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Postby Stargzer » Wed Dec 20, 2006 12:30 am

tcward wrote:Lived in the South all my life, albeit North Carolina. (I'll excuse the 4-year stint in Richmond as an excursion to the nether-regions, since if you wanted sweet tea you had to specifically ask for it, and there were some places that *gasp* didn't even serve it.)

Never heard it pronounced 'lallygag'...

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Maybe Virginia figures they have enough diabetics as it is ... Oh, well, you can now get Sweet Tea at McDonald's in Maryland.
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Postby gailr » Wed Dec 20, 2006 2:00 am

I see you've decked your avatar for the holidays, gzer. It looks right jolly.

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Postby tcward » Wed Dec 20, 2006 5:59 am

skinem wrote:...had to specify sweet tea in the capitol of the Confederacy!?


:lol: That's exactly what my wife says about the ordeal, as we now refer to it... :wink:

Back to lollygag, though, the 'lally' pronunciation sounds distinctly northern-US to me. Native Southern drawl would probably render the term lullygaggin', I think.
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Postby scw1217 » Wed Dec 20, 2006 9:30 am

tcward wrote:Back to lollygag, though, the 'lally' pronunciation sounds distinctly northern-US to me. Native Southern drawl would probably render the term lullygaggin', I think.


I'm Florida born and raised. I, in fact, have lived in this same county all my life, and I've only ever heard "lallygag", definitely never "lullygag". Trust me, the only northerner in my family was my great-grandfather (deceased in the mid 1980's) who was from Delaware.
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Postby Stargzer » Wed Dec 20, 2006 10:16 pm

gailr wrote:I see you've decked your avatar for the holidays, gzer. It looks right jolly.

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Yes, I've been wearing it to work this week. Trouble is, the antlers don't always stay erect; they flop down when you move and there's no drug, prescription or otherwise, to correct that form of ED (Erect-Antler Disfunction) condition. I'll have to find a pin.
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Postby sluggo » Thu Dec 21, 2006 12:26 am

Stargzer wrote:
gailr wrote:I see you've decked your avatar for the holidays, gzer. It looks right jolly.

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Yes, I've been wearing it to work this week. Trouble is, the antlers don't always stay erect; they flop down when you move and there's no drug, prescription or otherwise, to correct that form of ED (Erect-Antler Disfunction) condition. I'll have to find a pin.


hmmm.. they're both flaccid and flocculent then?

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Postby Bailey » Thu Dec 21, 2006 12:43 am

sluggo wrote:
Stargzer wrote:Yes, I've been wearing it to work this week. Trouble is, the antlers don't always stay erect; they flop down when you move and there's no drug, prescription or otherwise, to correct that form of ED (Erect-Antler Disfunction) condition. I'll have to find a pin.


hmmm.. they're both flaccid and flocculent then?

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how odd there seems to be a lot of that going around.

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Postby Palewriter » Thu Dec 21, 2006 1:42 am

I can't quite get used to the term ED. When I was a lad, we called it BD - Brewer's Droop.

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Postby Perry » Thu Dec 21, 2006 9:15 am

Wonderful euphemism!
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