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Character Traits

THEY SAID: A donut with no hole is a danish.

WE SAY: Whatever you call it, it's still a donut.
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THEY SAID: Ain't got much gumption.

WE SAY: No common sense...like Forest Gump(tion).
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THEY SAID: Bigwig.

WE SAY: An important person, someone "high-up".
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THEY SAID: Born on a Wednesday, lookin' both ways for Sunday.

WE SAY: A lazy person.
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THEY SAID: Couldn't fall off a fence in a wind storm.

WE SAY: He's useless!
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THEY SAID: Crooked as a bedspring.

WE SAY: Dishonest.
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THEY SAID: Crooked as a dog's hind leg.

WE SAY: Dishonest.
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THEY SAID: Crookeder than a barrel of fish hooks.

WE SAY: He's dishonest.
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THEY SAID: He could sell a drowning man a glass of water.

WE SAY: He is a very smooth talker.
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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 could talk the legs off an iron pot.

WE SAY: He talks too much.
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THEY SAID: He doesn't get it off the wind.

WE SAY: That is a family trait.... don't blame him for that.
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THEY SAID: He sure showed his backside. (southern Georgia)

WE SAY: He looked foolish.
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THEY SAID: He thinks his shit don't stink.

WE SAY: He thinks he's really somethin'.
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THEY SAID: He would steal the shitball from a blind tumblebug, give him a marble and put him on the wrong road home.

WE SAY: He is very dishonest person.
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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'd want a new rope to be hung.

WE SAY: He's very picky.
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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 about as useful as a screen door on a submarine!

WE SAY: He is not helpful at all
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THEY SAID: He's as nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs.

WE SAY: He's a little ansy.
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THEY SAID: He's as useless as dried spit.

WE SAY: He's pretty useless.
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THEY SAID: He's been rode hard and put away wet.

WE SAY: He's had a difficult life.
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THEY SAID: He's busier than a one legged man at an ass kickin contest.

WE SAY: He's a workaholic.
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THEY SAID: He's eat up with sorry.

WE SAY: He's lazy.
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THEY SAID: He's full of piss and vinegar.

WE SAY: He's full of energy or mischief.
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THEY SAID: He's going to hell in a hand basket!

WE SAY: He's bad news.
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THEY SAID: He's in like a porch climber.

WE SAY: He's got pull.
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THEY SAID: He's just a bump on the log!

WE SAY: He's lazy!
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THEY SAID: He's lower than a snake's belly.

WE SAY: He's not very honest.
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THEY SAID: He's slicker than a gravy sandwich.

WE SAY: He's dishonest.
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THEY SAID: He's so horny,that the crack of dawn isn't safe. (N.W. PA.)

WE SAY: Watch out! He's quite amorous.
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THEY SAID: He/she is sorry 'an keyarn. (Southeast Kentucky)

WE SAY: He/she is real lazy.
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THEY SAID: He/she is waiting for Christmas.

WE SAY: He/she is very slow.
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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: It's like a woman with a nosebleed, if it ain't one damn thing it's another.

WE SAY: If it's not one thing it's another
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THEY SAID: It's like trying to push a wet rope up a hill.

WE SAY: He/She is so stubborn, getting them to do something is impossible - Somers Pt., NJ
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THEY SAID: Lower than a snake's grandmother's vest button laying in a wagon track.

WE SAY: Down right no account.
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THEY SAID: Low rent!

WE SAY: Low class, low blow
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THEY SAID: Meaner 'n' a snake (Aunt Bess In S. Ohio)

WE SAY: Very mean and spiteful.
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THEY SAID: Nervous as a whore in church.

WE SAY: Nervous.
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THEY SAID: Nibby, nib-nose

WE SAY: Nosy.
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THEY SAID: She has round heels.

WE SAY: She's easy.
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THEY SAID: She looks run hard and put to bed wet.

WE SAY: A women of loose morals, a race horse.
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THEY SAID: She's high mucky muck (or muckety muck)

WE SAY: She's high (in society, or business, or ...)
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THEY SAID: Slicker than snot on a glass door knob

WE SAY: Very slippery
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THEY SAID: So narrow- minded he could see through a keyhole with both eyes.

WE SAY: Narrow-minded.
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THEY SAID: That's like the kettle calling the pot black.

WE SAY: That's being hypocritical.
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THEY SAID: That/she/it's a daisy (a doozy?)

WE SAY: That/she/it's really neat.
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THEY SAID: What a mench !

WE SAY: He's a gentleman .
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THEY SAID: You are the turd of misery.

WE SAY: You are really a miserable person.
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THEY SAID: You go at everything like you're killing snakes with a stick!

WE SAY: You certainly are hyper-active!
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THEY SAID: You lie like a rug.

WE SAY: Your honesty is in question.
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THEY SAID: You'd think she hung the moon.

WE SAY: She's really great or conceited.
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THEY SAID: You're a gentleman and a scholar and a credit to your father and forefathers before you (spoken very quickly).

WE SAY: Thank you for your kindness.
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