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02-12-2014, 09:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Beef Invictus View Post
Rocking horse poop. I'm making mental notes to use that at some point.

A favorite of mine is "playing solitaire with my pearl handled deck" in reference to Russian Roulette. So, "If the Flyers trade Couturier and Schenn for Big Buff, I'll spend the night playing solitaire with my pearl handled deck."
That is a pretty good one!

I hardly use any colloquialisms or localised idioms any more... (as I got out of the habit when I left school and moved into the civilised world where no-one understood them!) but there are some pretty good ones that are quite local to me:

'Not enough room to swing a cat' = a small room/car/house

'Were you born in a barn?' = close the door

'Went arse over ****.' = fell over

'Fur coat and no knickers.' = they have/are nothing, but they think have/are

'You're as much use as a one legged man at an arse-kicking contest.' = Self explanatory.

'I've seen better legs on a table'. = She is not great looking.

'You make a better door than a window.' = Move, you're blocking my view.

'I bet you could eat an apple through a barbed wire fence.' = Wow they are big teeth.


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