.
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2.1.53 If you haven't seen it before, you won't know what it is, and if you have, you won't be surprised.
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2.1.54 Love doesn't make the world go around, it just makes you dizzy so that it feels like it.
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2.1.55 We must have fallen into a lens grinder, we're making a spectacle of ourselves.
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2.1.56 Just because you're on a diet doesn't mean you can't look at the menu.
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2.1.57 If a frog had wings he wouldn't bump his [butt] every time he hopped.
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2.1.58 Give a woman an inch and she'll try to park a car in it.
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2.1.59 Have fun, if you can't, be good, if you can't, be careful, if you can't, name it after me.
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2.1.60 Doing nothing is the most tiresome thing in the world because you can't quit and rest.
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2.1.61 There was a man in our town, And he was wondrous wise.
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2.1.62 Little Willie was a chemist, Little Willie is no more.
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2.1.63 Closeness only counts in horseshoes, hand grenades, jazz, slow dances.
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2.1.64 Due to the inner workings and hidden mechanisms of my chronometer.
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2.1.65 If the ocean was beer and I was duck, I would dive to the bottom and drink my way up.
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2.1.66 Did you know that if your parents didn't have any kids you probably won't either?
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2.1.67 Girls when they went out to swim, once dressed like Mother Hubbard.
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2.1.68 Gene, Gene made a machine.
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2.1.69 Is a caterpillar ticklish?
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2.1.70 Sons of Bs. (Here's to the busy little bee, with sex so small you cannot see.)
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2.1.71 As I was streetin' down the walk.
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2.1.72 Sinkers honkers sick spend. (Sing a song of sixpence.)
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2.1.73 There was a man upon the stair. (Folder 4)
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2.1.74 Blood and brains all over; Eyes rolling down the gutter like marbles, And me with out a spoon.
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2.1.75 Great big gobs of greasy, grimy gopher guts, insulated money meats.
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2.1.76 Scab sandwich puss on top, monkey vomit, camel snot, chopped up eyeballs, chicken fat too; scab sandwich, good for you!
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2.1.77 Green sailor told to get the donkey from the manger.
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2.1.78 Better watch your head, there ain't enough room in here to swing a cat.
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2.2 Circular and Progressive Rhymes and Sayings

2.2.1 Died? I died once . . . (Folder 5)
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2.2.2 It was a dark and stormy night.
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2.2.3 Let me tell you a story about Jack and Nory, they went out to sea.
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2.2.4 Once there was a cat with feet of cloth and eyes that were backwards. (English translation from Spanish)
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2.2.5 HELLLL-o everybody this is Harry Cemetery, if you are good...
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2.2.6 Easter time is the time for eggs, and the time for eggs is Easter time.
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2.2.7 That's life. What's life? A magazine. How much does it cost? 25 cents...
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2.2.8 Obadire jumped in the fire. Fire fire was so hot, he jumped in a pot.
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2.2.9 Go bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S.
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2.2.10 Pete and Repete went down to the river to swim...
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2.2.11 Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar?
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2.2.12 Today is yesterday's tomorrow. . .
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2.3 Spelling and Math Riddles

2.3.1 Constantinople. (Folder 6)
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2.3.2 As I was going to St. Ives.
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2.4 Humorous Sayings Before and After Meals (Blessing and Prayer on Food)

2.4.1 Over the lips and over the gums. (Folder 7)
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2.4.2 J'ai bien mange', J'ai bien bu, (I've eaten enough, I've drank enough. English translation from French)
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2.4.3 Bless the bread, bless the meat. Say amen and let's all eat.
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2.4.4 Uncle Ben's blessings.
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2.4.5 Eat everything on your plate or the sun won't shine tomorrow.
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2.4.6 Good food, good meat, good God, let's eat.
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2.4.7 Father, Son, and the Holy Ghost, who eats the fastest gets the most.
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2.4.8 Itadakimas. (I humbly partake. English translation from Japanese)
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2.4.9 First one to eat the stew washes the dishes.
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2.4.10 Eh--Ah--Beh--Oo--Em. (Heavenly Father, bless the food, Amen.)
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2.4.11 'Squeet. (Used in Navy to mean Let's go eat.)
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2.4.12 Oh Lord, cause that this won't distress me, but I know it will.
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2.4.13 Rubadub dub, bless the grub, amen.
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2.4.14 Hell with the potatoes, damn with the meat, anyone who's hungry dig in and eat.
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2.4.15 God is good, God is great.
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2.4.16 Pass the potatoes, pass the meat, turn over your plates, and start to eat.
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2.4.17 Little fishy in the dishy, amen.
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2.4.18 O, Lord, bless this food and us'n that et it.
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2.4.19 Bless the spuds, bless the meat, look our Lord, we're going to eat.
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2.4.20 Eat up and give the house a good name.
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2.4.21 Amen, brother Ben, shot the goose and killed the hen.
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2.4.22 Fishes in the dishes, Amen.
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2.5 Humorous Rhymes or Sayings with a Food Motif

2.5.1 Aren't there fishes still a swimming. (Folder 8)
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2.5.2 I eat my peas with honey.
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2.5.3 Collection of food rhymes.
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2.5.4 Bless me Father, for I have sinned. I threw away the banana and ate the skin.
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2.5.5 The Frenchman likes his native wine. The German likes his beer.
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2.5.6 I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.
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2.5.7 Bird Regurgitation.
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2.5.8 Peanut butter and jelly sock 'em in the belly.
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2.5.9 Thoup, thoup, damn thoup, I'm tired of thoup, thoup, thoup. (About soup.)
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2.5.10 Nothing beats food when you're hungry. I only eat ice cream when I'm alone or with someone.
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2.5.11 I have Done Laps (Dunlaps) Disease! I've done lapped over my belt.
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2.5.12 Call to meal.
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2.5.13 Eat every carrot and 'pea' on your plate.
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2.5.14 It must have gone down your Sunday Lane, and today is only _______ (when someone is choking).
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2.5.15 Regurgitate, regurgitate, throw up all you ate.
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2.5.16 Get your elbows off the table, or you'll be married before you're able.
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2.5.17 Hangovers: the wrath of grapes.
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2.5.18 More than a mouthful's a waste.
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2.5.19 Pepsi Cola's a stinky drink, pour it down the kitchen sink. Tastes like vinegar, looks like ink; Pepsi Cola's a stinky drink!
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2.5.20 A cookie is a virgin donut.
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2.5.21 Eat 'em, drink 'em, smoke 'em, sleep 'em.
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2.5.22 Stew without vegetables is neither tasty or filling.
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2.5.23 Beef and mutton together make a real gentleman's stew.
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2.5.24 What you don't see on the table, don't ask for, because it's down the cellar in a teacup.
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2.5.25 Take all you want, but eat all you take.
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2.6 Tongue Twisters

2.6.1 Unique New York. (Folder 9)
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2.6.2 Two witches.
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2.6.3 Sally (Sue/Susie) sat by the seashore selling seashells. (And variations)
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2.6.4 Peter Piper.
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2.6.5 Rubber Baby Buggy Bumpers.
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2.6.6 A sheet well slit, is a well slit sheet (and variations).
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2.6.7 Swam, swam over the sea.
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2.6.8 Will you, won't you, can't I coax you.
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2.6.9 A plantain planter planting plantain in a plantain plantation.
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2.6.10 A schmoo slyly slowly shuffled a snorkle full of slush..
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2.6.11 Toy boat.
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2.6.12 A skunk sat on a stump.
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2.6.13 How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
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2.6.14 Apple
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2.6.15 One smart feller, he felt smart.
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2.6.16 Mt. Pleasant pheasant pluckers. (Folder 10)
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2.6.17 Two toads totally tired, tried to trot to Tedberry.
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2.6.18 Betty (Bill) Botter bought a bit of butter.
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2.6.19 Of ferro corril corre pello real. (From Brazil)
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2.6.20 Cold coal oil.
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2.6.21 Say Sam sing that same song you sang in Sunday School.
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2.6.22 Bake a batch of biscuits.
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2.6.23 Six long slim sycamore saplings.
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2.6.24 Red leather, yellow leather.
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2.6.25 A canner exceedingly canny one morning remarked to his granny, if a canner can can anything that he can then a canner can can a can can't he?
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2.6.26 Bugs black blood.
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2.6.27 Go shower, [expletive], shave, and shine my shoes.
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2.6.28 A big black bug bit a big black bear.
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2.6.29 Good blood bad blood.
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2.6.30 A tutor who tooted the flute, tried to tutor two tooters to toot...
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2.6.31 The rat ran over the ridge of the roof with a raw lump of liver in his mouth.
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2.6.32 P.U.!!! Who used Hugh's shoes?
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2.6.33 The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick.
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2.6.34 Shot the city sheriff.
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2.6.35 I went to Arkansas, I never saw so many saws as I saw in Arkansas.
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2.6.36 Patient people play pool properly.
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2.6.37 Superior students study studiously.
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2.6.38 Sally, Sally, sitting in the shoe shine shop...
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2.6.39 Fig Plucker.
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2.6.40 A Twister of Twists.
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2.6.41 Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater...
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2.6.42 Bill Board had a billboard and a board bill...
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2.6.43 I saw Esaw sitting on a Seesaw...
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2.6.44 A noice annoys an oyster, but a noicey noice annoys an oyster more.
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2.6.45 My mother works in a shipyard.
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2.6.46 I have an Adams apple.
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2.6.47 Fruit Float.
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2.6.48 The percepatation in Peru acculates particularly on the plateau.
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2.6.49 Heidi has had a huge herd of healthy hefty Herford hefiers.
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2.6.50 Great green gobs of greasy grimy gophers guts...
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2.6.51 Just go day, come day...
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2.6.52 Anna Maria Susannah Sophria Dun Dummen Struck Lyons Phelps.
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2.6.53 One duck...
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2.6.54 Chickory chick, chala chala, chackaloromy in a banana, bala koala can't you see, chickory chick is me.
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2.6.55 OH what in the world is a pelican...
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2.6.56 Around the rough and rugged rock the ragged rascal ran (variation).
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2.6.57 Red boy over there...
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2.6.58 Lemon Lime Linement.
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2.6.59 A frog and a big chap...
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2.6.60 How much dough does a deer do when a doe deer does do dough? A dough deer does do about a dab of dough when a doe deer does do dough.
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2.6.61 Theophilies thistle, the thistle sifter...
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2.6.62 The fox the finder, the stink lies behind her.
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2.6.63 I'll bet'cha my bet'cha against your bet'cha, that my bet'cha's better than your bet'cha, what'll you bet'cha.
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2.6.64 I can saw as much wood as my paw can saw as my maw can saw in Arkansas.
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2.7 Humorous Sayings Concerning Marriage and Sex.

2.7.1 I didn't know what freedom was until I got married and then it was too late. (Folder 11)
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2.7.2 When two people get married they shall become as one. The hell of it is trying to find out which one.
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2.7.3 The last one to get married drinks out of the watering trough.
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2.7.4 Women go to BYU to get their bachelor. Men got to BYU to get their master.
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2.7.5 My wife tells me that I'm the head of the family, but that she is the neck that turns the head.
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2.7.6 Alimony is the high cost of leaving.
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2.7.7 A guy with money to burn has chance of finding a perfect match.
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2.7.8 A friend defines a gold-digger as a fund loving girl.
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2.7.9 _____ now; _____ ever; _____ now; but not forever.
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2.7.10 You're not complete until you're married and then you're finished.
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2.7.11 Marriage is begun by yearning and maintained by yearning.
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2.7.12 The chief cause of divorce is marriage.
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2.7.13 If you burn your [butt], you have to sit on the blister.
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2.7.14 The first one can come anytime. The rest all take nine months.
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2.7.15 When your wife turns forty you can trade her in for two twenties.
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2.7.16 If you're going to bring'em- Bring'em Young.
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2.7.17 United you stand- divided you splatter all over the sidewalk, and that's a mess to clean up.
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2.7.18 Hooray, hooray, it's the last of May- outside lovin' starts today.
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2.7.19 Marriage is like a bath; once you get into it, it's not so hot.
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2.7.20 A married woman's token is that her leg is broken, and she stays at home.
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2.7.21 Some brides throw things out the window faster than the husbands can bring them in.
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2.0 Miscellaneous (Folder 12)
2.0.1 Palindromes.
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2.0.2 Aunt vs. Ant.
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2.0.3 May you be in Heaven a half an hour before the Devil knows you're dead.
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2.0.4 Play on words/ wordplay.
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2.0.5 Sayings for Jinx.
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Box 6

3. Occupational and Avocational Rhymes and Sayings

3.1 Trade and Vocation Rhymes and Sayings

3.1.1 Cowboy
3.1.1.1 As I was ridin' 'round Scorpion Butte. (Folder 1)
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3.1.1.2 One sock buy, two socks try.
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3.1.1.3 Wah Hoo Buckaroo.
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3.1.1.4 He don't look so good.
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3.1.1.5 When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
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3.1.1.6 I'd rather be a roper than an doper.
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3.1.1.7 Til the cows come home.
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3.1.1.8 Haven't had so much fun since the pigs ate my brother.
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3.1.2 Sailors
3.1.2.1 Red sky in the morning, sailors take warning.
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3.1.3 Railroad workers
3.1.3.1 My job: It's not my place to run the train.
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3.1.4 Animal Science
3.1.4.1 Histology is not a science, it's an art.
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3.1.5 Restaurant workers
3.1.5.1 Here's the damage.
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3.1.5.2 86.
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3.1.6 Teachers
3.1.6.1 Old math teachers never die, they just reduce to lowest terms.
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3.1.6.2 College is the process of words. . .
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3.1.7 Veterinarian
3.1.7.1 It's a dog's life.
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3.1.7.2 I've gone to the dogs, but I don't cat around.
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3.1.8 Firefighter
3.1.8.1 Fire triangle- oxygen, heat, fuel.
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3.1.9 Mercantile
3.1.9.1 Fredrico offers his patrons promp service. No matter how long it takes.
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3.1.9.2 Tipping allowed. Don't forget to thank yourself for such prompt and personal service. Give yourself a big tip.
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3.1.9.3 Dirty looks, caustic remarks, and vicious sneers will not improve the service at Fredrico's.
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3.1.9.4 The difference at Fredrico's is the service. There ain't any.
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3.1.9.5 Keep Fredrico's green. Bring money.
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3.1.9.6 Fredrico's made a deal with the bank. They don't cash checks. The bank doesn't make pizza.
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3.1.9.7 Fredrico's has no quarrel with those who sell for less. They know what their prodect is worth.
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3.1.10 Miner
3.1.10.1 There's a difference between wiping your butt and tearing it off.
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3.2 Peddler's Cries (Folder 2)

3.3 Farming and Planting Rhymes

3.3.1 One for the crow, one for the gopher, one for the ground, and one that don't gopher. (Folder 3)
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3.3.2 Make hay while the sun shines.
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3.3.3 April showers bring May flowers.
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3.3.4 A dry March and wet May fill the barn with grain and hay.
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3.3.5 Winter never rots in the sky.
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3.3.6 Be careful, be cautious when bucking the hay. For work when done right, is never no play.
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3.3.7 I bought a rooster for fifteen cents.
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3.3.8 Spring is here, the grass is ris; I wonder what the white stuff is.
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3.3.9 The farmers fed ice cubes to the chickens so they wouldn't lay hard-boiled eggs.
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3.3.10 It's a sure sign of spring when the seagulls follow the plow. That means the farmer has to wear a raincoat.
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3.3.11 Always plant crops that mature above the ground when the moon is big.
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3.3.12 Always plant crops that mature in the ground when the moon is little.
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3.3.13 When there's a ring around the moon there will be a change in the weather.
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3.3.14 Talking through your beard.
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3.3.15 Those barns are scattered. . .
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3.4 Military Cadence and Chants, Sayings and Retorts, Acronyms, Proverbs

3.4.1 Military Cadences and Chants (Jodies)
3.4.1.1 Left, left, left my wife and 48 kids. (Folder 4)
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3.4.1.2 Left, left, left, left, right, left. Your guards are right, your belts are tight.
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3.4.1.3 Mama, mama can't you see, what the army's done to me?
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3.4.1.4 Trainee far away.
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3.4.1.5 I don't know but it's been said, Navy wings are made of lead.
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3.4.1.6 I wanna be an Air Borne Ranger.
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3.4.1.7 The PLO they dropped the bomb; they dropped it on Lebanon.
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3.4.1.8 Old King Cole was a merry old soul and a merry old soul was he. He called for his wife and he called for his pipe and he called for his privates three.
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3.4.1.9 Airborne, Airborne don't be blue, my recruiter screwed me too.
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3.4.1.10 Airborne, you'd better do your best, or you'll find yourself in a leaning rest.
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3.4.1.11 Put another magazine in my trusty M-l6, and all I ever want to see are bodies, bodies, bodies.
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3.4.1.12 In the Army: They say that in the army the chow is mighty fine, A pea rolled off the table and killed a friend of mine.
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3.4.1.13 A yellow bird with a yellow beak was sitting on my window peak.
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3.4.1.14 Tiny Bubbles.
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3.4.1.15 My girl's a vegetable.
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3.4.1.16 We are Second platoon, we like to party.
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3.4.1.17 Summer of '89: They issued me my M-16, hurrah, hurrah.
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3.4.1.18 When I get to heaven St. Peter's going to say-hey.
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3.4.2 Sayings and Retorts
3.4.2.1 Exlax: Who'll carry the mail? I'll carry the mail?
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3.4.2.2 As long as the troops are [expletive] they're ok, but if somebody stops [expletive] you better watch him.
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3.4.2.3 Ration of [crap].
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3.4.2.4 Hope to [crap] in your mess, I do.
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3.4.2.5 I need a beer (or other object) worse than Custer needed an air strike.
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3.4.2.6 Being a jumper is kinda like being a virgin, you either are or you're not. If you are it requires no explanation. If you're not, we're not particularly interested in the reasons.
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3.4.2.7 Comparison between Vietnamese and their flag.
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3.4.2.8 Jumpers are good to the last drop.
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3.4.3 Acronyms
3.4.3.1 NAVY- Never Again Volunteer Yourself.
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3.4.3.2 RTFQS- Read The Full Question, Stupid.
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3.4.4 Proverbs
3.4.4.1 The Navy didn't issue your husband a wife in his seabag.
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3.4.4.2 Your husband was there for the keel-laying, he doesn't have to be there for the launching.
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3.4.4.3 Hit the beach.
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3.4.4.4 Dumber than a sandcrab.
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3.4.4.5 It didn't take an act of Congress to make me a gentleman.
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3.4.4.6 As I slide down the banister of life, I will always remember the Army as a splinter in my ass.
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3.4.4.7 There are three sides...
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3.5 Athletic and High School Cheers

3.5.1 Ratta, tatta, chinga, chinga. (Folder 5)
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3.5.2 Kill, kill, hate, hate, murder, murder, mutilate.
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3.5.3 We are the ______, the mighty, mighty ______.
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3.5.4 ______ gonna win this game tonight, they're all right, fight, fight, fight.
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3.5.5 Ah, beep, beep; ah, beep, beep; quack, quack.
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3.5.6 I've got it. What is it?
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3.5.7 U.---C.---L.---A.
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3.5.8 California grapefruit, Arizona cactus.
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3.5.9 Yo Triumph! Yo Triumph!
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3.5.10 Teachers got the brains, boys got the muscles.
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3.5.11 Chicken, chicken, duck, duck, come on team let's fight.
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3.5.12 U-G-L-Y: You ain't got no alibi, you UGLY.
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3.5.13 Digga, digga hot potata.
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3.5.14 We have a rope and we have a tree; now all we need is a referee.
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3.5.15 M.I.C.K.E.Y. Oh you S.O.B. Referee, Referee. (Sung to Mickey Mouse Club song tune.)
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3.5.16 BYU, BYU, where the girls are girls, and the boys are too.
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3.5.17 Too cool man, heavy duty unit, take it with a jiff....
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3.5.18 If you're going to foul, make it good.
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3.5.19 RŁt um skŁt um, ya, ya, ya, lŁt fish peper cock, va shaui ha. (Swedish cheer.)
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3.5.20 Mo Mo.
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3.5.21 Sha nah, nah, nah, nah, nah. Hey, hey, hey good bye.
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3.5.22 Nuts and bolts, nuts and bolts, we've been screwed.
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3.5.23 I wish I were a winning Cottonwood Colt.
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3.6 Missionary Rhymes and Sayings

3.6.1 Wonder of Work (Folder 6)
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3.6.2 First they're green, then they're ripe, and then they're rotten.
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3.6.3 If you don't look once you're not a man, if you look twice you're not a missionary.
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3.7 Sports Rhymes and Sayings

3.7.1 Gymnasts (Folder 7)
3.7.1.1 Old gymnasts never die...
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3.7.2 Softball
3.7.2.1 Nice poke (nice hit); four bagger and round-tripper (home run); stroke it and little rap now (get a hit); nice grab and squeeze it (nice catch); cannon (strong arm); big stick (strong batter); two gone and two down (two out); ribbies or RBI (runs batted in).
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3.7.3 Motocross
3.7.3.1 Go for it!
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3.0 Miscellaneous

3.0.1 In the elder days of art, builders wrought with unseen care. (Folder 8)
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3.0.2 All I want is less to do, more time to do it, and more pay for not getting it done.
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3.0.3 It's more important to have one satisfied customer than to have ten thousand dissatisfied customers.
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3.0.4 The 4-H's mean: headache, heartburn, hemorrhoids and hernias.
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3.0.5 Don't sweat the small stuff. It's all small stuff.
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3.0.6 A mosquito doesn't get a pat on the back until he starts the work.
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3.0.7 All muzzle loaders have balls not nuts.
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3.0.8 Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.
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3.0.9 Cobblers do not judge above the shoe.
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3.0.10 Measure twice, cut once.
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3.0.11 In God we trusted, in Kansas we busted.
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3.0.12 The difficult age has come and lit; I'm too tired to work and too poor to quit.
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3.0.13 Climb the ladder of success but not on the backs of those you know.
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3.0.14 An hour a day, from now 'til May. (Regarding shoveling snow)
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3.0.15 Do your work and complain later.
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3.0.16 If you don't have half your day's work done by 10:00 am, you won't get the other half done.
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3.0.17 Working here is like wetting your pants in a dark suite, it gives you a warm feeling but nobody notices.
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3.0.18 She must be the surveyor's daughter- she knows all the angles.
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4. Written Rhymes, Poetry, or Sayings

4.1 Epitaphs

4.1.1 Stricken down in health and youth. (Folder 9)
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4.1.2 A loving son has left us.
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4.1.3 Here lies my truest earthly friend.
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4.1.4 Our darling slumbers here.
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4.1.5 To the world he was just a man, to me, he was the world.
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4.1.6 As you are now, so once was I. As I am now, so must you be. Therefore prepare to follow me.
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4.1.7 Here lies Ansel Adams, he lived for better or for worse, but for now he's gone for good.
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4.1.8 Where 'ere you be let the wind blow free. For holding it in was the death of me.
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4.1.9 Budded on Earth to bloom in heaven. (Child's grave.)
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4.1.10 He went about doing good. (Grave of a doctor.)
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4.1.11 The grave of a southern here, who fought for love and right. (Civil War grave.)
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4.1.12 Here lies the Body of W.W., who will never more trouble you, trouble you.
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4.1.13 I'm an atheist, all dressed up with no where to go.
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4.1.14 Here lies the body of Big John Kemp, Who lived by the gun, but died by hemp.
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4.2 Flyleaf Inscriptions

4.2.1 Don't steal this book away my lad for $1.75 it cost my dad. (Folder 10)
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4.3 Autograph Rhymes

4.3.1 May you ever be a princess, May your husband be a clown, And when he goes to kiss you, Just politely knock him down.(Folder 11)
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4.3.2 When you grow up and get married, I wish you first a baby boy.
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4.3.3 When your days on earth are ended and you lie beneath the sod, May your name in gold be written in the autograph of God.
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4.3.4 'Tis sweet to be remembered, in the turmoil of this life.
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4.3.5 I love you to my heart, I love you to my liver. If I had you in my mouth, I would spit you in the river.
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4.3.6 Remember Grant, remember Lee, to hell with them remember me.
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4.3.7 2 Ys UR, 2 Ys UB, ICUR 2 Ys 4 me. (Too wise you are, too wise you be, I see you are too wise for me.)
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4.3.8 Never kiss by the garden gate, Love is blind but the neighbors ain't!
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4.3.9 When you grow up and (carry twins, think you're sweet, sail across the sea).
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4.3.10 Roses are red. . .
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4.3.11 I auto laugh. (Rebus)
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4.3.12 Collections of autographs. (Folder 12)
.1 (83 items) from Bessie Christensen's autograph book, 1932-35.
.2 (5 items) from Carolyn Nelson's junior high year book, 1966-67.
.3 (3 items) from Elva Nowling's autograph book, 1939.
.4 (3 items) from Barbara Spencer's yearbook, ca. 1960.
.5 (4 items) from Georeine Arantz's autograph album, 1898-1901.

