Dad’s Sayings

Let’s list ’em out, c’mon.  Who will add the 100th item?  🙂


30 Responses to Dad’s Sayings

  1. If you’re here, you’re not all there!

  2. Ayuh, yessah! 🙂

  3. Well, gollllllee! (from Hee Haw?)

  4. Hello, is that you? This is me. (telephone)

  5. Eat here and get gas… (any time!)

  6. Tar on a road and a box to put it in. (spelling our name on the telephone, how anachronistic!)

  7. Jen says:

    But that’s beside the point

  8. mark says:

    Good coffee!

  9. mark says:

    Clear prop.

  10. mark says:

    When the wind is in your favor…

  11. mark says:

    Plunk your magic twanger, Froggy.

  12. mark says:


  13. Ali says:

    Grab your coat and get your hat! Leave your worries on the doorstep…

  14. Ali says:

    Thank you. ‘Preciate it.

  15. Ali says:

    Over there…over there…

  16. Ali says:

    You can’t get there from here.

  17. Ali says:

    OK. Repeat everything you said after hello. (When getting on the conference call.)

  18. Jen says:


  19. Jeff Tarbox says:

    Just direct your feet … to the sunny side of the street! [with a little spring in your step 🙂 ]

  20. Suck-o! (more an interjection, not really used as a free-standing adjective)

  21. or-RONJ! (referring to a color in Trivial Pursuit, during which games, one must exemplify the utmost in competitive cosmopolitantism … oft used in conjunction with “for the pie!”)

  22. marilyn says:

    wow–it’s almost like you were listening!

  23. Jeff Tarbox says:

    Money is no object — we have none!

  24. Jeff says:

    “13 months, 21 days, 7 hours and 2 minutes!”

    How long Dad was in the Marine Reserves. Signed up the day after his 17th birthday (which was a Sunday). One-upped Buddy Clark and friends, who had enlisted in the Army, I think.

    Guarding sandpits – not the

  25. mygraymatters says:

    “Ahhhhhh, ate too much, ate too fast!” — sitting back at the dinner table, perhaps with hands on torso…. I thought of this after mowing through a plate of Texas Toast at Congdon’s this past weekend with the family. Yum … and bittersweet to think of such a simple protestation of fullness and satisfaction!

  26. mygraymatters says:

    …Put on the pot said Greedy-Gut, let’s eat before we go!

    Was there a “beginning” of this little song lyric? To the internets!

  27. Jeff Tarbox says:

    “Come onnnn in, and we’ll tallllllllk about it!”

    Somehow associated for me at least with sitting down to a meal? Eh?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: