Date: Wed, 31 Jan 1996 11:23:35 -0800 From: SETH SKLAREY Subject: Re: expressions I had a friend who used to say: "I don't chew my cud twice." He was a city boy who had moved to rural south Florida. Seth Sklarey crissiet[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] >>>"If ice freezes on high water, the water will come back and get it." >>> >>>"Go back and lick your calf over again." >> >>This reminds me of my grandmother-in-law who, after visiting my husband and >>me for the first time, said of me in a later discussion, that I'd "been >>around and wore shoes." This was said as a compliment and I defined it as >>referring to someone who had more experience or sophistication. I've never >>heard it before or since. Comments? >> >>Rima > >"Been around and wore shoes" reminds me of an expression I read about from >alleged Arkansas dialect (re Bill Clinton): "He's been to Memphis." > >Miriam Meyers >Metropolitan State University >mmeyers[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] > >