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Translation Tuesday: As I Live and Breathe

This one is easy… a way of expressing shock or surprise.

Such as “Oh my goodness” or “Well, I’ll Be Darned (or damned).” As I live and breathe can be expressed as a form of frustration : “As I live and breath Anna Beth Louise, you and your antics will be the death of me.” Or, happy circumstance: “As I live and breathe, Conner Smith! 20 more words


Throwback Thursday: State Fair, 2006

The State Fair started yesterday and it is a big deal in these parts. This is a throwback to a trip there in 2006.

I wasn’t even living here at the time, I had moved away to work at Country Club College. 82 more words

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Translation Tuesday: Dadgummit

Dadgummit… another sweet southern way of changing a curse word to something nicer that the original word.

I’ve mentioned here and here how southerners like to change curse words into NON-curse words, but still give them the ability to express frustration. 64 more words

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