4.3.13 Four lines from a lazy poet. (Folder 13)

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4.3.14 When you get married, don't marry a fool but marry a boy from the Wellsville, Junior High School.
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4.3.15 Amata de tutti.
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4.3.16 2 good (cute); 2 be; 4 gotten.
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4.3.17 2 young; 2 go; 4 boys.
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4.3.18 When you are old and out of shape remember that girdles are $2.98.
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4.3.19 When you get old and can not see, put on your specks and think of me.
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4.3.20 May happiness always be your lot, with best wishes forget me not.
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4.3.2l Ashes to ashes, dust to dust, what is a bra, without a bust.
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4.3.22 Don't party too hearty unless I'm with you.
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4.3.23 If in heaven we don't meet, hand in hand we'll take the heat. If it gets too hot, diet Pepsi hits the spot.
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4.3.24 In your fruitcake of life, regard me as a nut.
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4.3.25 When skies are gray and you are blue . . .
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4.3.26 Always remember me as your friend . . .
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4.3.27 When you are older and far away remember your Mother and Dad's good teachings and all your friends that wish you well.
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4.3.28 When you get married and your wife gets cross, pick up the rolling pin, and tell her you're boss.
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4.3.29 Remember me, you may, you must . . .
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4.3.30 I think it will be possible for you to have anything in life which you desire. You have the ability to try until you succeed.
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4.3.31 Being in love with someone who loves you in return is the greatest thing in the world. But finding this kind of two-way love is a pretty tricky business.
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4.3.32 I bet I could make every fool in town turn this book upside down. (Written upside down on the page.)
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4.3.33 Hoof-hearted, Ice-melted, You're foolish yet.
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4.3.34 Sitting on a tombstone, a ghost came and said, "Sorry to disturb you, but you're sitting on my head."
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4.3.35 When you are old, and can not see, I'll hold the pot, so you can pee.
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4.3.36 There are gold ships, there are silver ships, but there's no ship like friendship.
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4.3.37 I wish I were a bunny, all covered up wiff (with) fluff; I'd sit upon your dwesser (dresser) and be your powder puff.
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4.3.38 Red are the roses, green are the hedges, you'll remember me because I wrote along the edges.
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4.3.39 Yours til cast iron sinks.
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4.3.40 Yours til Hell freezes over.
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4.3.41 I adore you. (Droodle)
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4.3.42 Oh, gee you are a cutie, I envy you. (Rebus)
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4.3.43 My heart pants for you.
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4.3.44 I saw you in the ocean, I saw you in the sea; I saw you in the bathtub, Oops-pardon me. (Folder 14)
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4.3.45 Yours till the ocean wears pants to keep its bottom dry.
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4.3.46 Avoid nest (next) years rush. Flunk now!!!
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4.3.47 If you are sick and going to die... call me up and I will cry.
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4.3.48 You will always be a tadpole in my puddle of affection.
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4.3.49 When the leaves of your album are yellow with age...
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4.3.50 I like to be naughty, I like to be nice, so just to be naughty I'll sign my name twice.
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4.3.51 Way back here where you sure not to look, I'll sign my name in your autograph book.
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4.3.52 I love you, I love you, I love you, I do. Don't get excited cause I love monkeys too.
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4.3.53 I'm not a thief, I'm not a crook, but I just stole the last page in your autograph book.
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4.3.54 By hook or by crook I stole the last page of your book.
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4.3.55 If I were an artichoke I'd give the leaves to others and save my heart for you.
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4.3.56 Hark the Herald Angels shout, two more days and we'll be out.
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4.3.57 Remember me when you are blue, then you'll be happy too.
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4.3.58 Yours until...
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4.3.59 I.L.B.C.N.U.
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4.3.60 Out of all your friends and all your lovers poor little me has to write on the cover.
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4.3.61 When you get old and live in a shack...
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Box 7

4.4 Graffiti

4.4.1 Black is beautiful, tan is grand, But white is the color of the big boss man. (Folder 1)
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4.4.2 A man without a woman is like a statue without pigeons.
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4.4.3 Jackasses are living proof that cowboys [expletive] horses!
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4.4.4 Chi O, Chi O, it's off to bed we go, with a little luck we'll get a [expletive], Chi O, Chi O!
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4.4.5 Don't sing in the John, in Utah, they shoot John Singers.
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4.4.6 King Kong died for our sins.
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4.4.7 Electra loves Daddy.
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4.4.8 Oedipus is a mama's boy.
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4.4.9 I am Black with l2 inches. I am Blue with 2. I am Green with envy. I am curious but yellow. I am red with rage.
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4.4.10 God is dead.--Time; Time is dead.--God; Time is God.--Dead.
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4.4.11 Attention girls: Even if you don't, he'll say you did, so you might as well.
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4.4.12 Hurry men, it's the 1st of May. Outdoor intercourse begins today.
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4.4.13 She offered her honor, he honored her offer.
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4.4.14 Oh, Frank, please don't touch me there.
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4.4.15 Here I sit on the thore, all broken hearted in the hall. . .
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4.5 Latrinalia

4.5.1 To you who sit upon this seat, complete your business and then retreat . . . (Folder 2)
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4.5.2 How drunk I am, how wet I'll be, if I don't find, the bathroom key.
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4.5.3 If it's brown, flush it down . . .
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4.5.4 If you want a cool surprise, flush the toilet before you rise.
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4.5.5 Here I sit all broken hearted paid my dime and only farted. Next time I have the chance, Iíll save my dime and crap in my pants.
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4.5.6 Eggs have a bad life. First, they only get laid once. Second, they only get ate once. Third, it takes them ten minutes to get hard. Fourth, they come in a box with eleven others.
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4.5.7 Here I sit among the vapors, some old fool used all the papers. . .
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4.5.8 Flush twice, it's a long way to the lunch room.
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4.6 Bumper Stickers

4.6.1 Earth: no deposit, no return. (Folder 3)
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4.6.2 There's no gravity- the whole world sucks.
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4.7 Signs

4.7.1 . . . when you are up to your [butt] in alligators it is difficult to remind yourself that your initial object was to drain the swamp. (Folder 4)
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4.7.2 We donít swim in your toilet, so please donít pee in our pool.
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4.7.3 God forgives, I donít.
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4.7.4 "We do not serve..."
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4.7.5 "Don't be mad, Come on in and get fed-up!"
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4.7.6 "In God we trust, all others must pay cash."
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4.0 Miscellaneous

4.0.1 Peaches are peaches; plums are plums; kissing ainít kissing without any tongues. (Folder 5)
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5. Parodies

5.1 Of Nursery Rhymes

5.1.1 Jack and Jill went up the hill. (Folder 6)
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5.1.2 Mary had a little lamb.
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5.1.3 Hickory, dickory, dock.
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5.1.4 Mary, Mary, quite contrary.
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5.1.5 Old mother Hubbard went to the cupboard.
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5.1.6 Little Miss Muffet.
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5.1.7 Twinkle, twinkle little star.
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5.1.8 Peter, Peter Pumpkin eater.
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5.1.9 Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
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5.1.10 Hey diddle, diddle.
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5.1.11 Jack be nimble, Jack be quick.
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5.1.12 Star light, star bright, first star I see tonight.
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5.1.13 Little Jack Horner sat on a corner.
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5.2 Of Religious Texts

5.2.1 Bless the bread. (Folder 7)
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5.2.2 Give us this day our daily bread.
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5.2.3 Now I lay me down to sleep.
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5.2.4 Blessed are the quilters, for they are the piece makers.
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5.2.5 The 23rd Rambler (Psalm).
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5.2.6 Come, Come Ye Saints.
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5.2.7 Ashes to ashes, dust to dust . .
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5.2.8 Eat, drink, and be merry for tomorrow you diet.
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5.2.9 The families that stay together, stay together.
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5.2.10 You can drink that coffee and not break the word of wisdom.
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5.3 Of Literature

5.3.1 The Boy Stood on the Burning deck. (Folder 8)
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5.3.2 'Twas the night before Christmas.
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5.3.3 Give me liberty or give me kids.
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5.3.4 Spider, Spider on the wall.
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5.4 Of Patriotic Texts

5.4.1 I pledge allegiance. (Folder 9)
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5.4.2 Boy scout oath.
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5.5 Of Proverbs

5.5.1 A closed mouth gathers no foot. (Folder 10)
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5.5.2 Never put off 'til tomorrow what you can put off 'til the day after tomorrow.
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5.5.3 Rules are made to be amended.
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5.5.4 It's always darkest before it gets absolutely black.
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5.5.5 People who live in glass houses should . . .
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5.5.6 If at first you don't succeed, the hell with it.
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5.5.7 Smile, things could be worse. So I smiled and things got worse.
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5.5.8 The cow is in the mud.
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5.5.9 Early to bed, early to rise.
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5.5.10 You can lead a horse to water . . .
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5.5.11 We find ourselves upon a rudimentary tributary deficient of any ostensible mode of forward motion.
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5.5.12 One good turn deserves most of the blanket.
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5.5.13 A penny saved is a gumball machine deprived.
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5.5.14 He who laughs last doesnít get the joke.
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5.5.15 If the cock crows, shoot it.
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5.5.16 Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes all the way through.
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5.5.17 If itís not worth doing right, itís not worth doing.
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5.5.18 Ignorance is bliss, especially in good company.
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5.5.19 A bird in the bush usually has a friend in there with him.
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5.5.20 No rest for the wicked and the righteous donít need any.
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5.5.21 Where thereís a will . . .
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5.5.22 If at first you donít succeed . . .
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5.5.23 Life is not a bowl of cherries -- itís a bowl of pits.
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5.5.24 Two heads are better than one if one is a cabbage head.
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5.5.25 Use it up, throw it out, buy it new, or do without.
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5.5.26 If tishes were wishes we'd all have a try.
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5.5.27 Let's burn that bridge when we get to it OR let's jump off that bridge when we get to it.
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5.5.28 April showers... bring more snow.
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5.6 Of Folk Poetry

5.6.1 Roses are red . . .(Folder 11)
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5.6.2 Yankee Doodle went to town riding on a dart, went into the barbershop and let a great big fart.
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5.6.3 Beware of guys with eyes of_____.
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5.7 Of Folk Sayings

5.7.1 This is the place. (Folder 12)
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5.7.2 A womanís place is in the home.
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5.7.3 See ya later alligator.
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5.7.4 Cross my throat and hope to choke.
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5.7.5 Sticks and stones can break my bones.
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5.0 Miscellaneous

5.0.1 I just washed my mouth and can't do a thing with it. (Folder 13)
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5.0.2 Whistle while you work.
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5.0.3 Itís raining cats and dogs, and I just stepped in a poodle.
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5.0.4 You make Ďem, scrape Ďem. No fetus can beat us.
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5.0.5 Absence makes the heart grow fonder . . .
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Box 8

6. Folk speech

6.1 Rhymes or Sayings of Derision

6.1.1 There's fungus among us; at ease disease. (Folder 1)
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6.1.2 Eeny, meeny come from Chinee.
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6.1.3 Dirty Will, Dirty Will.
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6.1.4 I know my name, I know my mind.
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6.1.5 Acabaca, soda cracker...
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6.1.6 I'm a Dego, you're a Wop.
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6.1.7 Seesaw, Margery Daw, wash the baby's britches.
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6.1.8 . . . never die.
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6.1.9 God made the little Negro boys.
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6.1.10 Itís a fight, a fight; a black and a white.
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6.1.11 There are so many Mexicans...
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6.1.12 There are very few white men who can cook like this, and no Indians at all.
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6.1.13 I would rather say good morning to a Jew than a person without a beard.
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6.1.14 Wherever you find four Baptists, youíll always find a fifth.
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6.1.15 In Scipio we get everything the hen lays but the egg.
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6.1.16 If Utah were a person, Scipio would be the place where you give it an enema.
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6.1.17 You can always tell the English, you can always tell the Dutch, you can always tell the Yankees, but you canít tell them much.
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6.1.18a ďThatís mighty white of you.Ē
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6.1.18b ďGet it for yourself, Iím not your . . .Ē
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6.1.18c ďIf you arenít careful, sheíll leave you for a white man.Ē
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6.1.19a ďShe looks like she could eat corn-on-the-cob through a picket fence.Ē
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6.1.19b ďSheís so skinny that a man would rub his balls raw on the bed sheets.Ē
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6.1.19c ďHe is slicker than snot on a brass doorknob.Ē (See also: Speech 9.1.82.1)
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6.1.20 ďI think I thunk a lie.Ē
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6.1.21 Did you suntan through a screen door?
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6.1.22 She looks like she had a fire on her face and put it out with an ice pick.
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6.1.23 "Rubber butt and licker".
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6.1.24 They're all just a bunch of tin gods.
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6.2 Retorts

6.2.1 To Appearances
6.2.1.1 It looks Greek to me! (Folder 2)
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6.2.1.2 Gag a maggot on a gut wagon.
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6.2.1.3 Beauty was black horse. (Retort to: Smoke follows beauty.)
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6.2.1.4 She's so flat she has to wear Falsies backwards to bread (break) even.
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6.2.1.5 Having a face only a mother could love.
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6.2.1.6 She's trying to fit 10 pounds of potatoes in a 5 pound sack.
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6.2.1.7 If looks were spit, you'd be surfin' right now.
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6.2.1.8 You're pretty in two ways- pretty ugly and pretty apt to stay that way.
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6.2.1.9 She's big enough to chase a grizzly bear with a switch.
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6.2.2. To Arguments
6.2.2.1 Get a job! (Folder 3)
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6.2.2.2 Pinkís red anyway.
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6.2.2.3 [Expletive] you, and [expletive] anyone that looks like you.
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6.2.2.4 You would argue with a signpost in the middle of the Sahara Desert.
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6.2.2.5 You know they name streets' after you... One Way!
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6.2.2.6 Why be disagreeable? With a little effort you could be a real stinker.
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6.2.3 Childhood Retorts
6.2.3.1 So, so, suck your toe. (Folder 4)
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6.2.3.2 Shut up. I don't shut up, I grow up....
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6.2.3.3 I'm rubber and you're glue.
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6.2.3.4 See my _____ gee you're _____.
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6.2.4 To Complaints, Disappointments and Whining
6.2.4.1 Life goes on. (Folder 5)
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6.2.4.2 Helpless Hannah, girl from Savannah.
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6.2.4.3 Slit your throat from ear-to-ear and feed you to the hogs.
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6.2.4.4 I can see the lines of suffering in your face.
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6.2.4.5 Be thankful for what you are and have; you could have been born in Russia.
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6.2.4.6 One of lifeís greatest tragedies has just taken place.
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6.2.4.7 And Iíll bet they donít even serve pie there.
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6.2.4.8 If you canít be happy, then at least be cheerful.
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6.2.4.9 You wouldnít pay ten cents for a mule that wonít kick.
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6.2.4.10 Itís tougher where there isnít any. (Retort to comment about tough meat).
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6.2.4.11 ďTough titty,Ē said the kitty when the milk went dry.
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6.2.4.12 You look like you just lost your tea and sugar and found the paper!
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6.2.4.13 What do you want? Eggs in your beer?!
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6.2.4.14 What's your chief beef?
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6.2.4.15 Who spit in your oatmeal and pushed your truck into the ditch?
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6.2.4.16 You old stick in the mud.
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6.2.4.17 Whip me, beat me, call me Helen.
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6.2.4.18 You want to have your cake and eat it too.
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6.2.4.19 Go [crap] in your shoe.
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6.2.4.20 To bad, so sad, your dad.
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6.2.4.21 Well, what do you want me to do, fart rainbows?
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6.2.4.22 Quit being a tiddy mouse.
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6.2.4.23 How would you like a knuckle sandwich?!
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6.2.4.24 If wishes were fishes, beggars would eat.
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6.2.4.25 Quite[quit] your behavin' an' learn how to don't.
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6.2.4.26 Tough beans.
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6.2.5 To Compliments
6.2.5.1 That should be a flower in your bonnet. (Folder 6)
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6.2.5.2 I know, thereís no conceit in my family, Iíve got it all!
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6.2.6 To Correction, Contradiction, Misunderstanding
6.2.6.1 Clear up? Yeah, clear up to your [butt] and still coming down! (Folder 7)
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6.2.6.2 Close the door! Were you born in a barn!
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6.2.6.3 Eights days?
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6.2.6.4 No, sheís fine.
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6.2.6.5 They killed canít and whipped couldnít 'til he could!
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6.2.6.6 I was raised on a hill where they closed themselves. (Reply when asked if raised in a barn.)
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6.2.6.7 Clear as mud.
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6.2.7 To Exasperation, Frustration
6.2.7.1 Iíll hit you so hard, youíll have to take off your socks to see. (Folder 8)
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6.2.7.2 For goodness sake.
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6.2.7.3 For Peteís sake.
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6.2.7.4 The last draw.
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6.2.7.5 Sour grapes.
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6.2.7.6 That cotton-pickiní [thing].
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6.2.7.7 Heads are gonna roll!
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6.2.7.8 Iíve got a bone to pick with you.
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6.2.7.9 For crying in a bucket.
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6.2.7.10 For cryiní out loud.
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6.2.7.11 Quit it out.
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6.2.7.12 Come off it.
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6.2.7.13 Iíve had it to the max.
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6.2.7.14 Youíre up in the night.
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6.2.7.15 You're cruisiní for a bruisiní.
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6.2.7.16 You dirty rotten, turkey trotten, fly blow, maggot eaten, stupid driver!
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6.2.7.17 Down in front, you make a better door than you do a window.
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6.2.7.18 Take a long walk off a short pier.
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6.2.7.19 Eat rocks.
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6.2.7.20 Suck eggs.
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6.2.7.21 [Expletive] or get off the pot.
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6.2.7.22 Go jump in a lake.
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6.2.7.23 If you're not in bed by ten o'clock, go home.
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6.2.7.24 If you don't behave, I'll have your shirttail poppin' in the wind.
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6.2.7.25 Lookout, cow, or yo feet'll be turned up' to de sky.
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6.2.7.26 You're going to be picking lily's from underground.
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6.2.7.27 Where did that nincompoop get their drivers license?! Out of a Cracker Jack box?!
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6.2.7.28 You're made of muddy water.
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6.2.7.29 He's out of his tree!
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6.2.7.30 "I'm jest a cock-eyed optimist, and yer jest plain cock-eyed."
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6.2.7.31 Oh I could just spit beatles.
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6.2.7.32 You can sure dish out, but you can't take it.
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6.2.7.33 I'm going to ring your neck.
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6.2.7.34 Well, you have the same clothes to get glad in.
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6.2.8 To Injury
6.2.8.1 It is far from your heart, youíll live. (Folder 9)
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6.2.9 To Lying, Exaggerating
6.2.9.1 Lie if you must! (Folder 10)
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6.2.9.2 Youíre pulling my leg.
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6.2.9.3 I spent a week there one night.
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6.2.9.4 I wouldn't trust you as far as I could throw a bull by the tail.
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6.2.9.5 Honest as the bishop.
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6.2.9.6 Lies always come home to roost.
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6.2.9.7 Let sleeping dogs lie.
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6.2.10 To Opinions
6.2.10.1 Tell me what you really think. (Folder 11)
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6.2.10.2 Look with your eyes, not with your hands.
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6.2.10.3 Why donít you marry it! (To statement: ďI love it!Ē)
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6.2.10.4 What does that have to do with the price of tea on Tuesday?
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6.2.11 To Requests, Favors
6.2.11.1 Iím Friday! Why donít you come over to my house on Saturday and weíll have a Sunday! (Folder 12)
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6.2.11.2 That will be three dollars and fifty cents!
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6.2.11.3 If it was a snake it would have bit you.
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6.2.11.4 Might as well, canít dance.
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6.2.11.5 I may be cabbage looking, but I'm not that green.
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6.2.12 Rude Retorts (Wisecrack comebacks)
6.2.12.1 Did somebody fart in your car too? (Folder 13)
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6.2.12.2 It is better to be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
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6.2.12.3 The only time you open you mouth is to change feet.
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6.2.12.4 Thatís a deep subject. (Retort to ďWell.Ē)
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6.2.12.5 May the bird of paradise fly up your nose.
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6.2.12.6 May the fleas of a thousand camels infest your armpits.
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6.2.12.7 Oh, well? Thatís a deep subject (especially for your shallow mind).
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6.2.12.8 Whatever blows your skirt up.
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6.2.12.9 After you fill your eyes, fill your nose. (Retort used when someone stares.)
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6.2.12.10 Do you want a medal, or a chest to pin it on?
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6.2.12.11 Gets his shorts in a bundle.
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6.2.12.12 Why don't you mind your own beeswax?!
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6.2.12.13 Well is a hole in the ground.
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6.2.13 To Stating the Obvious
6.2.13.1 Is the Pope Catholic? (Folder 14)
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6.2.13.2 Does a bear [crap] in the woods?
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6.2.13.3 Does a fog have an air tight bum?
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6.2.13.4 Does a fifty pound bag of flour make a biscuit?
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6.2.13.5 Do chickens have lips?
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6.2.13.6 Can a snake do push ups?
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6.2.13.7 Your perception of the obvious is commendable, dear Watson!
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6.2.13.8 Retort to question: ďDid you see _____? (Something you obviously saw.)
6.2.13.8.1a No, have you seen my white cane?
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6.2.13.8.1b No, I only have eyes in the back of my head?
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6.2.13.8.1c No, I canít bear to watch someone asking stupid questions.
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6.2.13.8.1d Yes I did, but how did you see it with your head up your [butt]?
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6.2.13.9 Retort to ďAre you eating?Ē
6.2.13.9.1a No, Iím just Kirbyís test model.
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6.2.13.9.1b No this is the way I defecate. Stick around and Iíll show you how I eat.
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6.2.13.9.1c Yes, and from the look of things, it must be your brain.
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6.2.13.10 Retort to question: ďAre you sleeping?Ē
6.2.13.10.1a No, dead. Leave the flowers and get out.
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6.2.13.10.1b No, I just smelled you coming and passed out.
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6.2.13.10.1c Sleeping? Are you kidding? I do that standing up.
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6.2.13.11 Retort to question: ďAre you on the telephone?Ē
6.2.13.11.1a No, this is the new way to clean your ears.
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6.2.13.11.1b No, this is Roncoís new Ear Wax Spoon.
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6.2.13.11.1c No, Iím on the take. How much do you have?
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6.2.13.11.1d No, Iím on the pill.
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6.2.13.12 Retort to question: ďWhere are you?Ē
6.2.13.12.1a Down the cellar behind the ax.
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6.2.13.12.1b Up in the attic dancing with the mice.
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6.2.13.13 Retort to question: ďWhat if...Ē
6.2.13.13.1a Yes, and what if the ham should fall?
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6.2.14 To Stupidity
6.2.14.1 There are more horses' rears in this world than horses. (Folder 15)
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6.2.14.2 Engage brain before operating mouth.
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6.2.14.3 You are stupider than a mud fence.
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6.2.14.4 Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer.
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6.2.14.5 She/he's got a lot of space between her/his barns.
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6.2.14.6 You're so dense, we could use you for fog.
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6.2.14.7 Don't know [crap] from wild honey.
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6.2.14.8 I may be stupid but I'm not dumb.
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6.2.14.9 You don't know crap from a good grade of clay.
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6.2.14.10 If I were any dumber, you'd have to water me.
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6.2.14.11 Stupidity and pride grow on the same stump.
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6.2.15 To Teasing, Name Calling
6.2.15.1 A nut is a seed, A seed is a tree, A tree is nature, nature is beauty. Thanks for the compliment. (Retort to being called a nut.)(Folder 16)
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6.2.15.2 A drip is a drop, a drop is water, water is nature and nature is beautiful, so thanks for the compliment. (Retort to being called a drip.)
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6.2.15.3 Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me.
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6.2.15.4 Slam.
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6.2.15.5 First the worst, second the same, last the best of all the game.
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6.2.15.6 What you say is what you are.
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6.2.15.7 A jerk is a tug, a tug is a boat, a boat is on water, water is nature, nature is beautiful, thanks for the compliment. (Retort to being called a jerk.)
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6.2.15.8 I may have four-eyes, but at least I don't have ten butts. (Retort to being called four-eyes)
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6.2.16 To Questions
6.2.16.1 Letís not and say we did. (Folder 17)
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6.2.16.2 Retort to question: ďHow old are you?Ē
6.2.16.2.1 I am as old as my tongue and a little older than my teeth.
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6.2.16.3 Retort to question: ďWhat are you making?Ē
6.2.16.3.1 Iím making layovers for meddlers.
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6.2.16.4 Retort to question: ďWhat can I do?Ē
6.2.16.4.1 Spit in your shoe and go tell your teacher itís half-past two.
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6.2.16.5 Retort to question: ďWhereíd you learn how to do that?Ē
6.2.16.5.1 I learned it in the French Underground.
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6.2.16.6 Retort to answer ďcause.Ē
6.2.16.6.1 Cause is pig.
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6.2.16.7 Wait till the snow is off the Wellsvilleís [Utah]. (To request to float the Logan Canal.)
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6.2.16.8 Retort to questions someone does not want to answer.
6.2.16.8.1 Are you writing a book? Leave out that chapter.
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6.2.16.9 People in hell want ice water.
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6.2.16.10 Terrible. (Retort to restaurant server question: ď How is everyone doing?Ē)
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6.2.16.11 A ham-ram-bull-beef-bear sandwich. (Response to question: ďWhat do you want for lunch dad?Ē)
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6.2.16.12 Retort to question: ďDid daddy let you borrow the car tonight?Ē
6.2.16.12.1a No itís my pimpís.
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6.2.16.12.1b Yes, would you like my fatherís phone number so you can borrow sometime too.
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6.2.16.13 Retort to question: ďAre we there yet?Ē
6.2.16.13.1 Weíre in the car.
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6.2.16.14 Retort to question: ďWhat are you up to?Ē or ďWhatís up?Ē
6.2.16.14.1 Oh, about six foot one.Ē
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6.2.16.14.2 Nothing but the rent.
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6.2.16.15 Retort to question: ďHow are you?Ē
6.2.16.15.1 Oh, fair to partly cloudy.
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6.2.16.16 Retort to question: ďDo you know what?Ē
6.2.16.16.1 Yeah, I went to school with his brother who.
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6.2.16.17 Class isnít where Iím going, class is what I have. (Retort to question: ďAre you going to school.Ē)
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6.2.16.18 What do you mean ďwe,Ē you got a turd in your pocket?(Retort to question: ďWhen are we going to do that?Ē)
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6.2.16.19 I wouldnít [expletive] you, youíre my favorite turd. (Retort to: ďYou [expletive] me?Ē)
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6.2.16.20 Retort to question ďWhy?Ē
6.2.16.20.1 On the account of because.
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6.2.16.20.2 I'll give you five reasons (hold up five fingers, count down to zero- you are left with a fist).
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6.2.16.21 Retort to ďWhat time is it?Ē
6.2.16.21.1 Half past kissing time; time to kiss again.
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6.2.16.22 Retort to ďWhy didn't you marry?Ē
6.2.16.22.1 The men I wanted I couldn't get and the ones I could get the devil wouldn't have.
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6.2.16.23 Retort to ďSo what?Ē
6.2.16.23.1 Sew buttons on your underwear.
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6.2.16.24 Retort to ďWhat's the date?Ē
6.2.16.24.1 I hear it's something close to the prune, but I personally prefer raisans.
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6.2.16.25 Bend over and I'll show you.
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Box 9

