South Georgiaisms

Barbara Need bhneed at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 26 14:16:01 UTC 2009

Actually, all but bumfuzzled sound familiar, though I don't think I
use any of these.


Barbara Need


On 25 Aug 2009, at 2:43 PM, Bill Palmer wrote:

> Exx:
> "Tight as Dick's hatband" for a parsimonious person
> "Tough as whit-leather"...someone we would call hardnosed=20
> "Bumfuzzled"...surprised or disconcerted
> "Pine burr" for what I would call a "pine cone"

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