To press the wrinkles out of fabric. Used in the mountain area of Eastern Tennessee.
I need to get back in the house arn the clothes.
A want or desire that just won't let you go.
He had a hankering to learn to fly.
She was not such a snit, she didn't even say hello.
A dance style that was developed around the 1920's to the 1930's that was designed for jazz music and is akin to swing dance.
We danced the Lindy Hop all night at the jazz club.
An exclamation or expression representing shock, amazement, or downright awesome.
A person's legs, usually an attractive woman's.
Oi, would you take a gander at that doll's gams.
A term for an person you do not care for. Someone who acts in an undesirable manner.
That jack-wagon just cut me off!
pick your brain
To run something past someone in hopes they have a solution to your problem.
Let's meet over dinner tonight so I can pick your brain on a new business idea.
An accessory which hold your money. A wallet.
Let me check my billfold for my money and license.
The compartment in your car in which you typically put your registration - similar to the "glove compartment."
I keep my insurance in my jockey box.
To waste time or procrastinate.
Typically the children lollygag when its time to leave for the dentist office.
The need or action to use the restroom with the intent of urinating; to pee.
Would you please excuse me for a moment to make water.
To refer to something as grand, superb, or otherwise awesome.
I'd say my day has been just golden.
lock the barn door after the horse is gone
To fix something, or be more careful, after what you are trying to avaiod has already happened.
Bob: "After all the theft from the boys' locker room at the public school they finally decided to install padlocks."
Greg: "Kind of locking the barn door after the horse is gone isn't it?"