American Lingo

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by OffSpring, Oct 30, 2007.

  1. OffSpring

    OffSpring Out Of The Brooder

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    Although you speak english, you actually have a lot of your own words...

    And I love the accents all over the USA!

    But one word I can't work out is "Muzzletuff". I hear it quite a lot on american TV programmes. As far as I can work it out (by context in conversations) it is almost seems to mean "well done", "congratulations" or "good luck" etc.

    Am I close? lol

    What does it mean?
     
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  2. jessupfamily

    jessupfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mazeltov is Hebrew in root, but used through means of Yiddish. It means congratulations!
    Amy J.
     
  3. OffSpring

    OffSpring Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for that! I've been wondering what it means for ages... feeling really stupid! lol

    But it's nice to know I wasn't far out...
     
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  4. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are a few Texan sayings.
    *fixin to= going to start doing something
    *y'all= you all
    *howdy=hi
    [​IMG]
     
  5. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:that is southern slang, next we'll start with redneck slang and she will be completely lost
     
  6. jenichick

    jenichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeppers, get er done!!!
     
  7. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    I gots ta find mah tar arn, mah car is tore up down the road apiece...also spoken as...I need to find my tire iron because I have a flat tire and I'm parked just down the road.

    I'm a transplant from South Jersey, been in TN for 20 years now and it took me awhile to figure out what the locals/natives were talking about sometimes. They had alot of fun at my expense and I loved every minute of it. [​IMG]

    Dawn
     
  8. paganfish

    paganfish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 15, 2007
    Fleming, Colorado
    OK When people are way drunk why do some say "he/she is 6 sheets to the wind" or some such? What does that mean? I was reading a book and that was on there...I've always wondered.

    Also, when I lived in NM...a lot of people would say eeee-NO! Instead of just NO. (Mostly the Hispanic community). It was like they were falling of a cliff or something...

    Eeeeeee-NO! Odd, huh? Hey, NM people here...can you explain that too?

    ~c:->
     
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  9. FutureChickenMan

    FutureChickenMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Here's an arkie word for you.

    J'eet? = Did you eat?

    Up here in the Pacific North West where I live it's not "Soda Pop" or "Soda" it's "Pop". And anything with wheels (car, truck, semi, tractor) is a "Rig".
     
  10. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Howsyamomnem = Hows your Mom (Mum) and them (your family)

    A southern U.S inquiry about your family's wellbeing.
     

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