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- "He would put feet under hens for you" meaning he would teach you all about your business while neglecting his own.
"I would not put it past him" -- Meaning it is just what I would expect him to do.
"Foreign cows wear long horns"
"He would steal the sugar out of your tea"
If I didn't go to school I met the Scholars Used in fun to imply some small claim to wit or learning.
"A first Friday man or woman" -- a person who goes to Mass on the first nine Fridays running.
"You might say it" -- Meaning "it is certain"
To go bogging -- to sink in a soft miry place.
'You are still to the fore' -- you are still hale and active.
You might as well be idle' -- There is no use in your attempting the task.
Take Larry out of your back -- Get rid(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.