6.3 Sayings and Rhymes of Insults, Profanity, Taunts, Teases, Wisecracks

6.3.1 Insults
6.3.1.1 Tightwad, tightwad, sitting on a fence. (Folder 1)
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6.3.1.2 Old fat Jim, I remember him . . He got fat just like you.
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6.3.1.3 She canít sing worth sour owl [crap].
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6.3.1.4 Hey, is that your head/face or is your head/neck chewing gum/throwing up?
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6.3.1.5 When God passed out brains, you thought He said trains and you missed yours.
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6.3.1.6 You havenít got enough brains to tan your own hide.
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6.3.1.7 Pitchers got a rubber nose, wiggles every time he throws.
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6.3.1.8 Oh what a face! Itís a disgrace.
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6.3.1.9 Roses are red.
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6.3.1.10 I hope your legs grow together.
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6.3.1.11 You are so low . . .
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6.3.1.12 You were beat black and blue with an ugly stick.
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6.3.1.13 God gave you the brains of a soda cracker.
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6.3.1.14 I just about died laughing when I first saw you.
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6.3.1.15 You suck farts out of little kittens' [expletive].
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6.3.1.16 You have many outstanding points: head, teeth nose.
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6.3.1.17 I was going to tell you a joke that would knock the hair off your head, but I can see youíve already heard it.
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6.3.1.18 Sheís about fifty cents short on brains.
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6.3.1.19 If that is all I had to show I sure as hell wouldnít show it!
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6.3.1.20 Did your mother have any kids that lived?
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6.3.1.21 Looks like you kissed a diesel going 90!
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6.3.1.22 Has anyone ever told you how sexy you are? They never will.
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6.3.1.23 Do you wash your face with an icepick?
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6.3.1.24 Anybody that would screw you is too lazy to masturbate.
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6.3.1.25 They now have your father narrowed down to six suspects.
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6.3.1.26 Youíre so skinny . . .
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6.3.1.27 Youíre so fat . . .
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6.3.1.28 Youíre so ugly . . .
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6.3.1.29 Youíre so short . . .
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6.3.1.30 Did you get the license number of the semi /Mack truck that ran over your face?
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6.3.1.31 Looks like your face was on fire and someone put it out with a steel rake.
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6.3.1.32 Does your face hurt? It is really killing me!
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6.3.1.33 Do you know what happened to __? A cow slipped and fell on her head while she was taking a milk bath.
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6.3.1.34 Next time you pass my house Iíd appreciate it.
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6.3.1.35 For such a narrow mind you sure have a wide mouth.
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6.3.1.36 I wish I had a lower I.Q. so I could enjoy your company.
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6.3.1.37 In your case, brain surgery is a minor operation.
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6.3.1.38 You could make a fortune renting your head out as a balloon.
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6.3.1.39 ___ mother had to tie a pork chop around her neck to get the dog to play with her.
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6.3.1.40 Your right eye must be interested in your left eyeĖit keeps looking at it.
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6.3.1.41 Was the ground cold this morning when you crawled out.
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6.3.1.42 When God passed out looks you thought he said books and said you didnít want any.
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6.3.1.43 He was just going along happy as if he had good sense.
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6.3.1.44 Your tongue is tied in the middle and wags on both ends.
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6.3.1.45 Use your head for something else besides a hat rack.
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6.3.1.46 Youíre so dumb . . .
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6.3.1.47 Hey you cookie . . . not you dog biscuit.
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6.3.1.48 All the power in your brain wouldnít be enough to make piss ant motorcycle go around the inside edge of a cheerio even once.
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6.3.1.49 Hey good lookin'! Not you the sidewalk.
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6.3.1.50 Hey you dreamboat! Not you shipwreck!
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6.3.1.51 You ought to be on a stage . . . the first stage out of town!
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6.3.1.52 Your head is just a button to keep your spine from unraveling.
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6.3.1.53 So ignorant you could rake it off with a stick.
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6.3.1.54 Rather be dead than red in the head.
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6.3.1.55 They are so uncoordinated they can't chew gum and walk up stairs/street at the same time.
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6.3.1.56 Up your nose with a rubber hose.
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6.3.1.57 If your brains were gunpowder, you wouldn't have enough to blow your nose.
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6.3.1.58 I saw U.P. on the Union Pacific railroad tracks.
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6.3.1.59 Girl put downs.
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6.3.1.60 Why don't you go try out for another hockey team.
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6.3.1.61 You got liquid [crap] for brains. You have trouble getting it together.
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6.3.1.62 If your brains were. . .
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6.3.1.63 Collection of insults.
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6.3.1.64 It looks like it's been through the war.
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6.3.1.65 You're brain is so small that if you turned your head sideways your brain would fall out your ear.
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6.3.1.66 You old bump on a log.
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6.3.1.67 You're always behind like an old cow's tail.
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6.3.1.68 When the Lord was passing out brains you must have been in the wrong line.
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6.3.1.69 Hit with the ugly stick.
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6.3.1.70 You're a rooster fish.
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6.3.1.71 You're so narrow minded you can look through a keyhole with both eyes.
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6.3.1.72 The lights are on but nobody's home.
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6.3.1.73 Her elevator goes to the top floor, but the doors don't open.
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6.3.1.74 This guy's one fish short of a full string.
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6.3.1.75 You're ugly and your mother dresses you funny.
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6.3.1.76 When you were born your father took one look at you and...
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6.3.1.77 Not the shiniest coin in the well.
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6.3.1.78 You look like the afterbirth of a Canadian gang wrestler.
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6.3.1.79 You couldn't hit the broadside of a barn.
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6.3.2 Profanity (Swearing and Cursing) and Substitute Swear Words
6.3.2.1 Profanity (Swearing and Cursing)
6.3.2.1.1 By Hell. (Folder 2)
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6.3.2.2 Substitute Swear Words
6.3.2.2.1 Holy suffering bullheaded Moses. (Folder 3)
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6.3.2.2.2 Got dandruff, some to it itches.
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6.3.2.2.3 Oh my heck.
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6.3.2.2.4 O he mule.
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6.3.2.2.5 Ye Gods and little fishes.
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6.3.2.2.6 Why donít you go to heaven and make a U-turn?
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6.3.2.2.7 You dirty rotten, low down, sawed off, short stubbed, bow legged...
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6.3.2.2.8 You dirty pot-licker.
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6.3.2.2.9 Scream and shout.
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6.3.2.3 About Profanity
6.3.2.3.1 If I had a dirty thing like that in my mouth I'd try to get it out too. (Folder 3.1)
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6.3.2.3.2 The tongue, being in a wet place, slips when going too fast.
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6.3.3 Taunts
6.3.3.1 Liar, Liar Pants on fire. (Folder 4)
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6.3.3.2 Fatty, fatty 2 x 4.
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6.3.3.3 First grade babies; second grade tots . . .
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6.3.3.4 Tattle tale titty mouse, come to live at our house.
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6.3.3.5 Bawl/cry baby titty mouse, laid an egg at grandmaís house.
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6.3.3.6 Tattle tale, tattle tale.
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6.3.3.7 Iím the king of Bunkerís Hill.
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6.3.3.8 Tattle tale tit, your tongue shall be split.
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6.3.3.9 Blue, blue youíve got the flu, now we canít play with you.
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6.3.3.10 Iíll spit in the teacherís shoe and blame it on you.
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6.3.3.11 Itís about time, itís about space . . .
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6.3.3.12 Donít give me no lies bubble eyes or I'll knock you down to peanut size.
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6.3.3.13 Copy cat, copy cat . . .
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6.3.3.14 Missed me, missed me . . .
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6.3.3.15 Made you look . . .
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6.3.3.16 Bobby's it, Bobby's it; couldn't get over his mother's fit!
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6.3.3.17 Teeter, totter, bread and water. Wash your face in dirty water.
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6.3.3.18 Tattle tail go to jail, don't forget your gingerale.
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6.3.3.19 Cry baby cry! Stick a needle in your eye, and tell your mother it was not I.
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6.3.4 Teases
6.3.4.1 She has freckles on her butt I love her. (Folder 5)
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6.3.4.2 Look up, look down. Look at my thumb, gee your dumb.
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6.3.4.3 A bottle of ink to make you stink.
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6.3.4.4 I see London, I see France, I see ________ís underpants!
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6.3.4.5 Marty, Warty, walla walla warty . . . Youíre so smelly . . .
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6.3.4.6 What a shape what a figure, two more legs and sheíd look like Trigger (horse).
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6.3.4.7 Youíre a poet but you donít know it; But your feet show it Ďcause theyíre Longfellows.
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6.3.4.8 Two little love birds sitting in a tree K-I-S-S-I-N-G.
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6.3.4.9 Kindergarten baby . . . gravy.
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6.3.4.10 There goes ____ walking down the Delaware, chewing on his underwear.
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6.3.4.11 Mama mia, papa pia someoneís got the diarrhea.
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6.3.4.12 Nanny, nanny, nanny goat; canít catch a billy goat.
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6.3.4.13 If you believe that I have an acre of land in Florida Iíll sale you.
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6.3.4.14 If all the boys lived across the sea, What a good swimmer _____ would be.
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6.3.4.15 Mary Ann, Mary Ann washed her face in a frying pan. Combed her hair with a wagon wheel, died with a toothache in her heel.
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6.3.4.16 Every party needs a pooper thatís why we invited you, Party Pooper!
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6.3.4.17 You sure are outstanding in your field, and thatís where you should be: out standing in your field.
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6.3.4.18 You look like you are dead from your fanny both ways.
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6.3.4.19 My body is a temple. Itís not a visitor center, and you donít have a recommend.
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6.3.4.20 Up your nose and between your toes and you know where the other one goes.
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6.3.4.21 ______ís it, had a fit, kissed a girl and couldnít quit.
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6.3.4.22 Doug, the bug, fell in the tub; Turn on the tap and down went Doug, the bug.
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6.3.4.23 Boys call us lemons, but they just like to tease, because arenít we the lemons they like to squeeze?
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6.3.4.24 My name is Tinkerbell, I donít remember well, will you please help me sir to find my teddy bear. (Boy Scout)
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6.3.4.25 Monkey see, monkey do . . . Go jump in a lake.
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6.3.4.26 Did you stub your toe? (Family statement when someone takes too much food or does anything in excess.)
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6.3.4.27 _______ is it, took a fit, couldn't get over her arithmetic.
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6.3.4.28 I see Paris, I see France, I put ants down Jimmy's pants.
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6.3.5 Wisecracks
6.3.5.1 No comments from the peanut gallery; especially the head nut. (Folder 6)
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6.3.5.2 Greetings from the Interior!
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6.3.5.3 Go surf in a mud puddle!
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6.3.5.4 Go get wise bubble eyes before I cut you down to peanut size.
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6.3.5.5 She is a home devil and a street angel.
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6.3.5.6 Donít give me no/shut your lip potato chip.
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6.3.5.7 Yea, heís a nice guy when heís asleep.
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6.3.5.8 The only sane people in the world are all in insane asylums.
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6.3.5.9 Itís not the fall that kills you, itís the sudden stop.
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6.3.5.10 This is National Earth week. Take a clod to lunch.
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6.3.5.11 Remember, this is National Broad Jump week. Make a broad jump!
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6.3.5.12 For a real swinging time in Rexburg (Idaho) go down to the used car lot and watch the bumper rust on the car.
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6.3.5.13 You know they roll-up the sidewalks precisely at ten and people who lie there are not seen again.
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6.3.5.14 I ainít easy, but I can be had.
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6.3.5.15 When a guy is down kick him. It will give him something to rise above.
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6.3.5.16 I leave this rule for others when I am dead, be always rightĖthen go ahead.
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6.3.5.17 I walk on them, you don't need to. (Said when someone steps on your feet.)
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6.3.5.18 You're an acception to the rule.
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6.3.5.19 Study hard, retard.
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6.3.5.20 How to save a million pennies... use your mouth as a piggy bank.
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6.3.5.21 Save your "hey" you might get yourself a cow someday. (Retort to expression "Hey")
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6.3.5.22 Don't get wise, bubble eyes.
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6.3.5.23 She didn't say thank you, kiss my foot or anything.
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6.3.5.24 Don't get smart, you big fart.
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6.3.5.25 Don't get tough, powder puff.
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6.4 Ways to Answer the Telephone

6.4.1 _________'s Bake Shop (cookie jar). Which crumb do you want? (Folder 7)
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6.4.2 Hello. ___ís Mortuary, you stab Ďem, we slab Ďem. The good go to heaven the bad go to Hell-o.
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6.4.3 Sherwood Forest, Robinhood speaking.
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6.4.4 Some are home, some are for boys and some are for girls.
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6.4.5 Beer joint, who in the hell do you want?
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6.4.6 Hi, is your mother there?
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6.4.7 Outer darkness, who in the hell do you want to talk to?
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6.4.8 Itís your dime, go ahead.
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6.4.9 Top of the temple, Angel Moroni speaking.
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6.4.10 Office of student affairs, which student would you like to have an affair with?
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6.4.11 Celestial Kingdom, which angel would you like?
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6.4.12 Christopherís summer home. Some are home, some are not.
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6.4.13 This is Hunky the Junky, all scrap and no crap.
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6.4.14 ______ís donkey farm. Which [expletive] would you like to speak to?
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6.4.15 This is Logan sewer and weíre calling to let you know weíre tired of your [crap].
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6.4.16 Collection of phone answering.
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6.4.17 ďBottomless pit, which devil do you want?Ē
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6.5 Greetings and Leave-takings

6.5.1 Howdy, Chester/Harry (slaps person on chest/pulls hair)... (Folder 8)
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6.5.2 Various leave-taking phrases. (eg: Leave, Steve; Haul, Paul.)
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6.5.3 See ya later, alligator.
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6.5.4 Bye, bye, french fry.
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6.5.5 It's been real, it's been fun, but not real fun.
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6.5.6 Hang it on the wall.
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6.5.7 Iím glad you got to see me.
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6.5.8 Letís make like a sheepherder/sheep and get the flock out of here.
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6.5.9 Letís make like a bakery truck and haul buns.
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6.5.10 See ya later! Thanks for the warning.
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6.5.11 Letís make like a banana and split.
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6.5.12 Donít take a wooden nickel.
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6.5.13 Watch your topknot, watch your backside.
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6.5.14 Donít spare the horses.
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6.5.15 Ainít now _______.
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6.5.16 How are you doing? Oh, I'm just milldoing.
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6.5.17 Hymen.
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6.5.18 Peace, love and groovy.
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6.5.19 Make like a hockey player and get the puck out of here.
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6.5.20 Make like a horse turd and hit the trail.
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6.5.21 Letís boogie.
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6.5.22 Have a good one.
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6.5.23 Weíll see you in the movies.
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6.5.24 Letís book.
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6.5.25 Weíll catch you on the flip-flip.
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6.5.26a Squeeze personís hand and say: ďHi, Iím from the heart association.Ē
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6.5.26b Make hand go completely limp and say: ďHi, Iím from the mortuary.Ē
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6.5.26c Make your hand flop around, then say: ďIím from FFA, Future Fishermen of America.Ē
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6.5.26d Grab their thumb and squeeze it like you were milking a cow and say: ďI milk cows for a living.Ē
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6.5.27 Bye-cycle
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6.5.28 Howís it going guys? Totally tubular.
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6.5.29 Be Careful.
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6.5.30 Be the best! Donít do anything you canít do on a bike.
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6.5.31 We'll see you later. Who? You and your tapeworm?
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6.5.32 Let's take off like a herd of turtles.
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6.5.33 Well, we're off like a dirty shirt!
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6.5.34 Why don't you make like a tree and leaf?
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6.5.35 See ya around like. . .
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6.5.36 See ya next spring, if ya can make it through the mattress.
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6.5.37 What's your hurry, here's your coat, just close the door on your way out.
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6.5.38 Oh let's have a party.
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6.5.39 Let's be like eggs and scramble.
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6.5.40 Take a long walk off a short pier.
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6.5.41 See you in the funny papers.
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6.5.42 Let's be off, like a new bride's panties.
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6.5.43 Flake off, buddy.
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6.5.44 Bug off.
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6.5.45 Slither away.
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6.5.46 Why don't you make like a banana and peel?
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6.5.47 Same to you, but more of it!
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6.5.48 Let's split the scene like Steve McQueen.
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6.5.49 Don't leave mad, just leave.
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6.5.50 Let's make like a drum and beat it.
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6.6 Toasts

6.6.1 Here's to space! (Folder 9)
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6.6.2 Here's to the men we love.
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6.6.3 Here's to the bottom.
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6.6.4 Here's mud in yer eye.
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6.6.5 Here's to the wives and the sweethearts -- may they never meet.
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6.6.6 Here's to life after death -- may we all get laid in our coffins.
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6.6.7 Hereís to you and to me and if perchance we disagree than to hell with you and hereís to me.
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6.6.8 Hereís to the best years of my life that I spent in the arms of another manís wife. My mother!
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6.6.9 Here's to it. And to it again. And if you ever get to it and don't do it, may you never get to it, to do it again.
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Box 10

