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Old 03-09-2014, 06:10 PM   #1
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What You Call Things


Some guys were talking in the what i hate thread about chocolate bars or candy bars and it got me thinking about the way we all speak and what we call different things.
Is it a....

Shopping cart, a shopping buggy or just a cart or a buggy?
We call them carts.

Soda, pop, soda pop?
We just call them cokes no matter what they are.

Pick up or a truck?
Truck.

TV, television telly?
TV.

Whats some more yall have?
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Old 03-09-2014, 06:12 PM   #2
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Saltchuck - Ocean

Pigs Foot - Nail puller

Devil bar - glazing bar

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Britches or blue jeans-pants.
Short pants-shorts.
Over yonder-over there.
Crick-stream.
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It's pop
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It's soda
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Yonder down here is "a good distance away"

Its coke

Sled is a boat

Deep drop is far offshore fishing

Coon eyes someone who works outside all the time

Carpenter means someone owns a hammer AND a tape
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A sled is a snowmobile
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Sled is a pick up
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1. Chocolate bar

2. Shopping cart

3. Pop

4. Truck

5. TV

6. Ocean

7. Cat's paw

8. Jeans

9. Shorts (short pants )

10. Over there

11. Creek

12. Sled = snowmobile
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Sled is a boat
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A sled is a snowmobile
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Sled is a pick up

...and around here a sled is both a snowmobile, and a toboggan.
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A sled is a snowmobile
Or any sedan from the 60's / 70's
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1. Candy bar 2. Shopping cart/ basket 3. Soda 4. Truck 5. TV 6. Ocean 7. Cat's paw 8. Jeans 9. Shorts 10. Deep sea 11. Creek 12. Sled = snowmobile

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Or any sedan from the 60's / 70's
That's a boat
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That's a boat
Fair enough.... also known as a lead sled
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[QUOTE="A&E Exteriors"] Fair enough.... also known as a lead sled[/QUOTE

Never heard lead sled before
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We have cellars in Maine, not basements.

And front door yards.

My wife and I noticed when we moved out to Seattle, somewhere about Montana, hamburg pizza turned into ground beef pizza.
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Fair enough.... also known as a lead sled
Lead sled is what you zero the deer riffle in with .....
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Isn't a lead sled what tractors pull in a tractor pull?
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That's a boat
Land yacht.
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Lead sled is a custom car (large) that has been chopped shaved and lowered
Chuck is the ocean.
Motor home is a land yacht.
pop, cart, creek or crick.
Bungalows vs Rancher .
Pickeral vs Walleye.
Pike or Jack fish.

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