I was going through old flashdrives and found this gem. My husband will be thrilled.
bath (Pronounced with a short “A”—- like a bleating sheep)
belt See Brrr
bomb A car. Example—-Look at that guy in that bomb over there! He just went through a red light!
bright-eyed and bushy-tailed 1.To look refreshed. Example—-For being up early, you certainly look bright-eyed and bushy-tailed! 2. To be awake. Example—-If we want to make it Casino Windsor by eight AM, we have to be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed by five! (Author’s note—-I HATE this expression with a passion!)
brrr Beer. Example—-Hey, Kid!, go get me another brrr, wouldja?
buzz the ave To cruise through a lively section of town to see what interesting things are taking place. Example—-I’m gonna go buzz the ave and see what’s going on!
creepin’ crud The common cold. Example—-Eww! Do you think you’ve got the creepin’ crud? Cuz if you do, don’t breathe on me!
crutch A car that is in disrepair, rusted-out, and an all-around whip but miraculously still runs. Example—-I hope your aunt gets rid of that old crutch. It’s four different colors and held together with duct tape. (Note: Every crutch is a bomb, but every bombs is a crutch)
fungus Suspicious looking person/people. Example—-Lock the doors! There’s fungus walking down the sidewalk! (Dad-ism)
get our butts to butterin’! To get busy. Example—-If we want to have that roast done by six, we’ve got to get our butts to butterin’!
he/she/you sound/s like a fifty-cent bicycle pump Simile used to describe how a person’s breathing sounds when that person has a cold.
Hey Suze! Sounding similar to the Spanish pronunciation of “Jesus,” this expression is used by my dad at least a dozen times per day. Examples include—Hey Suze, c‘mere a minute and Hey Suze, get me another brrr!
Holy Toledo! See Jesus Ohio!
honeycooler A person that appears dirty or unkempt. Also describes a potentially dishonest or violent person. Examples—-I’ve been sweatin’ up a storm painting all day. I must look like a real honeycooler. OR The Toledo police just arrested a man for raping a three-month-old. What a real honeycooler!
it’s on the table! Another way of saying that supper is ready. Supper doesn’t even have to be physically on the table, either. Repeat this as often as necessary until everyone is seated at the table.
Jesus Ohio! An exclaimation of surprise, shock, or excitement. On a map, Holy Toledo! Is located in the northwest region of Jesus Ohio!
nast Snot or germs. Example—-You sound like a fifty-cent bicycle pump! Wash your hands and don’t nast all over me!
nose pickin’ music Rap, hip-hop, or any music where people scream. (Dad-ism)
not gonna get up til I wake up An expression that describes the desire to obtain a full-night’s rest without setting an alarm.
O (Pronounced ‘Ol) Oil.
OK! (Pronounced with a long “O” Oooooooh KAY!) Repeat as often as you feel when there is nothing to be said but you feel obligated to say something. To add emphasis, it helps to snap your fingers or clap your hands, as well.
rid off the table To clear the dinner table. (Dad-ism)
sack Bed. Example—-I’m gonna go hit the sack.
snot rag A tissue, especially an used one.
that’s nice Spoken with a sarcastic tone, it denotes disgust or displeasure when something goes wrong. Example—-”Mom, that cat just puked on your bed!” “That’s nice!”
what’s the haps? Shortened, “hip” version that’s located somewhere between “Whuzup?!“ and “What is happening?” (Dad-ism)
whew! Use this expression often, especially after a succession of sneezes.
whipstitch Describes an event that happens often or habitually. Another way to say “again and again.” Example—-I can’t be buyin’ you liquor every whipstitch! What are you? Some lush?!
winder lights Windows. Example—-Well, now that it’s dark I’m gonna go close up the winder lights.