Subject: Expressions


Humorous colloquialisms, idioms and expressions containing exaggeration, hyperbole & regional slang from around the country, though particularly from rural America.

Well tie me to an anthill and fill my ears with jam!

She looked at me like a cow looking at a new gate.

So skinny she’d have to stand up twice to make a shadow.

She was so tall if she fell down she would be halfway home.

He couldn’t pour piss out of a boot if the instructions were written on the heel.

Doesn't take too many of those to make a dozen.

Jesus loves him, but he is the only one.

She makes pancakes so thin they’ve got just one side to them.

Amber days

He was lookin' at me like a country mule lookin at a freight train.

I’d have to get better just to die.

Can't find his ass with two hands and a flashlight

She’s so big, it takes two men and a boy just to look at her.

He’s so mean, he’d bite himself.

Does a fat boy like cake.

He’s so crooked that when he dies, they’re going to have to screw him into the ground.

Slicker than a greased eel.

He’d fight an anvil.

If things get any better, I may have to hire someone to help me enjoy it.

He’s so ugly his mother had to borrow a baby to take to church.

I feel like death eatin’ a soda cracker.