6.7 Customary Expressions

6.7.1 Comparison and Likening
6.7.1.1 That boy (or I am) is caught between a rock and a hard place. (Folder 1)
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6.7.1.2 You look worse than old Gus Gormely.
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6.7.1.3 Rave On, Devon.
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6.7.1.4 Sheís always jacking jaws.
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6.7.1.5 He's a different drink of water.
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6.7.2 Compliment, Praise, Expression of Endearment and Expression of Emphasis
6.7.2.1 Really intense. (Folder 2)
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6.7.2.2 What a card.
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6.7.2.3 What a hoot.
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6.7.2.4 Must be a Tingey.
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6.7.2.5 You have the right sort of pepper.
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6.7.2.6 Hit the spot.
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6.7.2.7 Deep water runs smooth.
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6.7.3 Conversational and story openings
6.7.3.1 That reminds me of a story. (Folder 3)
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6.7.4 Define: Expressions that Define things
6.7.4.1 All the good folks. (Folder 4)
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6.7.4.2 Much as ever.
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6.7.4.3 Go likidey split.
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6.7.4.4 All duded up.
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6.7.4.5 Uptight is all right.
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6.7.4.6 Just jivey, man.
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6.7.4.7 Thatís just hunky dory.
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6.7.4.8 Haulin A.
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6.7.4.9 Really synthetic.
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6.7.4.10 Your basic _____.
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6.7.4.11 Must have sun in my nose.
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6.7.4.12 Skate:Easy.
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6.7.4.13 T's.
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6.7.4.14 Nuke.
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6.7.5 Disbelief
6.7.5.1a Your ears are full of blue mud. (Folder 5)
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6.7.5.1b Youíre talking through the top of your hat.
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6.7.5.2 Are you off your rocker?
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6.7.5.3 Oh good grief!
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6.7.5.4 Garbage!
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6.7.5.5 Oh honkers!
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6.7.5.6 Gee willikers!
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6.7.5.7 Golly Moses!
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6.7.5.8 Good grief and gravy bones!
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6.7.6 Encouragement and Motivation
6.7.6.1 Encouragement
6.7.6.1.1 Well, you know, some can sing and some can sow. (Folder 6)
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6.7.6.1.2 Everybody is somebodyís idiot.
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6.7.6.1.3 Remember it says in the scriptures ďand it came to passĒ not ďit came to stayĒ!
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6.7.6.1.4 A man riding by on a white horse wouldnít notice it.
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6.7.6.1.5 One good thing about being short is that you are the last one to know when it's raining.
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6.7.6.1.6 The sky's the limit.
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6.7.6.2 Motivation Expressions
6.7.6.2.1 Git her did.
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6.7.6.2.2 Get your rear in gear.
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6.7.6.2.3 Head up and tail over the dash board.
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6.7.6.2.4 Itís time to beat the kids.
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6.7.6.2.5 Get doing something even if it is wrong.
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6.7.6.2.6 Keep a pulliní Ralph.
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6.7.7 Exclamations
6.7.7.1 Express Fear, Startled and Astonishment
6.7.7.1.1 ĎBout jumped outta my skin. (Folder 7)
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6.7.7.1.2 My stars and garters.
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6.7.7.1.3 If that fellow keeps a bothering me, Iíll just cloud up and rain all over him.
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6.7.7.1.4 He doesn't drive, he pilots the thing.
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6.7.7.1.5 He doesn't know how to drive, he flies low!
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6.7.7.1.6 Glory be!
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6.7.7.1.7 Thank heavens!
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6.7.7.1.8 Bless my bottom buttons!
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6.7.7.2 Positive and Affirmative
6.7.7.2.1 Right on!
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6.7.7.2.2 Out of sight.
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6.7.7.2.3 Your not a woofin!
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6.7.7.2.4 Really awesome.
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6.7.7.2.5 Piece of cake.
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6.7.8 Excuses
6.7.8.1a For two pins Iíd _____. (Folder 8)
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6.7.8.1b For two jerks of a lambís tail _______.
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6.7.8.2 Take shankís pony.
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6.7.8.3 I canít! I donít have a bone in my leg.
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6.7.8.4 Horse of a different color.
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6.7.9 Group and Culture Expressions
6.7.9.1 Deaf Culture Sayings
6.7.9.1.1 You missed the train/plane. (Folder 9)
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6.7.9.2 Drug and Drinking Culture Sayings
6.7.9.2.1 Get loose. (Folder 10)
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6.7.9.2.2 Putty up.
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6.7.9.3 Family Sayings
6.7.9.3.1 Good enough for Bessie Gurley (Folder 11)
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6.7.9.3.2 Donít Button up the wrong pile!
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6.7.9.3.3 Borrowed out.
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6.7.9.3.4 Weíre going on a tip-te-tay.
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6.7.9.3.5 Youíll be a man before your mother.
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6.7.9.3.6 Youíll have fun.
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6.7.9.3.7 Has the plane crashed yet?
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6.7.9.3.8 I will never be seen on a trottin' horse.
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6.7.9.3.9 There go the elk.
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6.7.9.3.10 Letís skin the rabbit.
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6.7.9.3.11 Letís cut the ponyís hooves.
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6.7.9.3.12 Donít stab the box.
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6.7.9.3.13 Two men on a white horse.
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6.7.9.3.14 Home again, home again, jiggady jig.
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6.7.9.3.15 Donít lower your standards, just raise your dust level.
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6.7.9.3.16 Itís a tree stump.
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6.7.9.3.17 Did you stub your toe?
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6.7.9.3.18 But Momma. . .
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6.7.9.3.19 You'd better be good or we will give you to the Indians.
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6.7.9.3.20 I brought you into this world and I can surely take you out a lot quicker than I brought you in.
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6.7.9.3.21 Things needed doing in the worst way.
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6.7.9.3.22 Look up my sleeve and you'll see stars.
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6.7.9.3.23 Jump to your beck-n-call.
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6.7.9.3.24 Don't go off the deep end.
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6.7.9.3.25 Little dabs of plaster and little dabs of paint, make a girls face what it really ain't.
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6.7.9.3.26 Late for your own funeral.
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6.7.9.3.27 Like father like son.
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6.7.9.3.28 I can't hep it.
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6.7.9.3.29 A blind man could see it with his cane.
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6.7.9.3.30 I'll be durned, the butter ain't churned.
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6.7.9.3.31 Remember the Maine!
.1
6.7.9.3.32 True blue.
.1
6.7.9.3.33 Gamooshaling.
.1
6.7.9.4 Homosexual Expressions
6.7.9.4.1 In/out of the closet. (Folder 12)
.1
6.7.9.5 Religious Expressions: about or concerning
6.7.9.5.1 Mormon hoarded food. (Folder 13)
.1
6.7.9.5.2 Jew is considered a Gentile.
.1
6.7.9.5.3 La Madonna "Church of the Fallen Madonna".
.1
6.7.9.6 Sports
6.7.9.6.1 My sweat doesnít smell. (Folder 14)
.1
6.7.9.6.2 Putting the baby to bed.
.1
6.7.9.6.3 Tuff Guys VS Cream Puffs (football).
.1
6.7.9.6.4 Worm raper (golf).
.1
6.7.9.7 Indian Culture Expressions
6.7.9.7.1 White man load on Sunday and he shoot all week. (Folder 14.1)
.1
6.7.9.7.2 White man heap lazy, he sit down and walk. (Comment about the bicycle.)
.1
6.7.9.8 Blind Culture Expressions
6.7.9.8.1 The blind are also colorblind. (Folder 14.2)
.1
6.7.10 Invitation
6.7.10.1 Letís go honkey tonkiní. (Folder 15)
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6.7.10.2 Well, bring ya lunch and knitten and come on out.
.1
6.7.11 Money: Riches and Poverty
6.7.11.1 General
6.7.11.1.1 You get what you pay for. (Folder 16)
.1-.2
6.7.11.1.2 What a bargain, What a bargain for me!
.1
6.7.11.1.3 They go through money just like swill through the hired girl.
.1
6.7.11.1.4 Being thrifty will last you long, but spending (wasting) gives an empty house..
.1
6.7.11.2 Poverty
6.7.11.2.1 We didnít have a pot to pee in or a window to throw it out of.
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6.7.11.2.2 Stealing from Peter to pay Paul.
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6.7.11.2.3 I bet that cost a pretty penny.
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6.7.11.2.4 Poorer than a church mouse.
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6.7.11.3 Riches

Box 11

6.7.12 Places, regarding

6.7.12.1 Will you please go to Cienega and bring in some potatoes and carrots. (Folder 1)
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6.7.12.2 Mageeís closet.
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6.7.12.3 Reno is so close to Hell you can see sparks.
.1
6.7.12.4 You know Logan (UT) is so much colder than Salt Lake (UT) when you see a dog stuck to a tree (in Logan).
.1
6.7.12.5 Helper, Utah.
.1
6.7.12.6 The Penitentiary (East of Bear Dam).
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6.7.12.7 Monday Town (Morgan, UT).
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6.7.12.8 Penny Acres.
.1
6.7.12.9 Saco, Montana vs. Saco, Maine.
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6.7.12.10 Blackfoot, Idaho.
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6.7.12.11 River Heights, Utah.
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6.7.12.12 Snorman's Corner (Corinne, Utah).
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6.7.12.13 Delco, Idaho.
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6.7.12.14 Ox Killer (near Richmond, Utah).
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6.7.12.15 Fruitland, Utah.
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6.7.12.16 Tucker, Utah.
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6.7.12.17 Paradise, Utah.
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6.7.12.18 Eagle Rock (Idaho Falls, ID).
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6.7.12.19 Metropolis.
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6.7.12.20 Linrose, Idaho.
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6.7.12.21 The REAL Utah.
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6.7.12.22 Banana Belt.
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6.7.12.23 Bight (bay).
.1
6.7.12.24 Slank (swamp).
.1
6.7.12.25 Cornish, Utah.
.1
6.7.12.26 Terms for parts of town.
.1
6.7.13 Riddle and Proverb-like Expressions
6.7.13.1 What a multitude of children! Who hath done it? (Folder 2)
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6.7.13.2 Hurry up and hurry, and then you get to hurry up and wait.
.1
6.7.14 Put Downs (put in place)
6.7.14.1 Youíre off the wall. (Folder 3)
.1
6.7.14.2 Youíre riding freshman!
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6.7.14.3 Sit on your finger and lean back on your thumb.
.1
6.7.15 Relating to Dating and Romance
6.7.15.1 Whatís the matter? Didnít prince Charming fall of his horse? (Folder 4)
.1
6.7.15.2 Make sure you have a dime in your pocket.
.1
6.7.15.3 Bread and Butter.
.1
6.7.15.4 I handed him my heart on a silver platter.
.1
6.7.15.5 I am a gopher girl. I really gopher guys, but they donít gopher me.
.1
6.7.15.6 A girl will poop on you then slap your face because she says you stink.
.1
6.7.15.7 If I told you that you've got a beautiful body- would you hold it against me?
.1
6.7.15.8 If it quacks like a duck, it's a duck.
.1
6.7.15.9 But, they're all carp. I want him. (Said when someone says there are other fish in the sea.)
.1
6.7.15.10 Wear your heart on your sleeve.
.1
6.7.15.11 Spenard divorce.
.1
6.7.16 Relating to Cooking and Eating
6.7.16.1 Messy eater and food on face
6.7.16.1.1 Somebodyís got a major wog. (Folder 5)
.1
6.7.16.1.2 You Doreened!
.1
6.7.16.2 Regarding cooking
6.7.16.2.1 Toast must break, not bend!
.1
6.7.16.2.2 Cooking for the thrashers.
.1
6.7.16.2.3 Come and eat your egg! I wonít Sam Stier it.
.1
6.7.16.2.4 Oh no, I wet the millerís eye.
.1
6.7.16.2.5 When they're brown, they're cooking, when they're black, they're done.
.1
6.7.17 Regarding Food
6.7.17.1 Layo for meddlers. (Folder 6)
.1
6.7.17.2 A wing wam for a goosesí bridle.
.1
6.7.17.3 Take two, theyíre small.
.1
6.7.17.4 Youíve had enough, Eddy.
.1
6.7.17.5 A turtle flew by.
.1
6.7.17.6 Taters for Outa Staters.
.1
6.7.18 Threats
6.7.18.1 You had better do it or [crap] will hit the fan. (Folder 7)
.1-.2
6.7.18.2 Get the belt.
.1
6.7.18.3 I'll bust your crust.
.1
6.7.18.4 I'll whale the tar out of you.
.1
6.7.18.5 I'll tan your fanny.
.1
6.7.18.6 I'll beat the [crap] out of you, then I'll beat you for [crapping].
.1
6.7.18.7 [I'll] unscrew your belly button until [your] legs [fall] off.
.1
6.7.18.8 I'll knock you into the middle of next week.
.1-.2
6.7.18.9 Shut your mouth, before I shut it for you.
.1
6.7.18.10 I'm going to give you a dunkin'.
.1
6.7.18.11 If you do, I'll punch your lights out.
.1
6.7.18.12 All over you like stink on manuer/like ugly on an ape.
.1
6.7.18.13 I'm gonna put ya with the wet grass 'n throw you in the garbage.
.1
6.7.18.14 I'll turn you every way but loose.
.1
6.7.18.15 I'll beat you with an inch of your life.
.1
6.7.18.16 "This means death, this means hospital- which do you want?"
.1
6.7.19 Understatements
6.7.19.1 Iíve saw that a lot. (Folder 8)
.1
6.7.19.2 So thatís how the pigs et the cabbage.
.1
6.7.19.3 You just donít know what itís like to have straight hair.
.1
6.7.19.4 Gee, you look nice.
.1
6.7.20 Work Expressions
6.7.20.1 Family
6.7.20.1.1 Redup your room. (Folder 9)
.1
6.7.20.1.2 Letís hook up the horses and go to the springs.
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6.7.20.1.3 If I donít get some of this work done, Iím going to be in a real pickle.
.1
6.7.20.1.4 Have you ever heard the story of the little red hen?
.1
6.7.20.1.5 If I don't get this done- I'm going to be up [crap] creek without a paddle.
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6.7.20.2 Medical
6.7.20.2.1 Under the Knife.
.1
6.7.20.3 Ranching
6.7.30.3.1 Teach them the ropes.
.1
6.7.21 Collection of Expressions (Folder 10)
.1-.9

6.8 Naming

6.8.1 Given Names of People
6.8.1.1 Friend. (Folder 11)
.1
6.8.1.2 Rosemarie.
.1
6.8.1.3 Wade Maughan.
.1
6.8.1.4 Paula.
.1
6.8.1.5 Eva Lue.
.1
6.8.1.6 Sheryl.
.1
6.8.1.7 Hone.
.1
6.8.1.8 Peggy.
.1
6.8.1.9 Arnell.
.1-.3
6.8.1.10 Henning.
.1
6.8.1.11 Ima, Bea, and Ura.
.1
6.8.1.12 Dutch custom naming children.
.1
6.8.2 Nicknames
6.8.2.1 Ma-Father. (Folder 12)
.1
6.8.2.2 Skindiver.
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6.8.2.3 Lolli.
.1
6.8.2.4 Titbum.
.1
6.8.2.5 Yublonski.
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6.8.2.6 Slummerís Lady.
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6.8.2.7 Spade.
.1
6.8.2.8 Blob.
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6.8.2.9 New Zealand.
.1
6.8.2.10 Gym Shoe.
.1
6.8.2.11 Wayward.
.1
6.8.2.12 Jaime (Spanish).
.1
6.8.2.13 Dick.
.1
6.8.2.14 Andi.
.1
6.8.2.15 Moss.
.1
6.8.2.16 Pig.
.1
6.8.2.17 Slummer.
.1
6.8.2.18 Squatty Body.
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6.8.2.19 Worm.
.1
6.8.2.20 Big Bird.
.1
6.8.2.21 Panda.
.1
6.8.2.22 Ducky.
.1
6.8.2.23 Turtle.
.1
6.8.2.24 Toad.
.1
6.8.2.25 Moose.
.1
6.8.2.26 Little Red Ox Bun Taylor.
.1
6.8.2.27 Pete.
.1
6.8.2.28 Banana.
.1
6.8.2.29 Peanuts.
.1
6.8.2.30 Sinex.
.1
6.8.2.3l Bunyan.
.1
6.8.2.32 Overhomers.
.1
6.8.2.33 Page family nicknames.
.1
6.8.2.34 Scandinavian immigrant occupational nicknames (Fireman Carlson, Policeman Olson, Coal-oil Hanson, Lawyer Backman.)
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6.8.2.35 Booze-legger.
.1
6.8.2.36 T.
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6.8.2.37 Todd.
.1
6.8.2.38 Fathers first name passed down to middle name of first born son.
.1-.2
6.8.2.39 LuAnn.
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6.8.2.40 Helen.
.1-.2
6.8.2.41 Old Dove.
.1
6.8.2.42 WOP.
.1
6.8.2.43 Gear Jammers.
.1
6.8.2.44 Mushmind.
.1
6.8.2.45 Altitude problems.
.1
6.8.2.46 Whispering Smith.
.1
6.8.2.47 Nana.
.1
6.8.2.48 Rug Rat.
.1
6.8.2.49 Prune Picker.
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6.8.3 Names of Endearment or Derision for People
6.8.3.1 Grandma Long. (Folder 13)
.1
6.8.3.2 Aunt Thalia.
.1
6.8.3.3 Old Ned.
.1
6.8.3.4 Aunt Matilda.
.1
6.8.3.5 Studmuffin.
.1
6.8.3.6 ARP.
.1
6.8.3.7 Black and Decker pecker wrecker.
.1
6.8.3.8 Nooky.
.1
6.8.3.9 Ragu.
.1
6.8.3.10 Macho man.
.1
6.8.3.11 Rooster.
.1
6.8.3.12 Squirrel.
.1
6.8.3.13 Chickenbutt.
.1
6.8.3.14 The God Squad.
.1
6.8.3.15 Skins.
.1
6.8.3.16 Snow-fox.
.1
6.8.3.17 Claire.
.1
6.8.3.18 Howard Goldwaters.
.1-.2
6.8.3.19 Frank.
.1
6.8.3.20 Diamond Tooth Gertie.
.1
6.8.3.21 Phillip.
.1
6.8.3.22 Jack's brother/best friend.
.1
6.8.3.23 Brigham Young.
.1
6.8.3.24 Drug Store Cowboy.
.1
6.8.3.25 Uncle Ed.
.1
6.8.3.26 Hay waddies.
.1-.2
6.8.3.27 Camel jocks.
.1
6.8.3.28 J.A.P.
.1
6.8.3.29 Mads.
.1
6.8.3.30 Grunt.
.1-.2
6.8.3.31 Prairie-fairie.
.1-.2
6.8.3.32 Pine pig.
.1-.2
6.8.3.33 Mother-truckers.
.1-.2
6.8.3.34 Pencil-pusher.
.1-.2
6.8.3.35 Roomies.
.1
6.8.3.36 Buya (buy-yuh).
.1
6.8.3.37 Tourons.
.1
6.8.3.38 Dugla-Pigg.
.1
6.8.3.39 Strapper.
.1
6.8.3.40 Darrell.
.1
6.8.3.41 Dodo and Poppy.
.1
6.8.3.42 Mr. Philosophy.
.1
6.8.3.43 Pug.
.1
6.8.3.44 Professor Poo.
.1
6.8.3.45 Elephant hunter.
.1
6.8.3.46 Sigmund.
.1
6.8.3.47 Augie Doggie.
.1
6.8.3.48 Miss Ing Link.
.1
6.8.3.49 Apple Bottom.
.1
6.8.3.50 Taco.
.1
6.8.3.51 Red pants Fred.
.1
6.8.3.52 BY.
.1
6.8.3.53 Sissy.
.1
6.8.3.54 Stretch.
.1
6.8.3.55 Sudsy.
.1
6.8.3.56 Dudley.
.1
6.8.3.57 Mongo.
.1
6.8.3.58 Maggot.
.1
6.8.3.59 Fathead.
.1
6.8.3.60 Crazy horse.
.1
6.8.3.61 Aunt Meale.
.1
6.8.3.62 Ricey.
.1
6.8.3.63 Bones.
.1
6.8.3.64 Scubie.
.1
6.8.3.65 Nitpicker.
.1
6.8.3.66 Cow and Pukey.
.1
6.8.3.67 Gibby Gabby Garbage Can.
.1
6.8.3.68 Bus.
.1
6.8.3.69 Dirtbag.
.1
6.8.3.70 Super City and Superior.
.1
6.8.3.71 Woody.
.1
6.8.3.72 Billy Quartcup.
.1
6.8.3.73 L'oiseaux.
.1
6.8.3.74 Indian Giver.
.1-.2
6.8.3.75 Carrot Top.
.1
6.8.3.76 River Rat.
.1
6.8.3.77 Redneck.
.1
6.8.3.78 Skinny.
.1
6.8.3.79 Whistle Britches.
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6.8.3.80 Tidbones.
.1
6.8.3.81 Toads.
.1
6.8.3.82 Pup.
.1
6.8.3.83 Spacecadet.
.1
6.8.3.84 Bio.
.1
6.8.3.85 Rocker.
.1
6.8.3.86 Granola.
.1-.2
6.8.3.87 Reggin Spil.
.1
6.8.3.88 Stump-humpers.
.1
6.8.3.89 Dewey.
.1
6.8.3.90 Flipper.
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6.8.3.91 Grazer.
.1
6.8.3.92 Uncle Emery.
.1
6.8.3.93 Battle Ax.
.1
6.8.3.94 Camel Picks.
.1
6.8.3.95 Whistle pigs.
.1
6.8.3.96 Dirts.
.1
6.8.4 Names for Objects
6.8.4.1 The Keebler Wagon. (Folder 14)
.1
6.8.4.2 ďCode namesĒ for Mormon garments.
.1-.4
6.8.4.3 California trail.
.1
6.8.4.4 Jimmy (General Motor trucks).
.1
6.8.4.5 Teepee stompers (moccasins).
.1
6.8.4.6 Dat Soon (Datsun).
.1
6.8.4.7 Dummy (pacifier).
.1
6.8.4.8 Story knife.
.1
6.8.4.9 Despair Barrel.
.1
6.8.4.10 Bumbershoot (umbrella).
.1
6.8.4.11 Danibo (teddy bear).
.1
6.8.4.12 Green Tank (car).
.1
6.8.5 Names of Pets
6.8.5.1 Oscar-dile. (Folder 15)
.1
6.8.5.2 Ugly man's dog.
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6.8.5.3 SOLIE.
.1
6.8.5.4 Rambo Kitty.
.1
6.8.5.5 Beau James.
.1
6.8.5.6 Charmin.
.1
6.8.5.7 Calves Names.
.1
6.8.5.8 Tiny Tim.
.1
6.8.5.9 Lona (photograph included).
.1
6.8.5.10 Charlie (photograph included).
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6.8.5.11 Powell (photograph included).
.1
6.8.5.12 Diva and Rio (photograph included).
.1
6.8.5.13 Quinn.
.1
6.8.5.14 Akonai (photograph included).
.1
6.8.5.15 Maggie (photograph included).
.1
6.8.5.16 Booker and Sasha (photograph included).
.1
6.8.6 Collection of names. (Folder 16)
.1-.24
6.8.7 Names to Express Anonymity
6.8.7.1 Ingen. (Folder 17)
.1
6.8.7.2 Cynthia.
.1
6.8.7.3 Freddy Fornicator.
.1
6.8.7.4 Walter Assaulter.
.1
6.8.7.5 Chester Molester.
.1
6.8.7.6 Sexy Rexy.
.1
6.8.7.7 Randy Rapist.
.1
6.8.7.8 Roger Rapist.
.1
6.8.8 Names for Food
6.8.8.1 Mystery Meat. (Folder 18)
.1
6.8.8.2 Carrot Crap.
.1
6.8.8.3 Jungle Stew.
.1
6.8.8.4 Turkey a la Crap.
.1
6.8.8.5 Bricks and Butter.
.1
6.8.8.6 Cat Loaf.
.1
6.8.8.7 Roy Chidister (honey).
.1
6.8.8.8 Stitch Riley (cheese toast).
.1
6.8.8.9 Reulah Frank (gravy).
.1
6.8.8.10 Elmer (potatoes).
.1
6.8.8.11 Shipwreck.
.1
6.8.8.12 May food.
0
6.8.8.13 Jimmy.
.1-.2
6.8.8.14 Honeymooners' Salad.
.1
6.8.8.15 Coke (soda).
.1
6.8.8.16 Tommy Toes (tomatoes).
.1
6.8.8.17 Turkish Wheat (Maize or Indian Corn).
.1
6.8.8.18 Cherry Suckies (junk food).
.1
6.8.8.19 Sponspak (musk-melon).
.1
6.8.8.20 Tahaim (wild strawberries).
.1
6.8.8.21 S.O.S.
.1
6.8.8.22 Milk-Nickle.
.1
6.8.8.23 Fryed Wins.
.1
6.8.8.24 Johnny Cakes.
.1
6.8.8.25 Doughnut.
.1
6.8.8.26 Fried Cakes.
.1
6.8.8.27 Crullers.
.1
6.8.8.28 Frappe.
.1
6.8.0 Miscellaneous
6.8.0.1 Last Chance Canal Company. (Folder 19)
.1
6.8.0.2 Inkom Stinkom. (Inkom, Idaho)
.1
6.8.0.3 Virgin Village.
.1
6.8.0.4 Knuckle Junction.
.1
6.8.0.5 Gully wacker.
.1-.2
6.8.0.6 M.O.
.1
6.8.0.7 Old Maid Chills.
.1
6.8.0.8 Pronunciation of "Fluckiger".
.1
6.8.0.9 Sandwich Slicking.
.1
6.8.0.10 Croup.
.1
6.8.0.11 Termination/Rotation Dust.
.1
6.8.0.12 Squaw Candy.
.1
6.8.0.13 Farmer Tan.
.1

