farm phrases game

Discussion in 'Games, Jokes, and Fun!' started by mom'sfolly, Nov 11, 2008.

  1. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

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    I was thinking about all the chicken phrases that are in our language (she flew the coop) and that made me think about farm phrases. Awhile ago we listed all the chicken ones, so I thought it would be fun to try general agricultural/farm phrases. Farming is so much a part of our roots that there are plenty. So....I'll start it off with a couple, each person add one...

    A tough row to hoe.....meaning a hard job.
    s/he is in high cotton
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Make hay while the sun shines.
     
  3. Ivagrovegirl

    Ivagrovegirl Out Of The Brooder

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    blind as a one eyed mule in a root cellar
    I just found this phrase in a book I own called " Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase origins"
    When I read this I burst out laughing. It makes me laugh everytime I think of it.
    LOL,
    Emily
     
  4. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    Living high on the hog

    Useless as tits on a boar hog

    Rode hard and put up wet

    Why buy the cow if you can get the milk for free

    Can't hit the broad side of a barn

    He bought the farm
     
  5. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

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    don't know him from Adam's off ox.

    I love this one, I don't know why. My dad used to use it.
     
  6. skand

    skand Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2008
    Odessa, Tx
    Not sure if it fits, but my gramma had a farm and she always told us when we were goofing off, that she was going to slap us nekkid, hide our clothes and tell God she found us that way.
     
  7. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Bull headed = stubborn
     
  8. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    I was just on the phone with the local feed store, the gal said I needed to talk to the manager, but he was busy, and to try to get a hold of him would be like trying to catch a rat in a round barn...
     
  9. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Like white on rice

    More scared than a 3-legged cat at a dog farm

    My fave: Well slap my pig and call me porkie!
     
  10. Hobbley_Farm

    Hobbley_Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nervous as a long tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs
     

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