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zonkers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-11-07 12:21 PM
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Is the word "shirty" a Wymoming thing? As in don't get shirty with me. I met
someone who used it and I thought it was funny. Never heard it before. How do you guys speak? Any other funny expressions?

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fishwax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-23-07 04:37 AM
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1. hmm ... i don't ever remember hearing that
:)
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TransitJohn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-25-08 01:47 PM
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2. " 'Member?"
As in, " 'Member when we was gone fishin'?"
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zonkers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 12:00 AM
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3. My friend from minnesota says it! We figured out it came from
guys rolling up their sleeves to fight.
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DavidDvorkin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 07:45 PM
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4. It's British
I've seen it in older British fiction, but I've never heard an American use it.

Here's a definition: http://www.bartleby.com/61/12/S0351200.html
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RichardRay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-12-08 09:17 PM
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5. Archaic usage, but they we're sort of behind the times out here
in Wyoming...
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