Go Isles. Not just because it helps my team. Some of you who have been around a while likely have seen me say before, I have always liked Isle fans, and always have had great discussions with some from this board. I hope that you will take this the right way, but it is hard to believe you all are from New York given how different talking to you all is compared to talking to quite a few who root for that other team.
I guess it depends on what tense he was talking about. A smarted would be the correct tense if he was talking about that hurt.
You might be right, I've just never heard the phrase uttered that way before and if Butch taught me something today, I'm going to go outside and start looking for fire and brimstone as clearly the end of days are near.