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Lautremont Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-08-05 05:35 PM
Response to Reply #34
38. We say "doing an onion" or
"doing an onion-baller" for a U-turn; also "hang a uey."
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  -Regional sayings..do you know what they mean? Behind the Aegis  Mar-08-05 02:08 AM   #0 
  - The sun is shining  WiltedFlowerChild   Mar-08-05 02:25 AM   #1 
  - That's right!  Behind the Aegis   Mar-08-05 02:28 AM   #2 
     - Can't think of any more at the moment  WiltedFlowerChild   Mar-08-05 02:38 AM   #3 
        - OK, got one  WiltedFlowerChild   Mar-08-05 02:54 AM   #4 
           - I have no idea!  Behind the Aegis   Mar-08-05 03:23 AM   #8 
           - Does that one mean  mykpart   Mar-08-05 03:24 AM   #9 
           - You got it  WiltedFlowerChild   Mar-08-05 03:40 AM   #12 
           - Had to google it. I've never heard that one.  94114_San_Francisco   Mar-08-05 03:32 AM   #11 
  - "Rode hard and put away wet"  KitchenWitch   Mar-08-05 02:58 AM   #5 
  - My grandmother uses this one  Not_Giving_Up   Mar-08-05 07:02 AM   #21 
  - One I heard from an old Irish priest.  mykpart   Mar-08-05 03:17 AM   #6 
  - I think it means...  Lilyhoney   Mar-08-05 11:11 PM   #39 
  - The "Good Scissors"  JohnnyRingo   Mar-08-05 03:22 AM   #7 
  - Hey, I have good scissors!  KitchenWitch   Mar-08-05 03:43 AM   #13 
     - Do you let anyone use them?  JohnnyRingo   Mar-08-05 03:50 AM   #14 
        - My good scissors are hidden in my sewing box  KitchenWitch   Mar-08-05 04:32 AM   #15 
  - Like buyin' a pig in poke!  94114_San_Francisco   Mar-08-05 03:26 AM   #10 
  - "It;'s wicked good." and others...  caledesi   Mar-08-05 04:34 AM   #16 
  - wicked = very  sniffa   Mar-08-05 06:44 AM   #18 
  - You forgot "Tonic,"  Redstone   Mar-08-05 04:55 PM   #25 
  - We have grinders here in CT too.  calico1   Mar-08-05 05:08 PM   #27 
  - "Bang" a Uey: Make a U-Turn  Kathy in Cambridge   Mar-08-05 05:16 PM   #31 
     - We say "hang a uey".  MissMarple   Mar-08-05 05:26 PM   #34 
        - We say "doing an onion" or  Lautremont   Mar-08-05 05:35 PM   #38 
  - "As useless as tits on a boar hog."  dbt   Mar-08-05 06:42 AM   #17 
  - Useless as hen shit on a pump handle.  evlbstrd   Mar-08-05 04:40 PM   #24 
  - "Useless as nuts on a priest."  bushwentawol   Mar-08-05 05:09 PM   #29 
  - My fiance says "as useless as  calico1   Mar-08-05 05:09 PM   #28 
  - the word "bohunkus"  datasuspect   Mar-08-05 06:55 AM   #19 
  - "do what?"  datasuspect   Mar-08-05 06:58 AM   #20 
  - Now that's a funny one! Never heard it. nt  caledesi   Mar-08-05 04:23 PM   #22 
  - He's more than " a quarter bubble off".  MissMarple   Mar-08-05 04:33 PM   #23 
  - Whatever flips your skirt up. Don't get your panties in a bunch.  MissMarple   Mar-08-05 05:03 PM   #26 
     - Or your knickers in a twist.  trof   Mar-08-05 05:12 PM   #30 
  - What I get teased for:  Left Is Write   Mar-08-05 05:18 PM   #32 
  - "and that.." A Chicagoism  trof   Mar-08-05 05:20 PM   #33 
  - Also in St. Louis. ..and that, ...and like that.  MissMarple   Mar-08-05 05:30 PM   #35 
  - "and all . . . " if you're in Michigan  knitter4democracy   Mar-08-05 05:33 PM   #37 
  - "2 bales short of a wagonload"  Cuban_Liberal   Mar-08-05 05:31 PM   #36 
  - Fixin'  RoyGBiv   Mar-08-05 11:16 PM   #40 
 

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