Tag Archives: idioms

Like a Pay Car Passin’ a Tramp

Like a Pay Car Passin’ a Tramp by C.K. Thomas My last post introduced many 1930s sayings I learned as a child from my mother, who grew up in a household with four older brothers. Her language reflected the boisterous … Continue reading

Posted in C.K. Thomas | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

1930s Country Sayings

1930s Country Sayings by C. K. Thomas My mother grew up on an Indiana farm in a family that included four older brothers. Sometimes I imagine hearing the echo of her brothers’ words as she surprised me with her colorful … Continue reading

Posted in C.K. Thomas | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Curious Sayings

Curious Sayings by Barbara Renner It’s raining cats and dogs! This isn’t unusual here at our summer home in northwestern Minnesota, where it rains at least once a week, sometimes all week long. How else would the corn grow so … Continue reading

Posted in Barbara Renner | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment