I was mystified when my grandpa Leonard Vest wasn’t surprised. The state of expectant motherhood, animal or human, wasn’t a topic of conversation..
Little has been written about this tradition, but it is still practiced widely throughout the Upland South, from Virginia and North Carolina to the Ozarks and beyond." ("He left and didn't say 'dog' to nobody" The person left without saying goodbye or anything else for that matter. Diana Peters, who grew up in Temple Hill, Ky., in the 1950s, remembers an expanded version: “He didn't say " Another variation: He was the first priest to “say turkey-dog to me about liking anything I wrote.” Flannery O’Connor, a writer born in Savannah, Ga., quoted in “Flannery: A Life of Flannery O’Connor,” by Brad Gooch, Page 279. The phrase expresses displeasure with someone’s lack of manners or breach of etiquette.” Never said dog, oldest citation: 1895. “Chickie, chickie – pea turks, pea, pea, pea.” Citation: 1940.
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If a link doesn’t work, please email me and I will send you the image. When I discovered my dog Lady had puppies, I ran “out the path” to my grandparents’ house to tell the news.
(non-West Virginia phrase): “Ghosting—aka the Irish goodbye, the French exit, and any number of other vaguely ethnophobic terms—refers to leaving a social gathering without saying your farewells…Here in the U.
S., the most-used term seems to be Irish goodbye, which, due to unfortunate historical stereotyping, hints that the vanished person was too tipsy to manage a proper denouement.
“Dictionary of American Regional English,” Volume 1 by Frederic G. If you drive slow there at night, a ghost will get in your car. The ghost was a person killed in a wreck and won't stay in a speeding car.