Well I thought I'd start my first blog with discussing my Southern Talk. My wife, she comments on it often. She's not a Yankee or nothing like that but she did graduate from a high falootin high school. You know, from one of those communities that now has a Interstate off ramp and a Target, so now they're just a little bit better than everyone one else. I guess I'll do this in dictionary form...
a-adverb and some times an adjective (ah) The weather was nice and sunny until it come up a cloud. It then started a raining like cats and dogs.
afeared-verb; (ah feered) afraid: I'm afeared dates to the 1300s was reintroduced to my of haints.
This ancient jewel which vocabulary at a very young age by the movie Sergeant York. I'm afeared its here to stay.
braw or bra- noun; (braw) She don't like it at all when I put her braws in with my britches.
by gods- slang adverb for mad: She was a madder than 300 by gods.
coke- noun; (coke) A coke is any drink that fizzes that's not beer. A cocola is any brown drink that fizzes: I'll have a Pepsi coke.
We don't fool with soda water but if we did... Honey, spray some of that coke water in my whiskey.
dagum- slang for damn:(dagg gumm ): That dagum dog needs to shut ta hell up.
directly- adverb; ( dir ec lee) about too: I'll be there directly.
Fixon or fixing adverb; (FIX ing) about to: I'm a fixing to whoop your ass.
godOmightydamn -my great papaw Trammel's favorite word
Haint- noun; (haynt) a ghost: I seen a haint awatchin us last night behind the house.
hellfire- slang: used in place of you don't say commonly followed by damnation: " They stole my truck!" "Well hellfire." " It had your shotgun in it" "Hellfire and damnation."
Iffin adverb; in place of if: Iffin you're gonna do it you better do it now.
Ink Pen- noun; (EEnk Pin) writing pen which is different than a stick pin: I write sloppy with an ink pen.
liable- adverb; (lie bul) in place of likely: She is liable to dot it at any time.
light bub- a light bulb
nary- adjective; (nare-EE) in place of not Nary a one knew the difference.
nought- adjective or noun; (nawt) in place of not or nothing old English: Jethrow wanted to be a double nought spy but it was for nought.
ought- adverb; (awt) in place of about too or should: She ought to behave.
reckon- verb; (Rek un) I reckon I'll go out side. "The weather man said it's going to rain." " Reckon?'
School - noun; (skoo) My kids go to school.
Show nuff- corruption of sure enough sometimes followed by is. " They say the weather is going to improve." Show nuff?" " It's still real hot out here." " Show nuff is."
Swanee- swear; Well I swanee.
Wasp- noun; (wawsp) a flying and stinging insect: I was stung by a wasp.
Idy- noun; (ID) idea: Where's the cat? I don't have any Idy.
Declair- verb; (dee clair) announce with emotion: Well, I declair!
more will be acomin'...