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Bundling

Bundling: Couples cuddling under a robe or blanket while returning home in the cutter on a cold winter’s eve.*

exempli gratia: “The fellow would pick up his gal and go for a spin or to a dance if the distance was not too far. 54 more words

Saskatchewan

This Week In Our Small-Town Police Blotter: Colloquialisms In the Police Report

Our weekly newspaper often uses colloquialisms in their news stories about local law enforcement activities.  Of course the law enforcement officials themselves may use these words in their official police reports, and the newspaper may simply repeat what is in the reports.   236 more words

North Georgia

When Is It Okay To Use Colloquialisms In Writing?

Recently I’ve noticed that when I browse Facebook, people are using words like ‘yolo’, ‘vajayjay’, and today I saw eight different people use the word(s) ‘cray cray’.   318 more words

Writing

Scrub Cow

Scrub cow: a cow of indeterminate and/or mixed lineage. Often characterized by a combination of shades and colours. Considered an inferior sort of cow. 

Colloquialisms

Colloquial Terms

new we need new
some would say
for we are tired
of those
colloquial terms
ruining creativity
of exchanged vernacular
bringing knowledge
in conversation
without force… 41 more words

Poetry

Dick or Cock?

Personally I say dick. I ain’t never heard the male anatomy referred to cock until I started reading romance novels-the white on white ones. I was a teenage horndog, and my first thought was WTF is a cock? 227 more words

Musings