a mess of - unit of mass
dern near - almost
et - as in "I et to much attha barberque, Myrtle"
Plumb - totally
goshdawg - exclaimation
dawg - four legged animal found under the porch
dawggonnit - exclamation of frustration
high tail it - go at a rapid speed
hit the road - leave
hollard - yelled
didjya ever - have you ever
Wanna - want to.
Smackdab inda middlof - directly in the middle
Shootfire - of course
auda do - should do
aughten to - ought not to
a spell - come on over a visit a spell (a while)
dadgumit - curse word of exasperation
a fur piece - measure of distance
Where 'bouts you from? - What is your hometown
Howdja git here? - reason for ones relocation
Mosey on down--walking in that direction.
gotta skeedaddle lickety split--have to leave "right soon."
A hoot and a holler - close
Zackly - precisely. "I don't know zackly where in Texas darlin' Rhonda hails from."
Zat-is that? "Zat yo dawg? He's the spittin' image of you!"
Yo-possessive of you. "What's yo name, sweetheart."
Continya-continue. "Let's continya "speakin' suthun." This shore is fun!
Gimme-give me. "Gimme smore biscuits smothered in gravy."
Ail-sick or ill. "Gimme smore ale so I can cure what's ailing me."
Bad off-in real bad shape. "Jim Bob's in the hospital and boy is real bad off! He didn't even recognize his dawg!!!"
Beholden--indebted to. "I'm right beholden to ya for loaning me that thar huntin' dawg."
Cheer--furniture used for setting. "Pull yourself up that thar cheer and setchursef down for a spell."
Shore 'nuff--sure enough.
Drank--a drink. "Wanna drank somethin'?"
Get by with--to get away with. "Bobbie Sue will never let you get by with that farfetched story."
Figger--figure. "Peggy Sue's got a great figger!!!!"
Jest--just. "Jest married."
Skeeters and chiggers-damn bugs that annoy the "hale" out of a person.
Nuf - Nuf said (enough)
Earl - Hair Earl, Motor Earl (oil), Radio Earl (aerial).
Eyetalian - my daughter is marrin' that Eyetalian (Italian) fellow.
Didji - Didji know or didji hear (did you)
Pony-ac - I'm going to buy me a brand new Pony-ac (Pontiac).
Yeller - I going to buy me a brand new yeller (yellow) pony-ac.
Auta (should)-"I auta go to work but ahm tared."
Barn (born)-"I was barn in Texas."
Ded (not alive)-"He ded."
Suppah (supper)--Suppah comes after dinnah.
Catchup--Pass the catchup so I can catch up with ya.
Ain'tcha (aren't you)--Ain'tcha goin' to ask me to dance?
fixin': A'm fixin to quit this silly stuff
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