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I'm not sure about it being a southern thing as I was born and raised in MA and I remember my mother and grandmother using britches when refering to my my granddad's pants.

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I have to say I still use britches! lol perhaps it's a southern thing😊

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groovy!

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My dad always called me a whizbang. I loved that, but not sure which part of the definition he ascribed me to.

Definition of whizbang
  1. :  one that is conspicuous for noise, speed, excellence, or startling effect


@Nitsirk LOL!

 

My dad always said that when I was good I was golden, but that when I wasn't good ...

 

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My dad always called me a whizbang. I loved that, but not sure which part of the definition he ascribed me to.

Definition of whizbang
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When we were children (I'm 70 now), my cousins and I would be doing something silly and our grandmother would say, "You're nuttier than a fruitcake!"

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nincompoop

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brouhaha

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Davenport.   Meaning:couch

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My mom always used to say, "You can't cry over spilt milk."  

 

 

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