Friday, September 17, 2010

I'm Cock-Eyed But Happy!

cock-eyed: cross-eyed; having a squinting eye; twisted, tilted, or slanted to one side; (slang) foolish, absurd, intoxicated, drunk.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Friday, August 20, 2010

Friday, August 13, 2010

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Bowlin' Em Over

bowl over: 1. cause to overturn from an upright or normal position. 2. make a powerful impression on; overcome with amazement, surprise, wonder, or bewilderment.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

In Rare Form

in rare form (idiom): at one's best
rare: cooked just a short time so as to retain juice and redness

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Friday, May 14, 2010

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Two Plugs and a Dog

plug (slang): Something inferior, useless, or defective, especially an old, worn-out horse.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

At the Races

drop (slang): to lose (money or a game)
clean up (slang): succeed, especially financially

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Friday, April 16, 2010

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Sunday, March 21, 2010

A Little Shaver

little shaver: child or young person

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Sunday, February 28, 2010

A Big Shot Out West

vintage western cowboy comic postcard

big shot (slang): An important or influential person

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Round-up of Fun

cowboy cowgirl comic postcard

at the end of one's rope (idiom): at the limits of one's endurance; losing patience; stuck in a bad situation.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Skating on Thin Ice

line: brief letter or note
be sunk: to be defeated, in a hopeless position
skate on thin ice: to be in a risky or uncertain situation

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Having No End of Fun!

no end of something (idiom): a lot of something

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Sunday, January 17, 2010

A Wolf in Men's Clothing

wolf (slang): a man who flirts aggressively with many women.
a wolf in sheep's clothing: someone who hides malicious intent under a benign manner.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Write Me - I Can Read

putting on airs: acting with affected manners intended to impress others

Sunday, January 10, 2010

This Neck of the Woods

this neck of the woods (idiom): this area or region

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

'Taint No Bull

bull (slang): short for bullshit, or foolish, insincere, or boastful talk
pull for you (colloquial): cheer for you, wish you success
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