6.9 Author and Title wordplay

6.9.1 Under the Bleachers, by I.C. Butts. (Folder 20)
.1
6.9.2 Spots on the Wall, by Who Flung Poo.
.1-.2
6.9.3 Rush to the Outhouse, by Willy Make-it, illustrated by Betty Wonít.
.1-.4
6.9.4 Under the Grand Stand, by Seymour Butts.
.1
6.9.5 Fell off the Cliff, by Ilean Dover
.1
6.9.6 Jump off the Cliff, by Hugo First
.1
6.9.7 Short Measure, by Milly Meter
.1
6.9.8 The Wobbly Latter, by Hugo First
.1
6.9.9 One Card Short, by Della Nother.
.1
6.9.10 The Return of the Swallow, by A. Belch.
.1
6.9.11 The Yellow Waterfall, by I.P. Standing.
.1
6.9.12 The Trip Through a Sewer Pipe, by A. Turd.
.1
6.9.13 The Aspen Kimona, by Seymore Hair.
.1
6.9.14 How to Lose Weight, by X.R. Sizemore.
.1
6.9.15 The Diamond Robbery, by Jules Argon.
.1
6.9.16 Lawrence Welk in China, by Anna Wong, Anna Tieu.
.1
6.9.17 Yours Forever, by Tillie N. DeTeim.
.1
6.9.18 Sharing India Beverages, by T. Fatoo.
.1
6.9.19 Burglary, by Jimmy DeLox.
.1
6.9.20 The Incompetent Bullfighter, by Gordon Bluddy.
.1

Box 12

6.10 Folk Vocabulary: Words, Terms, Slang

6.10.1 Ailments
6.10.1.1 Chicken Pox (Folder 1)
6.10.1.1.1 Pickle Pox
.1
6.10.1.2 Diarrhea
6.10.1.2.1 Montazumaís Revenge
.1-.2
6.10.1.3 Pimples
6.10.1.3.1 Zits
.1
6.10.1.4 Muscle Punch
6.10.1.4.1 Mockley
.1
6.10.2 Body parts
6.10.2.1 Breasts (Folder 2)
6.10.2.1.1 Inkey-dinkies
.1
6.10.2.2 Stomach
6.10.2.2.1 Bread Basket
.1
6.10.2.3 Hips
6.10.2.3.1 R.H. Factor (Rhinoceros hips)
.1
6.10.2.4 Hair
6.10.2.4.1 Roostertail
.1
6.10.2.4.2 Rat's nest
.1
6.10.2.4.3 Mush
.1
6.10.3 Bodily functions
6.10.3.1 Farting (Folder 3)
6.10.3.1.1 Buck Snort
.1
6.10.3.1.2 Barking Spiders
.1
6.10.3.1.3 Fluff
.1-.2
6.10.4 Colors
6.10.4.1 Shitbrindle (Folder 4)
.1
6.10.5 Complimentary Terms and Terms of Endearment
6.10.5.1 Handsome/Beautiful: Cute
6.10.5.1.1 Tuna (Folder 5)
.1
6.10.5.1.2 Mess
.1
6.10.5.2 Infatuation
6.10.5.2.1 Starred
.1
6.10.5.3 Like something, desire more
6.10.5.3.1 Moorish
.1
6.10.5.4 Humorous
6.10.5.4.1 Corn
.1
6.10.5.5 Feel Good Terms
6.10.5.5.1 Warm Fuzzy
.1
6.10.5.5.2 Shaka brah
0
6.10.5.6 Elegant
6.10.5.6.1 POSH
.1
6.10.6 Drinking and Drugs
6.10.6.1 Inebriated: Drunk (Folder 6)
6.10.6.1.1 Primed
.1
6.10.6.1.2 Snockered
.1
6.10.6.1.3 Being Drunk Jargon
.1
6.10.6.1.4 Dronedd
.1
6.10.6.2 High
6.10.6.2.1 Turn on
.1
6.10.6.2.2 Stoned
.1
6.10.6.2.3 ďHighĒ School
.1
6.10.6.3 Parodies of drug culture vocabulary
6.10.6.3.1 Trip (ďYouíre going to get a spanking if you donít get your 'trip' together.Ē)
.1
6.10.6.3.2 O.D.íed (ďIím sick! In fact, I think I O.D.íed my sweet tooth.Ē)
.1
6.10.6.3.3 Hit (ďGive me another hit of milk.Ē)
.1
6.10.7 Eating
6.10.7.1 Messy Eater (Folder 7)
6.10.7.1.1 Oink.
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6.10.7.2 Taking the big piece.
6.10.7.2.1 Thompson piece.
.1
6.10.8 Foods
6.10.8.1 Eggs (Folder 8)
6.10.8.1.1 Cackle fruit.
.1
6.10.8.1.2 Cackle Berries.
.1
6.10.8.2 Biscuits
6.10.8.2.1 Cat heads.
.1-.2
6.10.8.3 Turnip green juice
6.10.8.3.1 Pot likker (licker).
.1
6.10.8.4 Sloppy Joe/Barbeque
.1
6.10.9 Family
6.10.9.1 Lay claim (Folder 9)
6.10.9.1.1 Deet
.1
6.10.9.2 Foreign/ethnic terms
6.10.9.2.1 ďTakaliamothaĒ (Danish, ďSame to you.Ē)
.1
6.10.9.3 Frequency or Great Numbers
6.10.9.3.1 Forty-leventy
.1
6.10.9.4 Dealing with Work
6.10.9.4.1 Horseler
.1
6.10.9.5 Teach
6.10.9.5.1 T-H-I-N-K
0
6.10.10 Homosexual
6.10.10.1 Insider terms (Folder 10)
6.10.10.1.1 Butch
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6.10.10.1.2 Breeder
.1
6.10.10.1.3 Family
.1
6.10.10.2 Outsider terms
6.10.10.2.1 Gay
.1
6.10.10.2.2 Fag
.1
6.10.11 Military
6.10.11.1 Navy Diver terms (See also Speech 6.10.13.8)
6.10.11.1.1 Jugs (Folder 11)
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6.10.11.1.2 Blow and go
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6.10.11.1.3 Getting Bent
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6.10.11.1.4 Banging Bottles
.1
6.10.11.2 MRE (Meals Ready to Eject)
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6.10.11.3 Snafu (Situation normal, all [expletive] up)
.1
6.10.11.4 Poncho Drill
.1
6.10.11.5 Vietnam slang
6.10.11.5.1 World (United States)
.1
6.10.11.5.2 Most Ricky-Tick (Immediately if not sooner.)
.1
6.10.11.5.3 Buckle (to fight)
.1
6.10.11.6 Collections of military sayings
.1-.5
6.10.11.7 Duck boat
.1
6.10.11.8 A Fish
.1
6.10.11.9 Drift Factor
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6.10.11.10 Horse for the course.
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6.10.11.11 Holy Helo
.1
6.10.11.12 Butt Kit
.1
6.10.12 Missionary
6.10.12.1 Lazy
6.10.12.1.1 Lunchy (Folder 12)
.1
6.10.12.1.2 Bucket
.1
6.10.12.2 Missionary Jargon
.1-.2
6.10.12.3 RM.
.1
6.10.13 Occupational and Vocational Argot
6.10.13.1 Climbers' Slang
6.10.13.1.1 Screamer (bad fall) (Folder 13)
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6.10.13.1.2 Purchase (amount of contact with rock)
.1
6.10.13.2 Electrician
6.10.13.2.1 Oregon Shortline (short cut)
.1
6.10.13.3 Logger Slang
6.10.13.3.1 Italian Nose Picker
.1
6.10.13.3.2 Jo-Poking
.1
6.10.13.3.3 Gas Razor (Chain saw)
.1-.2
6.10.13.3.4 Pumpkin (old growth tree)
.1
6.10.13.3.5 Hot Load
.1
6.10.13.3.6 Whiskers (Limbs left on a log)
.1
6.10.13.3.7 Cold Deck
.1
6.10.13.3.8 Widow maker
.1-.2
6.10.13.3.9 Barber chair
.1
6.10.13.3.10 Macaroni (sawdust)
.1
6.10.13.3.11 Slave market (Employment office)
.1
6.10.13.3.12 Town Clown (Small town policeman)
.1
6.10.13.3.13 Bull (boss)
.1-.2
6.10.13.3.14 Sawdust Eater (sawmill worker)
.1
6.10.13.3.15 Cruisers (Tree surveyors)
.1
6.10.13.3.16 Donkey Doctor (shop mechanic)
.1
6.10.13.3.17 Old Lady (D-8 Cat)
.1
6.10.13.3.18 Goat (starter motor on machinery)
.1
6.10.13.3.19 Bluenoses (loggers from Nova Scotia)
.1
6.10.13.3.20 Jypo (subcontractor)
.1
6.10.13.3.21 Hook Tender (head choke setter)
.1
6.10.13.3.22 Riggin Slinger
.1
6.10.13.3.23 Catskinner
.1
6.10.13.3.24 Chocker Setter
.1
6.10.13.3.25 Whistle Punk
.1
6.10.13.4 Police
6.10.13.4.1 Pig
.1
6.10.13.4.2 The Highwayman
.1
6.10.13.4.3 Sky Bacon
.1
6.10.13.5 Railroad Worker
6.10.13.5.1 Gandy dance (railroad track laborer)
.1
6.10.13.6 Research Technician
6.10.13.6.1 Running a Gel
.1
6.10.13.7 Rodeo
6.10.13.7.1 Safety-up (get the job done safely)
.1
6.10.13.8 Scuba Divers (See also Speech 6.10.11.1)
6.10.13.8.1 Turtle Ripper (knife)
.1
6.10.13.8.2 Air Hog (heavy breather)
.1
6.10.13.8.3 Hot Fill (quickly filled tank)
.1
6.10.13.8.4 Inner-tube Suit (wet suit)
.1
6.10.13.8.5 Turbo fin (non-vented fin)
.1
6.10.13.8.6 Bottle (scuba tank)
.1
6.10.13.9 Trapper
6.10.13.9.1 Rat (Muskrat)
.1
6.10.13.10 Fast-food Restaurant
6.10.13.10.1 Collection of McDonalds terms
.1
6.10.13.11 Rancher
6.10.13.11.1 Found (room and board)
.1
6.10.13.12 Construction Worker
6.10.13.12.1 Bucket (water truck)
.1
6.10.13.12.2 Whiskey Stick (spirit level)
.1
6.10.13.12.3 Nigger Line (unskilled laborers)
.1
6.10.13.12.4 Beehive, Honey Shed (portable outhouse)
.1
6.10.13.12.5 Sweetdick (persuasive worker)
.1
6.10.13.12.6 Razzer (grader/blade)
.1
6.10.13.12.7 Choker (tight cable)
.1
6.10.13.12.8 Bull Prick (iron pry bar)
.1
6.10.13.12.9 Headache Ball (metal ball hung from crane)
.1
6.10.13.12.10 Hot Dog/Eyeball (Project engineer/surveyor)
.1
6.10.13.13 Grocery store
6.10.13.13.1 Macey's Lingo
.1
6.10.14 Objects
6.10.14.1 Chairs (two-wheeled carts) (Folder 14)
.1
6.10.14.2 Counterpane (bedspread)
.1
6.10.14.3 Lid (stove unit)
.1
6.10.14.4 Coffin nails (Cigarettes)
.1
6.10.14.5 Sticks (Mormon Scriptures)
.1
6.10.15 Places
6.10.15.1 Zoo (Any place that is hectic or wild) (Folder 15)
.1
6.10.15.2 Junk Hole (Garbage dump)
.1
6.10.16 Plants and Animals
6.10.16.1 Frogs Head/Kuckel Burr/Grass Burr (Burr) (Folder 16)
.1
6.10.16.2 Gorse (Kissing shrub)
.1
6.10.16.3 Pee pee pines (Ponderosa Pines)
.1-.2
6.10.16.4 Terms in reference to pregnant mares
.1
6.10.16.5 Cromet
.1
6.10.16.6 Creeple Bushes (cripple bush)
.1
6.10.16.7 Cache County Kitties (Skunks)
.1
6.10.17 People
6.10.17.1 Long Hairs (Hippies) (Folder 17)
.1
6.10.17.2 House Apes (Children)
.1-.2
6.10.17.3 Bluenose (Canadians from Maritime Provinces)
.1
6.10.18 Regional
6.10.18.1 Hawaiian: Blonde (White boy) (Folder 18)
.1
6.10.18.2 Collections of near Ozarks terms
.1-.3
6.10.18.3 Teton talk
.1
6.10.18.4 Australian lingo
.1
6.10.18.5 Canadian lingo
.1
6.10.18.6 Pidgeon English of the Hawaiians
.1
6.10.18.7 The American C.B. Jargon
.1
6.10.19 Retorts, Complaints and Put Downs
6.10.19.1 Baby (Folder 19)
.1
6.10.19.2 Dirsh
.1
6.10.19.3 Up Tight
.1
6.10.19.4 Bellyaching
.1
6.10.19.5 K-Mart
.1
6.10.19.6 Lie
.1
6.10.19.7 A piece of junk
.1
6.10.20 Education
6.10.20.1 Math (Folder 20)
6.10.20.1.1 Fathead (improper fraction)
.1
6.10.21 Sex, Romance and Dating
6.10.21.1 Intercourse (Folder 21)
6.10.21.1.1 Ball
.1
6.10.21.2 Kissing: Making out
6.10.21.2.1 Submarine Races
.1
6.10.21.3 Pregnant
6.10.21.3.1 Stuffed
.1
6.10.21.3.2 Baby fat
.1
6.10.21.4 Kissing/hugging
6.10.21.4.1 Fillet, steak, fillet mignon
.1
6.10.21.4.2 Cookie
.1
6.10.21.5 Holding hands
6.10.21.5.1 Pizza
.1
6.10.21.6 Putting arm around girl
6.10.21.6.1 Milk shake
.1
6.10.22 Teenage Slang
6.10.22.1 Secret Language (Folder 22)
6.10.22.1.1 Baseball
.1
6.10.22.2 Slang
6.10.22.2.1 Gravy
.1
6.10.22.2.2 Heavy
.1
6.10.22.3 Written slang
6.10.22.3.1 SWALBBAKWSABIDFLMOWTE
.1
6.10.22.3.2 S.W.A.K. and S.W.A.L.- A.K.W.S.
.1
6.10.22.3.3 Smurfs Smile Sexy So Smile Smurf Style.
.1
6.10.22.3.4 A.S.A.P.
.1
6.10.22.3.5 FUNEM SVFM FUNEX SVFM OK MNX.
.1
6.10.22.3.6 ABCD puppies, LMNO puppies, OSMR(SAR), S(C)MP.
.1-.3
6.10.22.4 Religious
6.10.22.4.1 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
6.10.22.4.1.1 Treasures of Trash
.1
6.10.23 Trouble
6.10.23.1 Dutch (Folder 23)
.1
6.10.24 Weather
6.10.24.1 Blue Norther (Folder 24)
.1
6.10.25 Clothing
6.10.25.1 Bra: over the shoulder boulder holder (Folder 24.1)
.1
6.10.25.2 Girdle: hinder binder
.1
6.10.25.3 Old dress: potatoe sack/hop sack
.1
6.10.25.4 Little girl socks: pedal pushers
.1
6.10.25.5 Snarky
.1
6.10.25.6 Rattler
.1
6.10.25.7 Hoppies (Sweater/Sweatshirt)
.1
6.10.25.8 U-trow (underwear/undertrousers)
.1
6.10.26 Make Up
6.10.26.1 War paint (Folder 24.2)
.1
6.10.0 Miscellaneous Folk Vocabulary
6.10.0.1 Boy - Howdy! (Folder 25)
.1-.2
6.10.0.2 Shotgun
.1
6.10.0.3 John Henry
.1
6.10.0.4 Dubs
.1
6.10.0.5 Played whaley
.1
6.10.0.6 Cabin Fever
.1
6.10.0.7 Discomboomerated
.1

6.11 Cures and Vexes

6.11.1 May a curse befall you unless you are not my child who suckled here. (Kenyan) (Folder 26)
.1
6.11.2 I hope you have a daughter just like you!
.1-.2

6.0. Miscellaneous

6.0.1 Know what? That's what. (Folder 27)
.1
6.0.2 Two's company, three's a crowd.
.1
6.0.3 You look good as you want to, better than you're supposed to, so go on with your bad self.
.1
6.0.4 Not enough room to cuss a cat without getting fur in your mouth.
.1
6.0.5 Ola, Cola.
.1
6.0.6 We must, we must, we must increase our bust.
.1-.3
6.0.7 Hi-Lo (camp call).
.1
6.0.8 Some people would complain if you hung them with a new rope.
.1-.3
6.0.9 Short term pain vs. long term pain.
.1
6.0.10 In promulgating your esoteric cogitations, or articulating your superficial sentimentalities . . .
.1
6.0.11 Pretty Little Kristie.
.1
6.0.12 Family names rhyme.
.1
6.0.13 Animal calls.
.1
6.0.14 Weíve done so much with so little for so long that we can now do anything with nothing.
.1
6.0.15 Donít break your arm patting yourself on the back.
.1
6.0.16 Locomotive is a crazy reason for doing it.
.1
6.0.17 Youíre jumping to conclusions so fast, youíre going to lose your breath.
.1
6.0.18 Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.
.1
6.0.19 Jesus is an unseen guest at every meal, the silent listener to every conversation.
.1
6.0.20 Penalties may be delayed but they are sure to come.
.1
6.0.21 One kind deed is like a tiny seed -- it grows.
.1
6.0.22 Smile -- it makes people wonder what youíve been doing.
.1
6.0.23 My heart was in my throat.
.1
6.0.24 Heart to heart talk.
.1
6.0.25 I had a change of heart.
.1
6.0.26 Lost in the Ozone.
.1
6.0.27 Burnout.
.1
6.0.28 Radio Jargon.
.1
6.0.29 T.V. Tidbit Night.
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Box 13

7. Folk Poetry

7.1. Folk Rhymes

7.1.1 When in danger, when in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout! (Folder 1)
.1-.2
7.1.2 Spring has sprung, fall has fell; summerís (winterís) here and itís hotter (colder) thanĖusual.
.1-.5
7.1.3 Little fly upon the wall, ainít you got no home at all?
.1
7.1.4 A big silver dollar and a little cent rolling along togther they went . . .
.1
7.1.5 A gum chewing girl and a cud chewing cow, there is a difference I will allow. The difference is, I have it now, the intelligent (thoughtful) look on the face of the cow.
.1-.5
7.1.6 Fat and Skinny went to bed. Fat rolled over and skinny was dead.
.1
7.1.7 He's (She's) mad and I'm glad.
.1-.5
7.1.8 "I'm going now to run away," said little Sammy Green one day.
.1
7.1.9 Once a task you have begun, never leave it 'till you're done. Be the labor large or small, do it well or not at all.
.1-.3
7.1.10 Betty and Belinda Ames had the pleasantest of games, was to hide from one another Marmaduke, their baby brother. . .
.1
7.1.11 Near the beautiful Mira River lived a minister sedate. He was courting a young lady . . .
.1
7.1.12 Daughter of mine, can you guess my dreams?
.1
7.1.13 When I was a lad no bigger me dad, I came out of a payswad. . .
.1
7.1.14 Tobacco is a filthy weed because the devil sows the seed. It strains your fingers and curls your toes and makes a chimney of your nose.
.1
7.1.15 Fools' names and fools' faces, always appear in public places.
.1-.4
7.1.16 There came along a poor man's son, who said, ďI wonít live like you have begun.Ē
.1
7.1.17 If all our problems were hung on a line, you'd take yours and I'd take mine.
.1
7.1.18 Always wanting what is not, never satisfied with what youíve got.
.1
7.1.19 Find a penny, pick it up, all day long youíll have good luck.
.1-.2
7.1.20 Ask not what your mother can do for you. Ask what you can do for your mother!
.1
7.1.21 May your horse never stumble, your spurs never rust . . .
.1
7.1.22 Whisperinís lyiní; lyinís sin; when you get to Heaven, they wonít let you in.
.1
7.1.23 Money walks, bull[crap] talks.
.1
7.1.24 Itís hard for kids to always do what they are told, because theyíre told so much!Ē
.1
7.1.25 One [boy] working is a boy working, two boys working is Ĺ a boy working, three boys working is no boys working at all.
.1-.4
7.1.26 The night was dark and dreary, the moon was full of blood. There was a murder in the night a dead potato bug.
.1
7.1.27 Ainít you got no paper? Ainít you got no pen? Ainít you know Iím Ďbout to die from want of words from you?
.1
7.1.28 Womenís faults are many. Men have only two; everything they say, and everything they do.
.1-.3
7.1.29 Anyone old enough to mess up, is old enough to clean up.
.1
7.1.30 Pot, pot, give me some pot. Forget who you are, you can be what youíre not.
.1

