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Posted By: catspaw49
12-Feb-03 - 03:36 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: favorite southern US expression
Subject: RE: favorite southern US expression
Thanks Kim.......Which would go a long way towards explaining why it is still used in some parts where much of the language is either a throwback or some throwback variant.

Beccy, I'd submit that maybe Gramps said slicker than a greased pig and bleedin' like a stuck hog. Maybe not, but the slick pig comes from the contests and bleedin' hog generally refers to castration.