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Farm & Barnyard Animals

THEY SAID: Ain't got the sense that God gave a goose

WE SAY: Dimwitted
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THEY SAID: As useful as a milk bucket under a bull

WE SAY: Not needed or not necessary
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THEY SAID: Beef bunkles

WE SAY: Beef short ribs
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THEY SAID: Better a good plow mule than a lame horse!

WE SAY: It may be slow but it will get me there!
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THEY SAID: Between you and me and the fencepost...

WE SAY: Don't tell anyone, but...
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THEY SAID: Bit a fat hog in the ass

WE SAY: Bad mistake
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THEY SAID: Busier than a one- eyed cat watching nine rat holes

WE SAY: Extremely busy
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THEY SAID: Butter beans

WE SAY: Lima beans
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THEY SAID: Comin' down like a cow pissin' on a flat rock.

WE SAY: It's raining hard.
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THEY SAID: Couldn't carry a tune in a bucket"

WE SAY: Can't sing very well
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THEY SAID: Couldn't hit the broad side of a barn with a bass fiddle

WE SAY: Inaccurate
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THEY SAID: Cuttin' the hay tomorrow!

WE SAY: Going to work tomorrow.
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THEY SAID: Dark as the inside of a horse

WE SAY: Very dark.
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THEY SAID: Don't count your chickens before they hatch

WE SAY: Don't make assumptions
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THEY SAID: Don't look a gift horse in the mouth

WE SAY: Accept gifts graciously
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THEY SAID: Don't put all your eggs in one basket.

WE SAY: Exercise your options.
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THEY SAID: Don't that just crack yer yaller? (Yaller a reference to egg yolk)

WE SAY: Doesn't that surprise you?!
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THEY SAID: Don't worry about the mule, just load the wagon.

WE SAY: I can handle any assigned task.
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THEY SAID: Even a blind hog finds an acorn.

WE SAY: Dumb luck.
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THEY SAID: Even a blind man on a galloping horse could see it.

WE SAY: It's really obvious.
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THEY SAID: Faunching at the bit

WE SAY: Ready to go
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THEY SAID: Fell off'n the tater wagon

WE SAY: He/she has gone insane
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THEY SAID: Glue bait.

WE SAY: An old horse.
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THEY SAID: Going to a goat's house for wool.

WE SAY: Wasting his time.
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THEY SAID: Grab the bull by the tail and face the situation (IF ID)

WE SAY: Get to work
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THEY SAID: Had to tie a porkchop aound his neck so the dog would play with him

WE SAY: He was an ugly baby
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THEY SAID: He could talk the dogs off of a meat truck

WE SAY: He's very persuasive
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THEY SAID: He couldn't hit a brahma bull in the ass with a snow shovel! (N.W.- PA.)

WE SAY: What a lousy golfer!
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THEY SAID: He couldn't hit the side of the barn from the inside with all the doors shut.

WE SAY: A lousy shot, very inaccurate
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THEY SAID: He fell flatter than a duck's footprint

WE SAY: He fell down
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THEY SAID: He looked like a pig on ice (IF ID)

WE SAY: He is clumsy
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THEY SAID: He ran quicker than Moody's goose!

WE SAY: He ran really fast.
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THEY SAID: He was so short, he'd hafta stand on a brick to kick a duck in the ass!

WE SAY: He's kinda short on one end!!!
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THEY SAID: He went 'round the barn on that one.

WE SAY: He took the long way to get there.
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THEY SAID: He'd rather wait until the cows come home.

WE SAY: He's a procrastinator.
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THEY SAID: He's a wolf in sheep's clothing.

WE SAY: He can't be trusted.
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THEY SAID: He's as useful as tits on a boar hog.

WE SAY: He's useless.
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THEY SAID: He's happier than a dead pig in the sunshine

WE SAY: He's very happy
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THEY SAID: He's shittin in high cotton...

WE SAY: Everything is coming up roses..
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THEY SAID: He/she could eat corn through a picket fence.

WE SAY: He/she has buck teeth.
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THEY SAID: Hog wash!

WE SAY: Baloney!
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THEY SAID: Hold your horses

WE SAY: Be patient
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THEY SAID: I am fatter than a tick on a coon dog.

WE SAY: I have consumed way too much food.
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THEY SAID: I feel like I've been through the Mill.

WE SAY: I had a rough day.
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THEY SAID: I didn't come in on the turnip truck!

WE SAY: Don't try to fool me, I've lived awhile and know better.
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THEY SAID: I could eat a horse!

WE SAY: Boy! I'm hungry
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THEY SAID: I did fall off the turnip truck, but it wasn't yesterday!

WE SAY: I'm not that gullable!
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THEY SAID: I don't have a dog in that fight

WE SAY: That's none of my concern
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THEY SAID: I had to go all around Robin Hood's barn to get there.

WE SAY: The trip was unnecessarily long and involved.
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THEY SAID: I love you more than a hog loves slop!

WE SAY: I really love you!
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THEY SAID: If bullshit were music, he'd have a brass band!

WE SAY: He really exaggerates, doesn't he?
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THEY SAID: If wishes were horses beggars would ride

WE SAY: If it was a fifth we'd all be drunk
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THEY SAID: If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride

WE SAY: Don't wish for something, get out and get it; get serious
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THEY SAID: If you have a good horse, and a poor buggy you'll get someplace!