7.2. Limericks

7.2.1 Another young man from Woonsocket. . .(Folder 2)
.1
7.2.2 There was a young miss from Decatur. . .
.1
7.2.3 Billie Jones, the son of a brewer, saw a girl and he thought that he knew her. . .
.1
7.2.4 A man who was living in Niger, once went for a ride on a tiger. . .
.1-.3
7.2.5 A family living in Wooster, was annoyed very much by a rooster . . .
.1
7.2.6 Another sweet gal from Fall River was sent out to purchase some liver . . .
.1
7.2.7 A cute little miss from Pawtucket had a bustle as big as a bucket. . .
.1
7.2.8 There was a man from the city that spied what he thought was a kitty . . .
.1
7.2.9 There was a girl from La Grace, whoís corsets grew too tight to lace . . .
.1
7.2.10 There once was a lady from Norway who hung from her heels in the doorway. . .
.1-.2
7.2.11 I never met an abominable snowman. . .
.1
7.2.12 Thunder was a big black man. . .
.1
7.2.13 There once was a lass from Madrass. . .
.1
7.2.14 There once was a man named Dave. . .
.1
7.2.15 Oh Marian Nancy she did a dancy.
.1
7.2.16 A wonderful bird is the pelican, his beak can hold more than his belly can. . .
.1-.2
7.2.17 There once was a guy named LaVell that coached BYU football quite well . . .
.1
7.2.18 There was an old man of Black heath, who sat on his set of false teeth . . .
.1
7.2.19 Little Willy, full of glee, pushed his sister into the sea. . .
.1
7.2.20 There was an old man from Peru who dreamt he was eating his shoe . . .
.1
7.2.21 Here once was a man from Boston who bought an Austin . . .
.1
7.2.22 There was a young lady from France . . .
.1
7.2.23 Two girls up at college couldnít wait-o . . .
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7.3. Bodily Function Rhymes and Sayings

7.3.1 Flatulence and Scatological.
7.3.1.1 Wherever you may be, let your wind go free. In church or chapel, let it rattle. (Folder 3)
.1
7.3.1.2 Beans, beans, the musical fruit, the more you eat the more you toot, the more you toot the better you feel so why not eat beans at every meal?
.1-.8
7.3.1.3 Here I sit all broken hearted, paid my dime and only farted. Then one day I took a chance, I saved my dime and filled my pants.
.1
7.3.1.4 Fart. Shooting ducks again.
.1
7.3.1.5 Silent but deadly.
.1
7.3.1.6 He who smelt it dealt it.
.1
7.3.1.7 Crap or fart, hope it ain't my heart.
.1
7.3.1.8 Order in the court, judge is eating beans.
.1-.2
7.3.1.9 Milk, milk lemonade, turn the corner and fudge is made.
.1
7.3.2 Urinating
7.3.2.1 No matter how much you whittle and dance, the last drop falls in your pants. (Folder 4)
.1
7.3.2.2 If I breathe a sigh of relief, it is because Iím in the belief that when you make your bladder flatter, youíll feel just a little gladder.
.1
7.3.2.3 Here I am pulling you out of your nice warm cot.
.1
7.3.2.4 Man who stand on toilet, high on pot.
.1
7.3.3 Belching
7.3.3.1 I'd rather urp the burp and suffer the blame. (Folder 5)
.1-.5
7.3.3.2 Pardon me for being rude, it wasnít me it was my food. . .
.1-.4
7.3.3.3 Better to burp and taste it than to fart and waste it.
.1-.2
7.3.3.4 Burp? Did you get any on ya?
.1-.2
7.3.3.5 Belch. Thereís a kiss for you!
.1
7.3.3.6 Burp. It always tastes better the second time around.
.1
7.3.3.7 Burp. Save some chunks for the soup.
.1
7.3.3.8 Not bad manners, just good beer.
.1
7.3.3.9 I want the chunks, you can keep the juice.
.1
7.3.3.10 Burp. Bring it up again, and weíll vote on it.
.1
7.3.3.11 Anything natural is not to be scorned.
.1
7.3.4 Nose
7.3.4.1 When you're dancing with your honey and your nose is getting runny. (Folder 6)
.1
7.3.4.2 I kissed my girl the other night. 'Twas pleasure I was seeking. I missed her mouth and hit her nose and the gosh darn thing was leaking.
.1
7.3.4.3 You can pick your nose, and you can pick your friends. . .
.1-.2
7.3.5 Spitting
7.3.5.1 Order in the court, judge has got to spit. If you donít know how to swim you better get. (Folder 7)
.1
7.3.0 Miscellaneous bodily function sayings

7.4. Rhymes and Sayings about Love, Romance, Sex, Marriage

7.4.1 Dear lady, be cautious of cupid; list well to the lines of this verse. (Folder 8)
.1
7.4.2 My dearest darling ducky, I know your ears are mucky. I do not mind, love is blind, my dearest darling ducky.
.1
7.4.3 I hear ya knockin', but ya can't come in. Iím in my nightie and itís very thin.
.1
7.4.4 Nice night in June; star shine big moon.
.1-.2
7.4.5 He's teaching her arithmetic. He said it was his mission. He kissed her once, he kissed her twice and said it was addition.
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7.4.6 The higher up the berry tree, the sweeter grow the berries. The more you hug and kiss a girl, the more she wants to marry.
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7.4.7 Temptation, temptation, John is at the station. Maryís three, all naked and bare, temptation, temptation.
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7.4.8 GI haircut, GI hat, GI this and GI that. GI love you, GI do, GI hope you love me too.
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7.4.9 Now I lay me down to sleep, I wish I had a man for keeps.
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7.4.10 He asked me for a date, I seriously objected. I knew it would be great but I might not be respected.
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7.4.11 Beware of guys with eyes of brown.
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7.4.12 I saw the train go round the bend, goodbye my lover, goodbye.
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7.4.13 There are meteors of accent, there are meteors of tone, but the very best meteor is to meet her alone.
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7.4.14 Spring on spring--offspring.
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7.4.15 She went up the winding stairs, and I went up behind her.
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7.4.16 Pregnancy: three months are dreary, three months are cheery, three months are weary.
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7.4.17 Love doesnít make the world go around, it just makes the ride worthwhile.
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7.4.18 I love you little, I love you mighty. I wish your pajamas were next to my nighty. Now donít get angry with what I have said, for I mean on the clothesline and not in bed.
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7.4.19 When you get old having sex is like trying to play pool with a rope.
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7.4.20 Oh love is a funny thing, it makes a man a fool. It takes away his appetite and wears away his tool.
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7.4.21 I sure wouldnít kick her out of bed for eating crackers.
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7.4.22 Incest is best.
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7.4.23 A loverís moon is a full moon.
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7.4.24 She had a Sunday School look in her eye, and he had a Saturday night look in his.
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7.4.25 Youíre not a man till youíve split the black oak.
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7.4.26 Left, left, left, right, left, my panties are creeping, my braís too tight, my head is achiní, oh what a night.
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7.4.27 Mike McGee MeGann was a henpecked man.
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7.4.28 The higher the mountain the cooler the breeze; the younger the couple the tighter the squeeze.
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7.4.29 Twins are bad, triplets worse. Sleep alone, safety first.
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7.4.30 If love opens many doors, apparently we've walked into a broom closet.
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7.4.31 He's a photographer; he likes to turn off the lights and see what develops.
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7.4.32 Wow, she pulled off a snow job that out does Jack Frost.
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7.4.33 Your papa's not your papa, but your papa don't know.
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7.4.34 He who has not visited his neighbors-thinks his wife is only cook.
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7.4.35 Love kindles a flame in the heart.
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7.4.36 You can predict when water will boil but you can't predict when a man will.
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7.4.37 Love is blind.
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7.4.38 I'm going to be an old maid and teach my kids to be the same.
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7.5. Political Rhymes and Sayings

7.5.1 ____'s the one; ____'s our man. ____ belongs in the garbage can. (Folder 9)
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7.5.2 ____'s in the White House, waiting to be elected. ___ís in the garbage can waiting to be collected. Whoís going to win ___ is going to win.
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7.5.3 Now, it may seem this story is stretching the truth, this truly remarkable story of Ruth. (Family poem)
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7.5.4 Spock, Spock the baby doc, leads a peace march down the block.
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7.5.5 Nut cutting.
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7.5.6 Ronald Reagan, heís no good, send him back to Hollywood.
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7.5.7 Humphreyís muskie.
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7.5.8 Whistle while you work; Hitler was a jerk; Mussolini pulled his weenie and now it doesnít work.
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7.5.9 My peanut has a first name it's J-I-M-M-Y. My peanut has a second name itís C-A-R-T-E-R. Oh, I hate to eat it every day, and if you ask me why Iíll say, cause Jimmy Carter has a way with messing up the U.S.A.
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7.5.10 Jingle bells, Nixon smells, Kennedy's on his way.
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7.5.11 Let Oklahoma fight Japan. They took California without losing a man.
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7.5.12 The opposite of progress, is Congress.
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7.5.13 If John F. Kennedy is elected President, we'll all have to go to school on Saturday.
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7.5.14 Now we have 2 senators that think the world is flat (said in response to Mormon victory (Hatch) for the senate the day after the 76th Utah Election).
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7.5.15 [Senator Jesse Helms] has been around since Christ was a corporal.
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7.5.16 A taxpayer voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Colonel Sanders.
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7.0. Miscellaneous

7.0.1 When God looked upon Adam. (Folder 10)
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7.0.2 If wishes were fishes weíd all have a fry.
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7.0.3 When I was a little girl just so high, Mama took a little stick and made me cry.
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7.0.4 Each time I pass a church I always pay a visit, so when at last Iím carried in the Lord wonít say, "Who is it?"
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7.0.5 Goodbye in fear, goodbye in sorrow, goodbye, and all in vain.
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7.0.6 Absolute knowledge have I none. . . That said he knowed when the war would end.
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7.0.7 Uncle Ben shot a hen. Jibber, jabber, amen.
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7.0.8 We donít smoke, and we donít chew, and we donít go (date) with boys that do.
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7.0.9 If you try and donít succeed, donít hang your head in shame, be smart enough to find, someone else to blame.
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7.0.10 I woke up on Monday morning, I gazed upon the wall. The spiders and the bedbugs were having a game of ball.
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7.0.11 Hitch-hike, ride a bike, up a road and down the pike.
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Box 14

8. Proverbs, Proverb-like Sayings, Homilies

8.A1 All's fair in love and war. (Folder 1)
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8.A2 Anything worth doing is worth doing well (right).
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8.A3 Always face the sun and your shadow will fall behind you.
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8.A4 Another day, another dollar.
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8.A5 As long as I owe you, you will never go broke.
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8.A6 Alcohol reveals what the mind conceals.
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8.A7 An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
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8.A8 Any damn fool can play if he gets the cards.
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8.A9 Act like somebody, God doesnít take time to make nobody.
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8.A10 Anyone who walks around on cat feet will probably hear all the bad about themselves.
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8.A11 Are you working hard or hardly working?
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8.A12 Always remember where ever you go, there you are.
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8.A13 Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
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8.A14 An idle mind/hand is the devil's workshop.
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8.A15 A man's perfection is his work.
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8.A16 A teacher affects eternity. He never knows where his influence stops.
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8.A17 As a rule man's a fool, when it's hot he wants it cool, when it's cool he wants it hot, always wanting what it's not, never wanting what he's got.
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8.A18 Action talks: talk takes the walk.
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8.A19 All a man's ways seem right to him, but the Lord weighs the heart.
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8.A20 An anybody is a potential outlet for anything.
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8.A21 Another day is more time lost. . .
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8.A22 As the twig is bent, so grows the tree.
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8.A23 Actions speak louder than words.
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8.B1 Better to be pissed off than to be pissed on. (Folder 2)

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8.B2 The better the day, the better the deed.
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8.B3 Beauty is only/more than skin deep.
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8.B4 Boys and school don't mix.
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8.B5 A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush (field).
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8.B6 Be on your toes.
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8.B7 Before marriage keep your eyes wide open; after marriage keep your eyes half closed.
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8.B8 Better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.
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8.B9 Beaux don't go where cobwebs grow. (Where cobwebs grow, there come no beaux.)
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8.B10 Better a wee fire to warm ye than a big fire to burn ye.
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8.B11 Be good and youíll be lonely.
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8.B12 Burning the candle from both ends.
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8.B13 Busy hands are happy hands.
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8.B14 Beggars canít be choosers.
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8.B15 Birds of a feather flock together.
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8.B16 Boys will be boys.
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8.B17 Behind every smile are teeth.
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8.B18 Boredom is a state of mind.
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8.B19 The bullfrog knows more about rain than the almanac.
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8.B20 Be good, and if you canít be good, be good at it.
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8.B21 Better happy than wise.
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8.B22 Better early than late.
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8.B23 Better buy than borrow.
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8.B24 Beware of half truths; you may have the wrong half.
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8.B25 Better to be five or ten minutes late and to get there alive.
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8.B26 Birds hear day words, rats hear night words.
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8.B27 The best way to get darkness out of a room is to fill it with light.
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8.B28 Be yourself if you ever want to be somebody.
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8.B29 Borrow trouble for yourself, if that is your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbor.
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8.B30 Be wise and beware, of clothing take care.
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8.B31 Burning the midnight oil.
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8.B32 Better to know less than to know much that isn't so.
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8.B33 By the streets of by and by, we reach the house of never.
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8.B34 Better to be safe than sorry.
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8.B35 A barking dog doesn't bite until he stops.
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8.C1 A change is as good as a rest. (Folder 3)

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8.C2 Curiosity killed the cat.
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8.C3 Chase a boy and he'll run away.
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8.C4 Cold hands warm heart.
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8.C5 Children should be seen and not heard.
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8.C6 The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
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8.C7 Clean teeth and fresh breath make for a better athlete.
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8.C8 Change the name and not the letter, change for worse and not for better.
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8.C9 The calm before the storm.
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8.C10 The cow doesnít miss her tail till fly-time.
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8.C11 Cars and school donít mix.
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8.C12 A Constipated brain often leads to diarrhea in the mouth.
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8.C13 Cut hair in the dark brings sorrow to your heart.
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8.C14 Cheaters never prosper.
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8.C15 Cleanliness is next to Godliness.
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8.C16 Clam diggers walk with bare feet down the wrong side of the road.
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8.C17 The common man is no longer common, and is getting less common all the time.
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8.C18 It's a cinch by the inch, but hard by the yard.
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8.C19 A crown of a brave promise is fulfillment.
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8.C20 Clean the corners, and the middle will take care of itself.
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8.D1 Don't cry over spilt milk. (Folder 4)

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8.D2 Don't get so broad that you can't get through the narrow gate.
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8.D3 Don't count your chickens before they're hatched.
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8.D4 Don't choke on the tail.
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8.D5 Do unto others as others shall do unto you.
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8.D6 Don't take ten minutes to boil a three minute egg.
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8.D7 Different strokes for different folks.
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8.D8 The difference between men and boys is the cost of their toys.
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8.D9 Do not worry about tomorrow, because you do not even know what may happen today.
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8.D10 Donít believe everything you hear and only half you see.
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8.D11 The darkest hour comes just before the dawn.
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8.D12 Damned if you do, damned if you donít.
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8.D13 Do it right the first time so you wonít have to do it again.
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8.D14 Donít get the butter too close to the fire.
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8.D15 Donít fall in love with someone who isnít nice to animals and old people.
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8.D16 Donít judge another person until you have walked in their shoes.
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8.D17 Donít fight forces, use them.
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8.D18 Donít be sure of something unless youíve gone over it seven times. (Japanese)
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8.D19 Donít buy a pig in a poke.
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8.D20 Donít let your feelings of the moment get mixed up with your long range goals.
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8.D21 A drunk man tells no lies.
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8.D22 Donít get even, get ahead.
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8.D23 Donít ask someone to do something for you that you can do for yourself.
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8.D24 The devil knows more for being old than for being devil.
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8.D25 Don't cut your nose off just to spite your face.
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8.D26 Don't break you(r) left arm patting yourself on the back.
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8.D27 Doing nothing for others is the melody of ourselves.
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8.D28 Do as I say, not as I do.
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8.D29 The drunk and the sinner freeze even in the thickest coat.
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8.D30 Don't put off tomorrow what you can do today. . .
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8.D31 Doing good to others is not a duty, it is a joy for it increases your health and happiness.
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8.D32 Don't try to avoid the mistakes your parents make. You'll only make the same mistakes your grandparents made.
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8.D33 Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it.
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8.D34 Don't do evil because when a father eats salt his son is thirsty.
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8.D35 Dead men tell no lies.
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8.D36 Don't bite its hand that feeds you.
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8.D37 Don't judge lest you be judged.
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8.D38 Don't knock it unless you have tried it.
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8.D39 Do not wait for great things but do little things well.
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8.D40 Do the best you can with what you have.
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8.D41 Don't try to live forever you will not succeed.
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8.E1 Each generation is better than the last. (Folder 5)

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8.E2 Every dog has its day.
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8.E3 Early to rise starts the day right.
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8.E4 The easy way makes men and rivers crooked.
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8.E5 The end justifies the means.
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8.E6 Even though you're on the right track, if you don't get moving, you'll get run over.
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8.E7 An eye for an eye will only make all Indians blind. (Mahatma Gandhi)
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8.E8 Early to bed, early to rise, makes a person healthy, wealthy and wise.
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8.E9 Every man needs a wife, because sooner or later youíll find something that you just canít blame the government for.
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8.E10 An empty wagon has always rattled the most.
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8.E11 Every dark cloud has a silver lining.
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8.E12 Even an old barn looks better painted.
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8.E13 Even a dog will find a stick if he walks far enough.
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8.E14 An empty shed needs no roof.
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8.E15 Everybody's bag of rocks is heavy.
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8.E16 To err is human, but wearing out the eraser before the pencil is going too far.
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8.E17 Egotism is the art of seeing qualities in yourself which others cannot see.
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8.E18 Every man has his price.
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8.E19 Early birds get the worm, worms that get early are for the birds.
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8.E20 Eyes that don't see, feel less.
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8.E21 Eat it down to the flowers.
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8.E22 En Boca Cerrada no entran Moscas.
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8.E23 Every man complains of his memory, but no man of his judgement.
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8.E24 Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.
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8.E25 Everybody who got to where he is had to begin where he was.
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8.E26 Empty the mind of evil by filling it with good.
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8.E27 Experience is the mother of sciences.
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8.E28 Expect the unexpected.
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8.E29 To err is human; to forgive is not departmental policy.
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8.F1 The frost will bring the piggy home. (Folder 6)

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8.F2 First relative is your neighbor.
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8.F3 Fire to boil; coals to broil.
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8.F4 The faint hearted man never gets the fair lady.
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8.F5 The fish who leaves the protection of the school, is the one who gets eaten by the shark.
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8.F6 Fish and guests stink after three days.
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8.F7 Familiarity breeds contempt.
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8.F8 There are many fish in the sea/ocean.
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8.F9 A family that prays together stays together.
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8.F10 Fix it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without.
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8.F11 Fools walk where angels fear to tread.
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8.F12 Friends don't need explanations and enemies won't accept them.
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8.F13 Fools and children should never see anything half done.
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8.F14 For every minute youíre angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.
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8.F15 A floor without a rug is like a kiss without a hug.
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8.F16 Fear less, hope more, eat less, chew more, whineless, breathe more, talk less, say more, hateless, love more, and all good things are yours.
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8.F17 Fly while you still have wings.
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8.F18 The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns you more than him.
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8.F19 Forwarned is forearmed.
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8.G1 A guy can put his hand as far up a girl's leg as her skirt comes down without feeling guilty. (Folder 7)

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8.G2 A giggle a day keeps the glums away.
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8.G3 A good horse is one who farts good, and by the same way you can tell a good man.
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8.G4 The guy who dies with the most toys wins.
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8.G5 God gave us two ends, one to sit on and one to use, your success depends on the one you choose, heads you win, tails you lose.
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8.G6 The greatest leaders are always the greatest servers first.
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8.G7 Grass doesnít grow on a race-track.
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8.G8 Good fences make good neighbors.
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8.G9 Good from far, but far from good.
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8.G10 God love you (Irish).
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8.G11 God is not dead or sick.
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8.G12 Gray hair is a sign of wisdom.
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8.G13 The Grass is always greener on the other side.
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8.G14 Go big or go home.
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8.G15 Gentle as a dead pig, is what the man said. But when I got on him, that pig wasn't dead.
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8.G16 Go straight to the heart of danger, there you will find safety.
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8.G17 Get back on the horse.
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8.G18 Good things come in little packages.
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8.G19 Greed opens the doors of trouble.
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8.G20 Give a person a loaf of bread, he'll eat for a day. Teach him how to make bread, and he'll be able to eat the rest of his life.
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8.H1 Haste makes waste. (Folder 8)

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8.H2 Honor to him to whom honor belongs. (Finnish)
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8.H3 He who does a good turn should never remember it; he who receives a good turn should never forget it.
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8.H4 A hole in the bread means jam in the hand.
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8.H5 He who tooteth not his own horn, the same shall not be tooted.
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8.H6 Hope for the best, prepare for the worst, take what comes.
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8.H7 The hurrier I go, the behinder I get.
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8.H8 He who marries for money earns it.
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8.H9 He who buys what he does not need will someday need what he cannot buy.
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8.H10 Hindsight is better than foresight.
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8.H11 He who gathers his own fire wood warms himself twice.
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8.H12 Hang on to your temper: the emptier the teakettle the quicker it boils.
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8.H13 Happy are thou who dream dreams and have the courage to play the part to make the dreams come true.
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8.H14 If you want to be happy for an hour, get drunk. If you want to be happy for a week, get married. If you want to be happy forever, learn to fish.
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8.H15 Here a man can keep his horizons within reach.
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8.H16 He who hesitates is lost (waits).
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8.H17 He that riseth late must trot all day.
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8.H18 He who is impatient, waits twice.
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8.H19 How can we pay for (today and) tomorrow if we can't pay for today, today?
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8.H20 He who knows, and knows he knows, is wiseĖfollow . . . He who knows not, and knows he knows not, he is a childĖteach him.
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8.H21 He who has bad breath walks alone.
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8.H22 He that flies from his own family has far to travel.
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8.H23 Honesty is the best policy.
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8.H24 Hungry bellies have no ears.
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8.H25 Hunger is a good cook.
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8.H26 He who lives in a glass house should dress in basement.
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8.H27 Hunger maketh the best sauce.
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8.H28 He who speaks words that he shouldn't will hear things that he won't like.
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8.H29 He who laughs last, laughs best.
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8.H30 He who does no good for others does no good for himself.
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8.H31 He who has never made a mistake has never been a success.
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8.H32 He who speaks loudest, usually has the least to say.
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8.i1 It will all come out in the wash. (Folder 9)

