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RETARD – Verb. To stop working.
Usage: "My granpaw retard at age =
TARRED – adverb. Exhausted.
Usage: "I just flew in from Hot-lanta, and boy my =
arms are tarred."
RATS – noun. =
Entitled power or privilege.
"We Suthruns are willing to fight for out =
LOT – adjective. Luminescent.
Usage: "I dream of Jeanie in the lot-brown =
FARN – adjective. Not local.
Usage: "I cudn’t unnerstand a wurd he sed =
… must be from some farn country."
DID – =
adjective. Not alive.
"He’s did, Jim."
EAR – noun. =
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Usage: "He can’t breathe … =
give ’em some ear!"
BOB WAR – =
noun. A sharp, twisted cable.
"Boy, stay away from that bob war fence."
JU-HERE – a =
Usage: "Juhere that =
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HAZE – a personal pronoun =
Usage: "Is Bubba =
smart?" "Nah … haze ignert."
SEED – verb, =
past tense and VIEW – contraction: verb and pronoun.
Usage: "I ain’t never seed New York City … =
HEAVY DEW – phrase. A request for action. =
Usage: "Kin I heavy dew me a =
GUMMIT – Noun. A money-sucking bureaucratic =
Usage: "Great … =
ANOTHER gummit tax increase.”
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