Did You Ever Go To The Submarine Races?

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  1. Beth Gallagher

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    Some slang and phrases have faded into obscurity. What expressions do you remember that people don't use any longer? Here are a few I can think of... (besides the submarine races!!)

    Knuckle sandwich
    Far out
    Can you dig it?
    Lay it on me
    Psyche!
     
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    Joe, I'll bet you were one of those young guys who invited girls to those submarine races!! :p
     
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    In answer to the thread question. Yes, at the airport.

    Latest skinny (sp)
    Scuttlebutt
     
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    Rocky Mountain Oysters
    On the Rag
    Up Shit Creek Without a Paddle
    Brown Nosing
    H.P.
     
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    PDQ (pretty damn quick)
    Does the bear shit in the woods?
    Is the Pope a catholic?
     
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    Don't have a cow.
    Happy as a clam.
    Put an egg in your shoe and beat it.
    Pretty is as pretty does.
     
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    @Jerry Adams ...I still use that phrase ''Is the Pope a Catholic''...:)


    Cruisin’ for a bruisin’

    Bob’s yer uncle

    wet your whistle


     
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    "Whatever blows your skirt up."
     
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    Me darlin' used to say 'well this won't get the baby a new hat' when he had to leave
    I thought he was saying 'well this won't get the baby a new rat' and I thought o_O ........... but we got past it :p
     
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    Never heard that one before.

    @Beth Gallagher
    Whatever floats your boat.
     
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    All hat no cattle
     
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    That only became obscure after "W" left office. :D
     
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