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8.i2 If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.
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8.i3 I have to bite the sour apple. (German)
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8.i4 I will praise the guy and I will kneel down to his legs who criticizes me. (India)
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8.i5 It is a silly dog that bites itself.
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8.i6 It is better to carry a rifle twenty years and not need it, than to need it for twenty minutes and not have it.
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8.i7 It is better to go twice a laughing than once a crying.
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8.i8 It bothers, but it doesn't stop me. (Venezuela)
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8.i9 If it's not one thing, it's another.
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8.i10 It is better to be alone than in bad company. (South American)
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8.i11 If they haven't seen it before, they won't know what it is; and if they have, why look?
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8.i12 If you lie down with fleas, you'll come up a dog.
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8.i13 If you want to kill time, work it to death.
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8.i14 It's not the hair, but what's underneath that counts.
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8.i15 It goes on like this for years and years and gradually gets worse.
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8.i16 If you sing before breakfast, you'll cry before night.
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8.i17 If you canít take the heat (If it gets too hot), get out of the kitchen.
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8.i18 If you look back too much, soon you will be heading in that direction.
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8.i19 If the shoe fits, wear it.
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8.i20 It is just as easy to (fall in love/marry) with a rich (man/girl) as a poor (man/girl).
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8.i21 If youíre not the lead dog, the scenery will never change.
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8.i22 Itís not the mountain that will get you, itís the little rock in your moccasin that will.
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8.i23 If youíre going to dance all night, you have to pay the fiddler.
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8.i24 If you fail to prepare/plan you prepare/plan to fail.
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8.i25 If you canít say anything nice, donít say anything at all.
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8.i26 If itís not broken, donít fix it.
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8.i27 If you donít have it by the age of seven, you wonít have it by the age of seventy.
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8.i28 If you want a good calf, look at the cow. (German)
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8.i29 If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.
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8.i30 If you donít get it, you donít want it bad enough.
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8.i31 If your worry has a solution, why worry? If it doesnít have a solution, why worry?
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8.i32 If everyone knew what everyone says about everyone, no one would speak to anyone.
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8.i33 If you donít know where youíre going, any road will take you there.
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8.i34 Itís not what you know, but who you know.
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8.i35 If you think education is expensive consider the cost of ignorance.
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8.i36 If you canít do good, donít do it.
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8.i37 It ainít the years, itís the miles.
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8.i38 If you carry a new-born calf a half mile everyday, youíll be able to carry it a half mile when it is fully grown.
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8.i39 If you say your prayers, and believe in what you are about to do, it will always work out.
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8.i40 I had no shoes and complained until I met a man who had no feet.
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8.i41 If you burn a candle too much at both ends, you will have a short wick very soon in life.
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8.i42 If you mess with the bull, you get the horns.
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8.i43 It is better to aim at the sun and miss, than to aim at a cow pie and hit it.
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8.i44 Itís better to be rich and famous than poor.
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8.i45 It is better for a poor belly to burst, than for good food to go to waste.
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8.i46 If you love something, let it go. If it comes back, it is yours; if it doesn't, it was never meant to be. (Persian)
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8.i47 "I can't" is a slugger too lazy to try.
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8.i48 It doesnít matter how early you get up, the sun still sets at the same time.
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8.i49 It is better to wear out than rust out.
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8.i50 It is better to try and fail than not try at all.
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8.i51 Itís life and only life.
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8.i52 If youíre cross when youíre hungry, youíve got a Scottish stomach.
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8.i53 It is better to hold on to something you know you have, than to give risk it.
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8.i54 If you want to leave your footprints in the sands of time, you must wear the work boots.
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8.i55 If love is a dream, then marriage is a nightmare.
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8.i56 Itís good to pick your friends but not to pieces.
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8.i57 It never rains, but what it pours.
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8.i58 If you put your brains in a tea cup, they'd rattle around like marbles in a 2 qt. dipper.
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8.i59 If you can't run with the big dogs then stay on the porch.
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8.i60 It's not making the mistake, it's how you face the problem.
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8.i61 It's not dirty until it drops twice.
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8.i62 It's a great life if you don't weaken.
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8.i63 If March comes in like a lion it will go out like a lamb.
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8.i64 If the rooster crows on the manure pile, then the weather will stay the way it is.
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8.i65 If you can't say it out loud, then don't say it at all.
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8.i66 It doesn't really matter that ye like it, 'tis only important that ye do it.
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8.i67 If you don't go when you've got to go, when you go to go, you see you've already gone.
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8.i68 If you need a helping hand, look at the end of your arm.
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8.i69 If you work diligently to sharpen steel, someday it will become a needle.
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8.i70 If something seems too good to be true, it usually is.
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8.i71 If you're careful and take good care of your equipment, you never get any new stuff.
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8.i72 It's better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it.
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8.i73 Illness comes on a racehorse but departs on foot. Painful illnesses are less dangerous than painless ones.
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8.i74 It is a greater compliment to be trusted than to be loved.
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8.i75 It is interesting that no one is completely useless even the worst of us can serve as a horrible example.
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8.i76 If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.
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8.i77 It is easier to keep up than to catch up.
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8.i78 It is impossible to burn a candle at both ends for a long time.
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8.i79 Industry keeps the mind clean and the body healthy.
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8.i80 Ill wind blows no good.
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8.i81 Ignorance shuts its eyes and imagines it is right.
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8.i82 If you cry a lot you'll pee less.
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Box 15

8.J1 Just between you, me, and the gatepost. (Folder 1)
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8.J2 Joy is not in things, it is in us.
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8.J3 Just goes to show that you canít trust anyone.
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8.J4 Jealousy is hypocrisy.
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8.J5 The joyfulness of man prolongeth his days.
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8.J6 The journey of a thousand miles starts with one step.
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8.K1 Knowledge does not come in clean packages, nor does it easily fit into academic pigeonholes. (Folder 2)

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8.K2 Kissiní donít last, good cookiní do.
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8.K3 Keep your eyes and ears open and your mouth shut.
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8.K4 Kindness is like newly fallen snow- it covers everything it falls on.
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8.K5 Keeping quiet is golden.
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8.L1 Lazy people always have to work the hardest. (Folder 3)

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8.L2 A little bird told me.
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8.L3 Little things please little minds.
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8.L4 Laziness, did I ever offend you, get up from my work to attend you.
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8.L5 Life's a [expletive]. . .
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8.L6 Lucky in cards, unlucky in love.
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8.L7 The long way is the short way.
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8.L8 The Lord protects little children, drunks and fools.
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8.L9 A lady is a lady no matter where she is.
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8.L10 Lifeís a virgin. If it were a [expletive], it would be easy.
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8.L11 Let your wind blow free wherever you be, for the want of a fart was the death of me.
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8.L12 Long may your chimney smoke. (Scottish)
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8.L13 Little pictures have big ears.
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8.L14 The Lord helps those who help themselves.
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8.L15 Life is long.
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8.L16 Leaflets three, let it be.
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8.L17 Lies have short legs.
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8.L18 Look before you leap.
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8.L19 Less said, less mended.
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8.L20 Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans.
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8.L21 Like there isn't a pepper that isn't hot, there isn't a woman that isn't jealous of her husband.
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8.L22 Laugh and eat hearty, for we know not what the morrow may bring.
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8.M1 Mind your p's and q's. (Folder 4)

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8.M2 Monkey see, monkey do.
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8.M3 Men are like streetcars: for every one you miss, there'll be another one along in fifteen minutes.
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8.M4 The mantle of leadership is not the work (robe) of comfort but rather the robe of responsibility.
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8.M5 Make love not war.
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8.M6 Marriage is not just finding the right person, it is being the right person.
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8.M7 May there be just enough clouds in your life to cause a happy sunset.
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8.M8 May the road rise to meet you.
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8.M9 Money is the root of all evil.
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8.M10 Marriage is just like a hot shower, once you get in and get used to it, it's not so hot.
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8.M11 The more you stir in [crap], the more it stinks.
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8.M12 The measure of a man is how he treats those who can do him absolutely no good.
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8.M13 Make new friends but keep the old, one is silver, the other gold.
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8.M14 The more you know, the more you know you donít know.
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8.M15 Many hands make light work.
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8.M16 The mystery of life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
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8.M17 A man with a thick head makes for a thin conversation.
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8.M18 A man works from sun to sun, but a woman's work is never done.
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8.M19 Make haste slowly.
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8.M20 Man who walks on hill is not on the level.
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8.M21 A mistake is evidence that someone tried.
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8.M22 Marijuana is the only grass capable of mowing down the gardner.
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8.M23 Most people are in favor of progress, itís the changes they donít like.
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8.M24 Man proposes, God disposes.
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8.M25 Misfortune never comes single.
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8.M26 Man who eats many prunes, sits on toilet for many moons.
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8.M27 A man convinced against his mill is of the same opinion still.
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8.M28 Morning glow brings bad weather, evening glow brings good weather.
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8.M29 A man who chops his own wood, gets warm twice.
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8.M30 My own teeth before my relatives.
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8.M31 Men are beasts and not even beasts behave as they do.
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8.M32 Don't make a mountain out of a mole hill.
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8.M33 Mind over matter, if you don't mind, it won't matter.
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8.M34 Where much is given, much is expected.
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8.N1 A new broom sweeps clean. (Folder 5)

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8.N2 No rest for the wicked.
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8.N3 A nagging wife may save your life.
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8.N4 Never say die.
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8.N5 Never hit your mother with a shovel . . .
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8.N6 No brain, no pain.
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8.N7 Never judge a book by its cover.
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8.N8 Never play leap frog with a unicorn.
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8.N9 Never assume things, it makes an ass out of u and me.
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8.N10 Nature in the raw is seldom mild.
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8.N11 Never put off tomorrow that what you can do today.
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8.N12 Never say never, youíre not dead, yet.
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8.N13 No matter how fast you walk you will never run away from time.
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8.N14 Never look a gift horse straight in the mouth.
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8.N15 The way to be nothing is to do nothing.
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8.N16 Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care.
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8.N17 No dear is big enough or important enough to jeopordize the life of another man.
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8.N18 There's no harm in wanting.
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8.N19 Nothing comes from dreaming but dreams.
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8.N20 A needle thief becomes a cow thief.
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8.N21 Never judge a man before his time.
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8.N22 Nothing in life is to be learned it is only to the understood.
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8.N23 Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
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8.N24 No act of kindness no matter how small, is ever wasted.
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8.N25 No matter how thin you slice it, it's still bologna.
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8.N26 Near ink get black, near light be bright.
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8.N27 From nothing comes nothing.
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8.N28 No winter till the frost, no spring till the sunshine, no gladness till it is shared.
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8.N29 Never a borrower or a lender be, for borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
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8.O1 Once in a while a blind pig will find an acorn. (Folder 6)

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8.O2 Only when you have crossed the river can you say the crocodile has a lump on his snout. (African)
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8.O3 One hand washes the other.
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8.O4 Old soldiers never die, young ones do.
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8.O5 One's own country is a strawberry and other countries are blueberries. (Finnish)
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8.O6 Once a criminal, always a criminal.
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8.O7 One who marrieth for love without money, hath good nights and sorry days.
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8.O8 Only those foolish enough to try, succeed.
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8.O9 Of the passions of man, they aren't owned by understanding.
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8.O10 The only thing thatís free in this world, is worthless advice.
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8.O11 Once a job you have begun, do not stop until itís done.
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8.O12 The only difference between a wedding and a funeral is one person.
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8.O13 Out of sight out of mind.
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8.O14 Only a fool calls it luck when God gives him a break.
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8.O15 An open mind makes for a growing mind.
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8.O16 One girl is a full dayís work, two girls is a half day's work, and three girls is no work at all.
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8.O17 An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
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8.O18 Only begun is half done.
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8.O19 Old enough to know better, yet young enough to do it again.
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8.O20 Our minds are so crowded with what we have been told to look for that they have no room for accidental discoveries.
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8.O21 One can never be the judge of anothers grief.
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8.O22 Ours' is not to reason why, just to do.
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8.O23 One who follows the crowd usually gets no further than the crowd.
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8.O24 An ounce of morning is worth a pound of afternoon.
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8.P1 Practice makes perfect. (Folder 7)

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8.P2 Pretty is as pretty does.
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8.P3 Puppies smell their own tracks first.
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8.P4 Put something in your head, never mind what's on your back.
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8.P5 People don't care how much you know, till they know how much you care.
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8.P6 Patience is a rule of all waiting.
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8.P7 A penny saved is a penny earned.
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8.P8 A person is only as good as their word.
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8.P9 A popular speaker must have a talent for wrapping the bitter facts of life in the bandages of soft illusion.
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8.P10 Put sugar cubes on the window sill, one for a girl and two for a boy.
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8.P11 Pride feeleth no pain.
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8.P12 Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
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8.P13 Person who kisses another with a fever gets a hot lip.
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8.P14 Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
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8.P15 Poor people have poor ways.
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8.P16 Patience is a virtue possess it if you can. It is seldom found in women and never found in men.
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8.P17 When your shoe is in a knot PATIENCE can untie it. Patience can do many things, have you ever tried it?
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8.P18 People are like a tug boat- they toot the loudest when they're in a fog.
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8.P19 Pride goeth before a fall.
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8.P20 Put sugar on what you say and salt on what you hear.
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8.P21 Pray for a good harvest, but keep on plowing.
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8.P22 People with glass houses shouldn't throw stones.
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8.P23 Play with fire, you'll get burned.
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8.P24 Pure heart, pure mind.
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8.P25 Of all prodigality, that of time is the worst.
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8.P26 In prosperity, prepare for adversity.
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8.P27 The pen is mightier than the sword.
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8.R1 (It is the) rock beneath the waves that shatters vessels. (Folder 8)

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8.R2 Remember who you are.
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8.R3 Rules are for those who keep them.
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8.R4 The river roars because it is carrying boulders.
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8.R5 Remember, if you [explicitive] in your mess-kit, you've got to eat out of it sooner or later.
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8.R6 A rolling stone gains no moss.
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8.R7 Rise to the statue of your better self.
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8.R8 You reap what you sow.
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8.R9 The race is not to the swift but to the sure.
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8.S1 Stitch in time saves nine. (Folder 9)

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8.S2 A setting hen lays no eggs.
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8.S3 Save while you may; no morning sun lasts a whole day.
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8.S4 Still waters run deep.
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8.S5 The squeaky wheel always gets the grease first.
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8.S6 She who indulges, bulges.
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8.S7 Sew on Sunday, pick every stitch out with your nose on Monday (in heaven).
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8.S8 Stomp out the fire that is burning the brightest.
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8.S9 Smile and the world smiles with you, frown, and you frown alone.
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8.S10 She went through the forest and through the forest and ended up with a crooked stick.
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8.S11 Silence is golden. (See also: Speech 8.T6)
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8.S12 Stew in your own juices.
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8.S13 Smoke follows beauty.
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8.S14 A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
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8.S15 [Crap] in one hand and wish in the other hand, see which one gets full first.
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8.S16 Sometimes itís worse to win a fight than to lose it.
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8.S17 Sometimes you have to lose the battle to win the war.
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8.S18 Silence is the place of tears.
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8.S19 Smile awhile and when you smile others smile, then there are mile and miles of smiles all because you smile.
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8.S20 The show must go on, but you don't have to stay and watch it.
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8.S21 Strike while the iron is hot.
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8.S22 Split the difference and nail it.
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8.S23 Some men are bigger, faster, and stronger; but no man has a corner on dreams, desire, or ambition.
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8.S24 Silence is deadly.
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8.S25 Save for a rainy day.
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8.S26 Six of one and half a dozen of the other.
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8.S27 Success is to do all you can without seeking fame.
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8.S28 To sell a cat for a hare.
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8.T1 They also serve who only stand and wait. (Folder 10)
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8.T2 Two small antelopes can beat a big one.
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8.T3 Too many cooks spoil the broth.
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8.T4 There's more than one way to skin a cat.
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8.T5 There is some good in the worst of us and some bad in the best of us; so it doesnít behoove any of us to talk about the rest of us.
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8.T6 Talking is silver; silence is gold. (German) (See also Speech 8.S11)
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8.T7 Two's company, three's a crowd.
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8.T8 Tell me who your friends are, and I will tell you what you are.
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8.T9 To make a friend you first have to be a friend.
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8.T10 They are frogs of the well. (East Indian)
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8.T11 That saves the headache. (German)
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8.T12 There is little chance for people to get together as long as most of us want to be in the front of the bus, the back of the church, and the middle of the road.
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8.T13 That's the way the cookie crumbles.
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8.T14 Three sheets to the wind (Irish).
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8.T15 The game's not over until the fat lady sings.
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8.T16 Take a lazy man's load and drop half of it.
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8.T17 Take care of the pennies, and the dollars take care of themselves.
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8.T18 This too shall pass.
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8.T19 Todayís mighty oak is merely yesterdayís little nut that managed to hold its ground.
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8.T20 Three times a bridesmaid, never a bride.
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8.T21 Those who live by the number, die by the number too.
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8.T22 Though the course may change sometimes, rivers always reach the sea.
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8.T23 Tell me, Iíll forget, show me, I might remember, but involve me, and Iíll understand.
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8.T24 This world, then the next, then the Women Rule.
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8.T25 Triumph is simply adding a little ďumphĒ to try.
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8.T26 Those who talk by the mile and listen by the inch need to be dealt with by the foot.
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8.T27 Tough times never last, but tough people do.
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8.T28 Thereís two sides to every boat.
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8.T29 Thereís a difference between scratching your bum and tearing it apart.
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8.T30 There's no hurry; if ya get a good mate, you're paid for waiting; if ya get a bad one, ya get married soon enough.
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8.T31 Treat your wife like a thoroughbred and she will never become an old nag.
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8.T32 Thatís just water under the bridge.
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8.T33 The first time someone makes you look foolish and does you a bad turn, it's their fault. The second time they do it, it's your fault.
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8.T34 To become successful, you must develop the habit of doing what you ought to do, whether you want to or not.
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8.T35 To have a friend is a sweet responsibility.
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8.T36 Thereís a little bit of truth in every joke.
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8.T37 Those who throw mud quickly lose ground.
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8.T38 Take anything you can get for free and then ask for more.
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8.T39 The only stable condition of life that can be depended on is instability.
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8.T40 There are two freedoms: the false one where one is free to do what he likes, and the true where one is free to do what he ought.
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8.T41 Tow the line.
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8.T42 Thatís the way the ball bounces.
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8.T43. Thatís the way the Mercedes Benz.
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8.T44 Thatís the way Ben gets gay.
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8.T45 There's always another bus around the corner.
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8.T46 Too many irons in the fire.
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8.T47 The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
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8.T48 Tell me with whom you associate, then I will tell you who you are.
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8.T49 Things you hear are never as interesting as the things you over hear.
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8.T50 Those who don't care, don't get.
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8.T51 Two wrongs don't make a right.
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8.T52 There's a time and a place for everything.
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8.T53 I will think about it tomorrow, for tomorrow is another day.
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8.T54 Too many cheifs and not enough indians.
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8.T55 Too much luck means you're not trying.
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8.T56 The only thing you can't do is what you don't try.
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8.T57 The man who says just what he thinks should think.
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8.T58 To get results or roses, you have to really dig.
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8.T59 Take the time to stop and smell the flowers.
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8.T60 The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket.
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8.T61 Those who strive shall obtain.
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8.T62 It takes two to tango.
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8.T63 Time builds a castle and also demolishes it.
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8.T64 Three generations from shirt sleeve to shirt sleeve.
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8.U1 The unjust punish themselves. (Folder 11)

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8.U2 Ultimately nothing matters.
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8.U3 Up at seven, down at eleven.
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8.W1 What you learn in your youth, you will be able to practice as an adult. (Folder 12)

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8.W2 Watched pot never boils.
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8.W3 Waste not, want not.
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8.W4 Willing hands make light work.
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8.W5 Whistling girls and crowing hens always come to some bad end.
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8.W6 When the cat's away, the mice will play.
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8.W7 Why keep a cow if you're getting your milk free?
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8.W8 When you are in the cow pasture of life, jumping from flower to flower, be careful and don't land in a cow turd.
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8.W9 When joy and duty clash, let joy go to smash.
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8.W10 What you resist persists.
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8.W11 Where there's a will, there's a way.
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8.W12 When the Saints (member Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) meet (at General Conference), the Heavenís weep (rain).
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8.W13 When in doubt. . .
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8.W14 Whatís good for the goose is good for the gander.
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8.W15 What comes around goes around.
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8.W16 What you donít have in your head, you have in your feet.
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8.W17 When ever you think you are going to make ends meet, someone comes along and moves the end.
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8.W18 Women should use the gift mother nature gave them before father time takes it away.
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8.W19 A wise man learns from his own mistakes; a wiser man learns from the mistakes of others.
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8.W20 A wise man changes, a fool never.
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8.W21 When thereís time to lean, thereís time to clean.
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8.W22 Weight is what broke the camels back.
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8.W23 A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle.
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8.W24 Work smart, not hard.
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8.W25 When children are young they tread on your feet, but when they grow up they tread on your heart.
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8.W26 Watch where youíre walking, you might find something.
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8.W27 Work is a blessing, a key to success and happiness; whose ultimate reward is not what one receives but what work helps one to become.
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8.W28 A womanís wishes are in her mouth; a manís wishes are in his mind.
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8.W29 A woman is as old as she looks, but a man is as old as he feels.
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8.W30 When you sing you drive away your grief.
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8.W31 Where there is life, there is hope.
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8.W32 When the rooster sits on the top of the manure pile, the weather changes or it stays the same. (Swiss)
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8.W33 Who hath no courage must have legs.
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8.W34 Walk softly, you never know who lays beneath.
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8.W35 Weíll cross that bridge when we get to it.
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8.W36 When pleasure interferes with business, you close the business.
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8.W37 Where there is an open mind there will always be a frontier.
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8.W38 When you go on a thousand mile journey, you have to take one step first.
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8.W39 When it rains it pours.
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8.W40 Why buy the loaf when you can get free slices.
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8.W41 Why buy a cow if you get the milk free.
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8.W42 The way one shouts into the forest is the way it will come out.
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8.W43 We get too soon old, and too late smart.
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8.W44 Will a strong tower fall?
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8.W45 Water seeks its own level.
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8.W46 What you can't do yourself don't get done right.
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8.W47 Whether it's sunny or whether it's not, we'll have weather, whether or not.
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8.W48 When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
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8.W49 Don't work hard, work well. Then work won't be so hard.
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8.W50 When a fellow begins to understand that he doesn't understand, he's beginning to understand.
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8.W51 When everybody thinks alike, nobody thinks very much.
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8.W52 The worst moment for an atheist is when he feels grateful and has no one to thank.
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8.W53 We learn by watching others go, the pace is hard and progress slow.
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8.W54 What's the use? Yesterday an egg, tomorrow a feather duster.
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8.W55 The words you speak are not expensive to buy, choose your words so all will feel like kings in their hearts.
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8.W56 When the water gets to your knees, run.
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8.W57 When you hoot with the owls, you've got to learn to soar with the eagles.
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8.W58 What's bred in the bone comes out in the flesh.
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8.W59 Whoever gives away his wealth will be honored, but whoever gives away his self-respect will be despised.
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8.W60 A wise man speaks from experience.
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8.W61 Where there's smoke there's fire.
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8.W62 What's sauce for the goose, is sauce for the gander.
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8.W63 What you don't know you can always learn.
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8.W64 Willful waste makes woeful want.
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8.W65 Wisdom knows what to do next.
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8.W66 We never enjoy sunshine unless we have been in the dark.
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8.W67 We learn wisdom better from failure than from success.
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8.W68 The whiter the bread, the sooner you're dead.
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8.W69 What you throw away, you'll want for someday.
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8.W70 Weight broke the wagon down.
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8.Y1 You must learn to crawl before you learn to walk. (Folder 13)

