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Things Your Dad Used to Say

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by No_Regerts, Sep 7, 2015.

  1. No_Regerts

    No_Regerts United States Well-Known Member

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    Any of you have a dad who used lots of sayings? My dad used to say "tighter than Dick's hatband" whenever he couldnt get a jar open or a nut was rusted and was giving him a hard time.

    As I lay here in my mid 30s, I just now get it and I cant stop laughing. Its right up there with Duluth Trading Post Ballroom Jeans.

    :s0060:
     
  2. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    My dad didn't say much, mainly because he wasn't around. Once he retired and moved back to the states, first thing he would say to my brother and I is "leave your phones in the car!"
    This was in the early 2000s prior to to smart phones and NSA leaks.

    Now seems smart, of course he retired from the cia so it all makes sense now.
     
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  3. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Carlin's 7 words plus a few more! Somehow when George said them it was funnier.
     
  4. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Put em down hard and fast and they won't bother with ya again.
     
  5. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Oh yeah and "Sliperier than sour owl sheite"
     
  6. No_Regerts

    No_Regerts United States Well-Known Member

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    "Couldnt pull a greased string out of a cat's azz"
     
  7. BrentN

    BrentN Kelso Active Member

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    "If it's not working, you're using the wrong cuss words."
     
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  8. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I can't even repeat it on this site! The old man was a master at cussing and did o lot of it!!!:eek::cool::confused:

    Oddly, he was the very picture of a charming gentleman when a lady was present!:cool:

    PS: One came back! Whenever he saw my buddy from across the street riding his cafe racer he would say, "That damed fool looks like a monkey bubbleguming a football!"
     
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  9. forefathersrback

    forefathersrback Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Oh, yes the old mans words. My Pops & Mums were married for 49 yrs. Before the old man bought the farm. I'm guessing about 30 yrs into their marriage, when you would congratulate him on their wedding anniversary, his reply would be " Hell, you only get 10 yrs for murder" ahh, he loved mums.
     
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  10. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    LOL Yeah that too.
    The wife and I just did a 51 year sentence :D
     
  11. albin25

    albin25 Lewiston Idaho Well-Known Member

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    "If you're looking for sympathy, l gave you some a couple years ago....use that.

    and

    "That excuse may work for me...but your Mom's only gonna be fooled by the truth."
     
  12. forefathersrback

    forefathersrback Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Taku, My compliments to the both of you. But, I have a sneakin' suspicion she "DOES" have "The Patients of Jobe!":D
     
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    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Yes she truly does. :)
     
  14. misterarman

    misterarman Vancouver,Wa. USA Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    Don't do as I do, do as I say.
     
  15. orygun

    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    "Because I said so". Seems more parents should say things like this these days.
     
  16. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    "Is perfect good enough?".
    And the deadpan "God'll get 'im".. which was funny since he was far from religious.
    Oh, and how can I forget the ol' "Quit FF around".
     
  17. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    "I'll give you something to cry about" Usually just before another swat on the backside.
     
  18. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    "Promise less, deliver more"
     
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  19. scrandall01215

    scrandall01215 Washougal,WA Well-Known Member

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    There's no see it's all dry land! It used to piss me off when he said that lol
    Stacy
     
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  20. 308

    308 ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Platinum Supporter Silver Supporter

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    My dad didn't say much other than when I was 8-yrs old he told me, 'you're the man of the house now', and then he moved out. Can't blame him too much since my mom was a psycho...which makes me wonder why he thought it good for him to leave and me to stay. :eek::rolleyes::oops: