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Re: Old Sayings - Cryptic Quotes
« Reply #75 on: March 11, 2010, 08:01:03 AM »
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"Does a bear shat in the woods?"  

Does anyone, besides myself, think those Charmin commercials with the bears and the toilet paper, got started with that saying?

My wife doesn't.
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Re: Old Sayings - Cryptic Quotes
« Reply #76 on: March 11, 2010, 09:29:26 AM »
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"Does a bear shat in the woods?"  

Does anyone, besides myself, think those Charmin commercials with the bears and the toilet paper, got started with that saying?

My wife doesn't.

Oh, no doubt they did.

But because I like mixing my metaphors, my favorite version of that is, "Does the Pope sh*t in the woods?"
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Re: Old Sayings - Cryptic Quotes
« Reply #77 on: March 11, 2010, 09:40:58 AM »
Does a bear wear a funny hat?
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Re: Old Sayings - Cryptic Quotes
« Reply #78 on: March 11, 2010, 09:47:14 AM »
He's a few chocolate chips short of a chocolate chip cookie.

He's not the sharpest knife in the drawer.

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Re: Old Sayings - Cryptic Quotes
« Reply #79 on: March 11, 2010, 02:44:05 PM »
I guess you showed him where he bear sh** in the buckwheat.
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Re: Old Sayings - Cryptic Quotes
« Reply #80 on: March 12, 2010, 12:54:05 PM »
I'm built for comfort, not for speed.

Last time I heard that I was at a bar in New Orleans many years ago drinking something called a hand grenade. IIRC (and that's asking alot to recall that).

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Re: Old Sayings - Cryptic Quotes
« Reply #81 on: March 12, 2010, 01:00:42 PM »
My dad always said "If you gonna do a job, do it right or don't do it at all".

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Re: Old Sayings - Cryptic Quotes
« Reply #82 on: March 14, 2010, 12:54:42 PM »
"Things are never so bad that they can't get worse"

"He's so dumb he couldn't pour piss out of a boot if the directions were written on the heel"
 
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Re: Old Sayings - Cryptic Quotes
« Reply #83 on: March 14, 2010, 08:29:16 PM »
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He's so dumb he couldn't pour piss out of a boot if the directions were written on the heel 

My wife and I both laughed over that one.