Do You Use Any Old Fashioned Slang Or Phrases?

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  1. Al Amoling

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    good golly mis Molly
     
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    Well I never
     
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    Heavens to Murgatroyd!

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    Dilly-Dally

    (to waste time, especially by being slow, or by not being able to make a decision)
     
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    Love it !
    'My old man - said follow the van, and don't dilly dally on the way' :p

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    There was also a marionette character on the Howdy Doody TV Show named Dilly Dally. :)

    dilly dally marionette.jpg
     
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    I might change me name to Miss Dilly Dally :cool:
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    Catty-Corner (diagonally opposite)

    Or...it could mean this :p

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    GREAT picture !
     
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    Highfalutin.. adj.. pretentious; making claim to, or creating an appearance of, importance or distinction



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    Love that word, used in a song that's now in me head - 'Cowboy Joe' :p
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    Ragtime Cowboy Joe - Slim and Byron Whitman (featuring Will Rogers in the video)

     
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