The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #100427   Message #2015789
Posted By: Donuel
03-Apr-07 - 10:55 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Regional expressions
Subject: RE: Folklore: Regional expressions
agita is heart burn but the shpillkies is more of a nervous jumpy stomach.

Pennsylvania Dutch
"Throw father down the stairs his hat."

Endicott NY
"How many speedies you want?"

NE Italian
"I'm just saying..." (immediately erases whatever insult or percieved put down that was just uttered)