My Grandma's Old Sayings from A to Z and More (Paperback)

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Old sayings, idioms and synonyms are as Americana as apple pie. They are a part of our history and culture. "My Grandma's Old Sayings from A to Z and More" is a collection of over 800 old sayings and their meanings, that took the author five years to collect. Growing up in a small southern town in the 1950s and 60s, old sayings were a way of communicating. Although, times were hard, people didn't complain. It was a time when people said what they meant and meant what they said. They loved their neighbors. When a neighboring family hurt, all families hurt. When ask how things were going, the answer was always "fair to middling". When they parted ways at the end of the day, it was always "I'll see you tomorrow if the good Lord's willing and the creek don't rise". The author's grandma was a God-fearing woman who was full of joy. She loved to talk and old sayings were part of her everyday conversations. She had a saying for every situation, for good times and bad times. The "And More" at the end of the book is food for thought. There are fun words and phrases, do's and don'ts, sayings for good luck, sayings for bad luck, superstitions and little words with big meanings. Also, learn how people loved old sayings using body parts. Now, you can join the conversation and have fun Remember the old saying, "to make an omelet, you'll have to crack some eggs.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781644623183
ISBN-10: 1644623188
Publisher: Page Publishing
Publication Date: July 10th, 2019
Pages: 108
Language: English