Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Recent suggestions...

Well I su'pose...

phrase, Necessary to signal someone you're visiting, that you're about to leave.


n. used to define ground beef or an actual hamburger; as in "Do you want cukes with your hamburg?"

Numnuts or Nummynuts

?? My aunt was known to call her kids this when she got exasperated with them.

- MIE originally from Costigan, Maine

Monday, June 04, 2007

Recent email...

I heard my grandmother use the expression "well, for land's sake" when she was surprised at something or, for example, if she met up with an acquaintance she had no seen for a long time. She was from the Casco Bay islands so no doubt heard that in the early days; she was born in 1892.