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Food & Drink

THEY SAID: Adam's ale

WE SAY: Water
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THEY SAID: Beef bunkles

WE SAY: Beef short ribs
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THEY SAID: Best food I ever hung a lip over..

WE SAY: Best food I have ever eaten
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THEY SAID: Boy! Could I eat a horse.

WE SAY: Boy! I'm hungry.
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THEY SAID: Bubbler

WE SAY: Water fountain or drinking fountain
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THEY SAID: Butter beans

WE SAY: Lima beans
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THEY SAID: Count the people.

WE SAY: Don't take so much that everybody doesn't get some.
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THEY SAID: Don't tump over your glass of milk

WE SAY: Don't knock your glass of milk over
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THEY SAID: Everyone must eat a peck of dirt before they die.

WE SAY: A little dirt never hurt anyone.(about food dropped on the ground)
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THEY SAID: Fishy, fishy in the brook, daddy catch them with a hook, mama fry them in a pan, baby eat them like a man!

WE SAY: I hope the fish are biting!
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THEY SAID: Frog sticker.

WE SAY: Knife.
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THEY SAID: Grab a root and growl.

WE SAY: Sit down and have something to eat.
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THEY SAID: He was three sheets to the wind (old nautical term, a sheet being a sail).

WE SAY: He was very drunk.
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THEY SAID: He's digging his grave with his spoon.

WE SAY: He eats too much.
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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 could eat a horse and chase the driver.

WE SAY: I'm starved.
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THEY SAID: I could eat the arse out of a low flying pidgeon

WE SAY: I'm hungry.
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THEY SAID: I got a good scald on that!

WE SAY: I cooked that very good!
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THEY SAID: I'd rather pay his board than board him.

WE SAY: He has a big appetite
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THEY SAID: I'm full as a tick!

WE SAY: I ate too much.
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THEY SAID: I'm going to go terrorize a flank steak. (Jack "Grazibee" Casson, Columbus, OH)

WE SAY: I'm going to go cook a steak.
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THEY SAID: I'm ready for dinner on the dirt.

WE SAY: I'm in the mood for a picnic.
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THEY SAID: I'm so mad I could eat a banana

WE SAY: I'm very angry
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THEY SAID: I've had an Apple out of that bag...

WE SAY: Don't wish to re- experience something...
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THEY SAID: It would be better to dress him than to feed him.

WE SAY: He eats too much.
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THEY SAID: I've sallyjacked the potato salad

WE SAY: I've made too much potato salad
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THEY SAID: Jeet?

WE SAY: Have you eaten?
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THEY SAID: Let your vittles shut your mouth.

WE SAY: Be quiet and eat.
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THEY SAID: My eyes were bigger than my stomach.

WE SAY: I took more food than I could eat.
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THEY SAID: My eyes were bigger than my belly

WE SAY: I got too much food on my plate
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THEY SAID: She stubbed her toe on the salt.

WE SAY: She used a lot of salt.
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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: Side the table

WE SAY: Clear the table
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THEY SAID: Smearcase

WE SAY: Cottage cheese
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THEY SAID: Something in the milk ain't clean!

WE SAY: Something seems amiss.
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THEY SAID: Staff of Life

WE SAY: Loaf of Bread
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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 "spider" off the fire.

WE SAY: Take the skillet (or frying pan) off the stove.
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THEY SAID: That was larupin'! (Usually referring to a meal - TX)

WE SAY: That was mighty good.
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THEY SAID: Them 'uz good groceries! (TX)

WE SAY: That was a very enjoyable meal.
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THEY SAID: There's kids who are going to bed hungry tonight...Eat your vegetables!

WE SAY: Mc Donalds, Pizza Hut or KFC???
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THEY SAID: Three sheets to the wind (note: sheet is NOT an old nautical word for sail)

WE SAY: Drunk
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THEY SAID: Tighter than a new boot

WE SAY: Intoxicated
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THEY SAID: Water is bad enough in your shoes; why do you want it in your stomach?

WE SAY: Have some wine (or beer, or schnapps, etc.).
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THEY SAID:Your eyes are bigger than your stomach.

WE SAY: You've overeaten!
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