Date: Sat, 16 Sep 1995 15:28:41 -0500 From: Daniel S Goodman Subject: Re: ?Pea Turkey Squat (fwd) ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Sat, 16 Sep 1995 11:00:59 -0700 (PDT) From: Marian Drabkin To: "Curtis R. Rogers" Cc: stumpers-l[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]CRF.CUIS.EDU, CURTIS[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Subject: Re: ?Pea Turkey Squat It's probably related to the term "diddly squat" for the same meaning. I'd hazard a guess (don't flame me for guessing, please!) that "squat" here is only a euphemism for excrement, as in "aw, he don't know s__t!" -- Marian On Thu, 14 Sep 1995, Curtis R. Rogers wrote: > > Patron is asking for the origin of what we believe to > be a southern colloquialism - but cannot locate. > to be used in the phrase: > You don't know 'pea turkey squat' about that! > meaning you don't know anything about that... > Thanks in advance! > Curtis Rogers > SC State Library >