.1
8.Y2 You can't play in a pigsty without getting something on you.
.1
8.Y3 You marry whom you date.
.1
8.Y4 You never miss the water until the well runs dry.
.1
8.Y5 You can't tell the depth of the well by the handle on the pump.
.1
8.Y6 You can't win them all.
.1
8.Y7 You said it, not me.
.1
8.Y8 You can't get blood out of a turnip.
.1
8.Y9 You can't learn any (no) younger.
.1
8.Y10 You can't cross the river if you don't swim the tide.
.1
8.Y11 You grow up carrying the calf.
.1
8.Y12 You can't stop a bird from landing on your head, but you can stop it from laying an egg there.
.1
8.Y13 You can count the number of seeds in an apple, but you can't count the number of apples in a seed.
.1
8.Y14 You made your bed, now lie in it.
.1-.3
8.Y15 You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
.1-.2
8.Y16 You can catch more flies with honey than you can with vinegar.
.1
8.Y17 You're never more serious than when you are joking.
.1
8.Y18 You snooze, you lose.
.1-.2
8.Y19 You shouldnít get in the water until you know how to swim.
.1
8.Y20 You only live once.
.1
8.Y21 You canít milk a bull.
.1
8.Y22 You should treat your woman like you treat yourself.
.1
8.Y23 You have to kiss a lot of toads before you find your prince.
.1
8.Y24 Your attitude can make or break everything you do. Life can be good, bad or in between, it is all up to you.
.1
8.Y25 Your faith in the future is your most valuable asset.
.1
8.Y26 You canít make a silk purse out of a sowís ear.
.1-.2
8.Y27 Youíve got to change with the times, unless youíre big enough to change the times.
.1
8.Y28 You donít need to eat butter and meat at the same meal.
.1
8.Y29 You've got a hard row to hoe.
.1
8.Y30 Young folk ought to know that we old folk know more about being young than they know about being old.
.1
8.Y31 You can eat an elephant if you eat him in small enough bites.
.1
8.Y32 You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.
.1-.3
8.Y33 You might be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
.1
8.Y34 You can get more with a kind word and a knife than you can with just a bribe.
.1
8.Y35 You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.
.1
8.Y36 You can't kill a drunk indian.
.1
8.Y37 You are what you eat.
.1
8.Y38 You can't roll someone to the other side of the river without getting there yourself.
.1
8.Y39 You can't get blood from a rock.
.1
8.Y40 You get out of something what you put in.
.1
8.Y41 You may forget those with whom you have laughed, but never forget those with whom you have wept.
.1

8.0 Miscellaneous

8.0.1 Collection of proverbs. (Folder 14)
.1-.2
8.0.2 Pennsylvania proverbs and expressions.
.1
8.0.3 37 Proverbs from the Netherlands.
.1
8.0.4 Dieting proverbs.
.1

Box 16

9. Proverbial Comparisons

9.1 Folk Similes (comparisons using "like" or "as")

9.1.1 Like a dog in a manger (cat show). (Folder 1)
.1-.2
9.1.2 Like a bull in a china shop.
.1
9.1.3 That went over like a screen door on a submarine.
.1
9.1.4 Out like a light.
.1
9.1.5 As dead as a doornail.
.1-.2
9.1.6 As busy/jump as a cat on/ trying to [crap] on a (hot) tin roof.
.1-.2
9.1.7 She looks like she's been whipped with an ugly stick.
.1
9.1.8 As useless as. . .
.1-.9
9.1.9 Opinions are like . . .
.1
9.1.10 Funny as. . .
.1-.16
9.1.11 As clumsy as a bear cub trying to . . .
.1
9.1.12 Like the pot calling the kettle black.
.1-.3
9.1.13 Easy as. . .
.1-.2
9.1.14 As graceful as. . .
.1-.2
9.1.15 Water is to fire as absence is to love.
.1
9.1.16 Fine as frog hair.
.1-.4
9.1.17 Nervous as. . .
.1-.3
9.1.18 Life is like. . . .
.1-.7
9.1.19 Beat you like a step-child.
.1
9.1.20 We're off like the wet mother hen.
.1
9.1.21 Ugly as. . .
.1-.7
9.1.22 Shiny as a . . .
.1-.2
9.1.23 Love is like. . .
.1-.4
9.1.24 That went through ___, like a dose of salt through a widow woman.
.1
9.1.25 There's no fool like an old fool. (Folder 2)
.1
9.1.26 Your essay should be like a girl's mini-skirt, long enough to cover the subject but short enough to be interesting.
.1
9.1.27 Stuck like. . .
.1-.3
9.1.28 Cold as. . .
.1-.10
9.1.29 Came out smelling like a rose on that deal.
.1
9.1.30 Girls are like seagulls, the more you feed them, the more they crap on you.
.1
9.1.31 As excited as a long tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs.
.1
9.1.32 Getting a kiss from a girl is like getting pickles from a bottle. After the first one, the rest come easy.
.1
9.1.33 Wild as. . .
.1-.2
9.1.34 So hungry, I feel like a gutted snowbird.
.1
9.1.35 As much as a pig likes slop.
.1
9.1.36 Slow as. . .
.1-.7
9.1.37 Pretty as. . .
.1-.3
9.1.38 Go/went over like a pregnant pole-vaulter.
.1-.3
9.1.39 Like a mad God after a Lamanite.
.1
9.1.40 She makes pancakes like stove lids.
.1
9.1.41 He was as welcome as a monthly bill.
.1
9.1.42 Your teeth are like the stars, they come out at night.
.1
9.1.43 Cute as...
.1-.2
9.1.44 Rain like a cow peeing on a flat rock. (Precipitating like a bovinus domesticus urinating on a flat geological specimen.)(Folder 3)
.1-.4
9.1.45 Piss like a Russian/rushin' racehorse.
.1
9.1.46 Hot as...
.1-.2
9.1.47 Old as. . .
.1-.6
9.1.48 Worrying is like a rocking chair, it takes up time, but gets you no where.
.1
9.1.49 As raw as bloody bones on a pirate ship.
.1
9.1.50 Like a fart on a pump handle.
.1
9.1.51 Women are like tea bags, you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
.1
9.1.52 Like a fox's [butt] in pokeberry time.
.1
9.1.53 Tough as...
.1
9.1.54 As sharp as a wet cornflake.
.1-.2
9.1.55 Quick as....
.1-.2
9.1.56 As dry as a lizard's track.
.1-.2
9.1.57 Lovely as a day in May.
.1
9.1.58 Sweet as honey.
.1
9.1.59 Happiness is like a butterfly...
.1
9.1.60 As clean as a crow's nest.
.1
9.1.61 One sounds like a cow pulling its foot out of the mud.
.1
9.1.62 As a willow buds, so grows the tree.
.1
9.1.63 Slick as. . .
.1-.3
9.1.64 Grinnin' like a jackass eatin' briars.
.1-.3
9.1.65 Just like looking for a needle in a haystack.
.1-.2
9.1.66 Tastes like Indians camped in it and left their buffalo chip fire behind.
.1
9.1.67 As alike as two peas in a pod.
.1-.2
9.1.68 Giving birth is like pulling a football through a garden hose.
.1
9.1.69 Naked as a jaybird.
.1
9.1.70 Like a bat out of hell.
.1-.3
9.1.71 Hungry as a bitch wolf with a batch of pups. (Folder 4)
.1-.2
9.1.72 Happy as. . .
.1-.3
9.1.73 Like putting a funnel in your mouth and running into the wind.
.1
9.1.74 I'm as Irish as Paddy Murphy's pig.
.1
9.1.75 The mind is like a parachute, it functions only when open.
.1
9.1.76 Go/went over like. . .
.1-.4
9.1.77 As black as. . .
.1-.3
9.1.78 Looks like she was the goalie for a dart team.
.1-.2
9.1.79 Looks like she got in a spoon fight and everyone else had forks.
.1-.2
9.1.80 That went as far as kicking cheesecloth under water.
.1-.2
9.1.81 You lie like a rug.
.1-.2
9.1.82 Slick as snot on a doorknob. (See also: Speech 6.1.20c)
.1
9.1.83 Just like a horse turd, always in the road.
.1
9.1.84 As mean as. . .
.1
9.1.85 As good as. . .
.1
9.1.86 Shaking/shook like. . .
.1-.3
9.1.87 Has a voice like a file rubbing against a block of cement.
.1
9.1.88 That stands out like a turkey [crap] on a pump handle.
.1
9.1.89 Fat as butter.
.1
9.1.90 Running around like a chicken with its head cut off.
.1
9.1.91 As idle as a painted ship on a painted ocean.
.1
9.1.92 You look (like) you've been dragged through a sick cow backwards.
.1
9.1.93 Phoney as. . .
.1-.2
9.1.94 Scarce as hen's teeth.
.1-.2
9.1.95 It's like wipin' your [butt] with a hoop, there's no end.
.1
9.1.96 This road is crooked as a dogs hind leg.
.1
9.1.97 If her brain was put on a pin head it would look like a BB rolling down a six lane highway.
.1
9.1.98 You're as dumb as a train.
.1
9.1.99 Having long hair is like being a white nigger.
.1
9.1.100 Sharp as. . .
.1
9.1.101 Dizzy as a bat.
.1
9.1.102 Just like a fart in a hot skillet.
.1
9.1.103 Leading honors students is much like herding a group of cats.
.1
9.1.104 You are as handy as mittens on a bear cub.
.1
9.1.105 Busy as a one legged man in a rear-end kicking contest.
.1
9.1.106 Smells like a Hindu gym shoe.
.1
9.1.107 Like putting nylons on a hippo.
.1
9.1.108 It's like a T-shirt on a roadrunner.
.1
9.1.109 Sly as a fox.
.1
9.1.110 Like putting sugar on a horse turd to make it taste better.
.1
9.1.111 Subtle as a freight train.
.1
9.1.112 You look like you're standing around waiting to be milked.
.1
9.1.113 You'll last as long as a snowball in hell when you get to college.
.1
9.1.114 Dry as a bone.
.1
9.1.0 Miscellaneous Folk Similes (comparisons using "like" or "as") (Folder 5)
9.1.0.1 Collection of folk similes
.1-.5

9.2. Folk Metaphor

9.2.1 Hotter than. . . (Folder 6)
.1-.13
9.2.2 She could talk the pants off a billy goat.
.1-.2
9.2.3 So tight. . .
.1-.6
9.2.4 So short. . .
.1-.3
9.2.5 So cross-eyed. . .
.1
9.2.6 So unskilled. . .
.1
9.2.7 More troubles than Carter had seed oats.
.1
9.2.8 So hungry. . .
.1-.3
9.2.9 So stupid. . .
.1-.11
9.2.10 Worked harder than . . .
.1
9.2.11 Colder than. . .
.1-.30
9.2.12 So tall. . . (Folder 7)
.1-.2
9.2.13 Darker than. . .
.1-.2
9.2.14 Smarter than. . .
.1
9.2.15 It stunk so bad it would knock a turd off a gut wagon.
.1
9.2.16 Slower than. . .
.1-.12
9.2.17 Drier than. . .
.1
9.2.18 So dry in Southern Utah, there are seventeen-year-old frogs there that don't know how to swim.
.1
9.2.19 Couldn't whip [anything] with an eggbeater.
.1
9.2.20 Lower than. . .
.1-.5
9.2.2l Couldn't beat his way out of a paper bag.
.1
9.2.22 He is a few bricks shy of a load.
.1-.3
9.2.23 In the shake of a lamb's tail.
.1
9.2.24 Shot at and missed, [crapped] on and hit.
.1
9.2.25 Hell is when what you are meets with what you could have been. (Folder 8)
.1
9.2.26 Hit so hard you're going to wind up in the middle of next week.
.1
9.2.27 So ugly. . .
.1-.13
9.2.28 So scared. . .
.1
9.2.29 Gone like dog [crap] in a sticker patch.
.1
9.2.30 Meaner than. . .
.1-.2
9.2.3l Not strong enough to pull yer hat off.
.1
9.2.32 Happier than. . .
.1
9.2.33 He's so black he's blurple.
.1
9.2.34 Snow is the peanut butter of nature, it's crunchy, kids love it, it also sticks to the roof of your house.
.1
9.2.35 Better than. . .
.1-.2
9.2.36 So small. . .
.1-.2
9.2.37 Quicker than. . .
.1
9.2.38 Had dysentery so bad that he could. . .
.1
9.2.39 Drunker than . . .
.1-.3
9.2.40 Higher than. . .
.1
9.2.41 Not worth a tinker's curse/dam.
.1-.2
9.2.42 So surprised he. . .
.1
9.2.43 Stronger than. . .
.1
9.2.44 Dumber than. . .
.1-.3
9.2.45 So cold. . .
.1-.3
9.2.46 Yo momma. . . (Folder 9)
.1-.2
9.2.47 Cold enough to freeze the balls off a pool table.
.1-.2
9.2.48 Uglier than a mud fence in a rainstorm.
.1-.3
9.2.49 She doesn't have both oars in the water.
.1
9.2.50 He has a screw loose.
.1
9.2.51 She has cobwebs in the attic.
.1
9.2.52 You look like the south end of a northbound duck.
.1
9.2.53 When he blew his nose, he blew so hard his brains came out too.
.1
9.2.54 So mad. . .
.1
9.2.55 [Going to the bathroom] in tall cotton and wiping your [butt] on the leaves.
.1
9.2.56 Tighter than. . .
.1-.2
9.2.57 Busier than. . .
.1
9.2.58 Laughing until the cows come home.
.1
9.2.59 Blacker than. . .
.1-.4
9.2.60 So slow. . .
.1-.2
9.2.61 So bad. . .
.1
9.2.62 Slicker than. . .
.1-.3
9.2.63 Funnier than. . .
.1
9.2.64 So poor. . .
.1-.4
9.2.65 Uglier than. . .
.1-.3
9.2.66 Strong enough. . .
.1
9.2.67 So mean he could eat the legs off a rat.
.1
9.2.68 Madder than. . .
.1-.2
9.2.69 He has the wit of a dead dog.
.1
9.2.70 That thing couldn't spin its wheels going up a hill in a snow storm.
.1
9.2.71 Fish, cut bait or go ashore.
.1
9.2.72 It's so dry in Arizona that when the dew was sent to be analyzed it registered 30% moisture.
.1
9.2.73 Nuttier than a fruitcake.
.1-.2
9.2.74 Knee high to a grasshopper.
.1
9.2.75 His bark's worse than his bite.
.1
9.2.76 Not worth a pinch of [crap].
.1
9.2.77 It's older than Mathuslum.
.1
9.2.78 You are so tough your spit even bounces.
.1

9.0. Miscellaneous

9.0.1 Preach hellfire and damnation. (Folder 10)
.1
9.0.2 Heíll stay around until the last dog is hung.
.1
9.0.3 Straight from the horse's mouth.
.1
9.0.4 Hold your horses.
.1-.2

Box 17

10. Euphemisms

10.1 For Zipping up a Zipper

10.1.1 What's the fastest speed in Texas? (Folder 1)
.1
10.1.2 You've got an egg on your chin.
.1
10.1.3 Shut your barn door/Your cows are getting out.
.1-.2
10.1.4 XYZ.
.1-.3

10.2 For an Undergarment that is Showing

10.2.1 It's snowing down South. (Folder 2)
.1-.5
10.2.2 Your religion is showing.
.1
10.2.3 Why donít you have a party in your brassiere and invite your slip up.
.1
10.2.4 Lace curtains for your sitting room.
.1

10.3 For Death

10.3.1 Bought the farm. (Folder 3)
.1
10.3.2 Chewing the grass.
.1

10.4 For Menstruation

10.4.1. Falling off the roof. (Folder 4)
.1-.2
10.4.2. The curse.
.1-.2
10.4.3. Martha/Aunt Martha.
.1

10.5. For Urinating, Defecating or Flatulence

10.5.1 Going to check the traps. (Folder 5)
.1
10.5.2 Visiting . . . (Mrs. Murphy, Grandma Jones).
.1-.2
10.5.3 Going to see a man about a horse.
.1-.5
10.5.4 Talking to John.
.1
10.5.5 Go shake the dew off a lily.
.1
10.5.6 Have to go powder my face.
.1
10.5.7 I need to take a squirt.
.1
10.5.8 I need to water my horse.
.1
10.5.9 I have to take a leak.
.1
10.5.10 I have to take a whiz.
.1
10.5.11 I have to drain the main vein.
.1
10.5.12 I have to relieve myself.
.1
10.5.13 I need to tinkle.
.1
10.5.14 I need to go potty.
.1
10.5.15 I need to take a drip.
.1
10.5.16 I need to exude my bladder.
.1
10.5.17 My molars are floating.
.1
10.5.18 Letting / squash a frog (flatulence).
.1-.2
10.5.19 Cut the cheese (flatulence).
.1
10.5.20 Letting a stinker (flatulence).
.1

10.6. For Places

10.6.1 Up north. (Folder 6)
.1
10.6.2 Out below (Rexburg and Idaho Falls, ID).
.1-.3
10.6.3 Lower 48 (Continental U.S.).
.1
10.6.4 Up country / down country (Jackson / Big Piney, WY).
.1
10.6.5 Mainland (49 U.S. States and Canada).
.1
10.6.6 The World (Unites States, used by Vietnam servicemen).
.1
10.6.7 Welcome to Utah: Land of the Funny Underwear.
.1
10.6.8 Moab (Utah) is liken to the hole in a doughnut.
.1
10.6.9 Happy Valley (Cache Valley, UT).
.1

10.7 For Marriage, Sex, Pregnancy

10.7.1 She has one in the oven (pregnancy). (Folder 7)
.1
10.7.2 Bit the dust (for getting married).
.1
10.7.3 Shooting the sliver bullet (for losing virginity).
.1
10.7.4 Seventeen will get you twenty (rape).
.1

10.8 For Swearing and Cursing

10.8.1 Goodness gracious Agnes George! (Folder 8)
.1
10.8.2 Heavens to Betsy Ross, sewing on a flag Christmas Eve in the morning.
.1
10.8.3 Blast it!
.1
10.8.4 I swan!
.1-.2
10.8.5 Godfrey Ashler.
.1
10.8.6 My clavicle! Oh earth!
.1
10.8.7 Flip.
.1
10.8.8 Rats.
.1-.2

10.9 For Body Parts

10.9.1 Bonos (breasts). (Folder 9)
.1
10.9.2 Booze-moose (breasts).
.1

10.0 Miscellaneous

10.0.1 Went by way of Montpelier (when someone does things the hard way). (Folder 10)
.1
10.0.2 Rail road track (for a run in nylons).
.1
10.0.3 ZCMI- Zions Collection of Mormon Idiots.
.1
10.0.4 Iíve got forty Ďleven things to do (when someone has a lot to do).
.1
10.0.5 To gork (for vomiting).
.1

11. Language

11.1 Artificial Languages

11.1.1 Pig Latin (Folder 11)
.1-.2
11.1.2 Hobble-obble
11.1.0 Miscellaneous
11.1.0.1 Foresterís Talk.
.1
11.1.0.2 Names and Handles.
.1
11.1.0.3 Lilly Language.
.1
11.1.0.4 Op.
.1

11.2. Accents

11.2.1 Foreign Accents
11.2.1.1 "Vell, ifn' you vant to vight...." (Folder 12)
.1
11.2.1.2 ďMine-a-brother.Ē
.1
11.2.1.3 ďIím hunt der hare.Ē
.1
11.2.1.4 Me Ďorse is crook.
.1
11.2.1.5 The Puzzled Dutchman.
.1
11.2.1.6 Sink.
.1
11.2.1.7 Something.
.1
11.2.1.8 Itís teem tae gang waí.
.1
11.2.2 Utah accents (Folder 13)
11.2.2.1 Ranch words.
.1
11.2.2.2 You tear (Utah).
.1
11.2.2.3 Uh-tah (Utah).
.1
11.2.2.4 Wallsville (Wellsville, Utah).
.1
11.2.2.5 Lilac.
.1
11.2.0 Miscellaneous
11.2.0.1 The Watermellion. (Folder 14)
.1
11.2.0.2 Crick/Creek.
.1
11.2.0.3 Sho-nuf (sure enough).
.1

11.3 Dialects

11.3.1 Syntactical variations
11.3.1.1 Iíve seen him yet already. (Folder 15)
.1
11.3.1.2 Iíve known her long already.
.1
11.3.1.3 You look good in the face.
.1
11.3.1.4 Throw papa down the stairs his hat.
.1
11.3.1.5 Letís walk the street down.
.1
11.3.1.6 Rubenís tooth ouches him.
.1
11.3.1.7 Outen the light.
.1
11.3.1.8 My hair needs cut/My car needs washed.
.1
11.3.1.9 Summers I leave my sweater summers else.
.1

12. Wellerisms

12.1 "I see," said the blind man. (Folder 16)
.1-.12
12.2 ďA little goes a long way,Ē said the little old lady as she peed into the ocean.
.1
12.3 ďEveryone to their own taste,Ē said the old woman as she kissed the cow.
.1-.2
12.4 ďAha,Ē she cried, as she shook her wooden leg.
.1-.2
12.5 "Look before you leap," said the man before he fell in the hole.
.1

13. Spoonerisms

13.1 Mrs. Playbody will now pea for us. (Folder 17)
.1
13.2 Mardon me Padam.
.1
13.3 Take me drunk, Iím home!
.1

0. Miscellaneous, Folk Say

0.1 O God, if there is a God, bless my soul if I have a soul. (Folder 18)
.1
0.2 Donít you know them potatoes got eyes?
.1
0.3 Automotive Acronyms
.1



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