Subject: Expressions


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

They live so deep in the woods they kept possums as yard dogs.

He is confused as a baby raccoon!

Stompin’ grounds

She's tall enough to go duck huntin' with a rake.

I’d sooner be in hell with my back broke.

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

I'm so hungry I could eat a horse and chase the rider.

She could eat an apple through a picket fence.

That room was so small you couldn’t cuss a cat without gettting fur in your mouth!

I’ll be on him like a wild dog on a ham.

Tougher than a boiled owl.

You are so lazy if you had a third hand, you’d need a third pocket to put it in.

She’s so fat it takes two dogs to bark at her.

He’s so skinny, his pants had only one back pocket.

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

Raising kids is like being pecked to death by a chicken.

He ain’t got enough sense to poor piss out of a boot.

Even a spotted pig looks black at night.

Couldn’t find his rear with his hands in his back pockets

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

He sure has hay on his horns today.

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