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What "oft-repeated "sayings or phrases do you remember from your parents or grandparents?


Do these sayings occasionally or frequently spring to mind? Do you hear their in their voices in your memory? If so, what effect does it have?

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Tim Mitchell (tsmog) says

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    Rochelle Frank 10 months ago

    I think the closest to a curse I ever heard from my mom was "hell's bells" when a ground squirrel bit her on the finger.


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Sherry Hewins says

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    Diana Grant (Gloriousconfusion) 10 months ago

    My Grandmother would say "what can you expect from a donkey but a kick?" and my mother's favourite expression was "if you haven't got it in the head, you've got to have it in the feet".....meaning don't leave the room empty-handed......and I never do

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Elayne (elayne001) says

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    Rochelle Frank 10 months ago

    Come to think of it, I think my grandmother said that, too.

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