WE SAY: Don't be so concerned about what the cars looks like, check out the engine...
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THEY SAID: If you put her brains in a thimble they'd rattle like road apples in a bushel basket.

WE SAY: She's not very smart
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THEY SAID: I'm as busy as a farmer with one hoe and two rattlesnakes

WE SAY: I'm too busy
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THEY SAID: I'm going to beat you like a rented mule!

WE SAY: Quit screwing around!
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THEY SAID: I'm going to see a man about a horse. (Typically a man would say this.)

WE SAY: I'm going to the john.
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THEY SAID: I'm gonna come down on you like bees in a honey tree!!

WE SAY: You are in a lot of trouble!
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THEY SAID: I'm off like a herd of turtles.

WE SAY: Moving pretty slow.
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THEY SAID: I'm too old to cut the mustard.

WE SAY: I'm too old to party, dance . . .
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THEY SAID: It is just a pig in a poke.

WE SAY: You don't really know what you are getting. Poke=Paper Bag
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THEY SAID: It's rainin' like a cow pissin' on a flat rock.

WE SAY: It's raining hard.
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THEY SAID: It's raining pitchforks and plowhandles.

WE SAY: Its really coming down out there.
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THEY SAID: It's as plain as a pig on a sofa.

WE SAY: It's quite obvious.
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THEY SAID: I've been running around like a chicken with its head cut off!

WE SAY: I never seem to get anything accomplished.
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THEY SAID: Just like two peas in a pod

WE SAY: Alike
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THEY SAID: Knee-high to a grasshopper.

WE SAY: Short.
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THEY SAID: Leanin' towards Fisher's hogpen

WE SAY: It's crooked.
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THEY SAID: Like the inside of a cow's belly.

WE SAY: It's dark.
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THEY SAID: Madder than a wet hen!

WE SAY: Really annoyed!
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THEY SAID: Make a rabbit hug a hound

WE SAY: That was good.
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THEY SAID: Makes the scarecrow look like a genius!

WE SAY: Not too intelligent.
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THEY SAID: More than one way to skin a cat

WE SAY: more than one way to do somethig (like skin a catfish)
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THEY SAID: Most of those flowers are volunteers.

WE SAY: Most of those are wildflowers.
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THEY SAID: Nobody'll notice on a galloping horse.

WE SAY: Describing a "quick fix" of a situation that will have to do.
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THEY SAID: Prettier than a speckled pup in a red wagon.

WE SAY: Beautiful.
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THEY SAID: Put a egg in your shoe 'n beat it ! (Chicago)

WE SAY: Get lost !
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THEY SAID: She said "I need to paint the barn."

WE SAY: She needs to put on her makeup
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THEY SAID: Shot the big hog in the butt

WE SAY: Took more food than you could eat
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THEY SAID: Something in the milk ain't clean!

WE SAY: Something seems amiss.
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THEY SAID: Take an old cold 'tater an' wait.

WE SAY: Be patient - dinner will be ready soon.
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THEY SAID: Take the bull by the horns.

WE SAY: Just do it!.
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THEY SAID: Teats on a boar hog

WE SAY: Useless
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THEY SAID: That dog won't hunt!

WE SAY: What a load of bull!
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THEY SAID: That was so good it'd make a bull dog break his chain!

WE SAY: That was very good.
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THEY SAID: That would not be noticed by a man on a galloping horse.

WE SAY: Don't worry about that incidental error.
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THEY SAID: That's a tough row to hoe.

WE SAY: That's a difficult job.
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THEY SAID: That's about as useful as teats on a bull.

WE SAY: That's not very useful.
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THEY SAID: The cotton is high and the fish are jumpin'

WE SAY: Things are really good
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THEY SAID: There are more ways than one to choke a hound

WE SAY: There are other ideas
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THEY SAID: They're just tryin' to cut a fat hog.

WE SAY: They are wanting more than it's worth or they're greedy.
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THEY SAID: Two shakes of a lambs tail

WE SAY: In a second
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THEY SAID: Useless as tits on a bull (TX)

WE SAY: Not worth anything
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THEY SAID: Went round Robinhood's barn.

WE SAY: Went way out of the way.
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THEY SAID: Went to the outhouse to do his business and the hogs ate him

WE SAY: I don't know where he is
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THEY SAID: Were you born in a barn?

WE SAY: Close the door!
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THEY SAID: Where you tend a rose a thistle cannot grow.

WE SAY: Be Nice!
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THEY SAID: Why buy the cow when you can get the milk free?

WE SAY: Why pay for something that's free?
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THEY SAID: Wouldn't say suiee if the pigs were eating him

WE SAY: He's lazy
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THEY SAID: You are barkin' up the wrong tree!

WE SAY: You aren't looking in the right place.
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THEY SAID: You look like sheep shit on a shallow pond!

WE SAY: You look terrible!
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THEY SAID: You went all the way around Robin Hood's barn to tell me that?

WE SAY: Couldn't you have said that more briefly?
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THEY SAID: You're greener than gourd guts.

WE SAY: You're acting foolish.
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