Is _mouth hungry_ dialect?

David Barnhart dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Wed Apr 2 17:51:39 UTC 2014

Somehow today I was reminded of an expression my mother (born in Wisconsin)
would use to put me off begging for a snack.  She would say I was _mouth
hungry_.  I didn't find it in a once over of my dictionary collection.  Is
it dialect?  There are a couple of quotes from Nexis.  So, I guess I'm not



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