Author Topic: Report your use of Brokieisms in so-called "real life"  (Read 600050 times)

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Re: Report your use of Brokieisms in so-called "real life"
« Reply #570 on: April 16, 2008, 03:01:00 pm »
I'm mostly out of the closet at work with BetterMost - the friends I've been working closely know enough of my personal stuff - but I haven't papered the walls with Jack and Ennis the way I was comfy with at my old job in Alabama.  (Of course, part of that was perverse satisfaction in pushing peoples buttons a bit...) BUT yesterday, I changed my computer background from Canadian Rockies to this one

http://bettermost.net/forum/index.php/topic,16717.msg361009.html#msg361009

and got a comment from someone I don't know well - 'You're not a country girl, are you?'

I just smiled and said 'I'm from Tennessee - what do you think?'  ;)
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Re: Report your use of Brokieisms in so-called "real life"
« Reply #571 on: April 16, 2008, 04:14:40 pm »
Not quite a brokieism but pertinant all the same.I was in bed today with killer migraine and had mindless t.v on in the background.There was a programme called dinner takes all.Diabolically bad.Anyway the entertainment provided by the host was poker.The winner got to choose a DVD.yep you guessed it,chose BBM. he asked what it was about and was informed it was a cowboy love story.
So can't even have my migraine in peace!!!!!!

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Re: Report your use of Brokieisms in so-called "real life"
« Reply #572 on: August 10, 2008, 05:42:41 pm »
Front-Ranger Jr and I were going to the farmer's market and she wished she could have a stand there (but she can't just yet, because she's still a student). I said I would give her the money to start a little fruit and vegetable operation...it would be a sweet life. What did she say back to me? She yelled, "Mom you can go now, it's a green light. And why are you so spacy all the time?!?!?" After I got my head back down to earth, I said very quietly to myself, "You know it could be like this, just like this, always..."

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Re: Report your use of Brokieisms in so-called "real life"
« Reply #573 on: August 10, 2008, 05:48:56 pm »
Why didn't you just reply.........I aint queer

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Re: Report your use of Brokieisms in so-called "real life"
« Reply #574 on: August 10, 2008, 06:20:51 pm »
Hehe, Sue...I will use that line next time. Cause I know there's definitely gonna be another time when my daughter will accuse me of spaciness!!

And then, I will have other lines I can use, like, "Well, you know I ain't set up for that" and "It ain't a-gonna be that way" etc!!

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Re: Report your use of Brokieisms in so-called "real life"
« Reply #575 on: August 10, 2008, 06:35:19 pm »
Make sure you tell us about it......

Isn't this a fantastic thread, whenever I read back, I always have a giggle...

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Re: Report your use of Brokieisms in so-called "real life"
« Reply #576 on: August 10, 2008, 07:03:15 pm »
Make sure you tell us about it......

Isn't this a fantastic thread, whenever I read back, I always have a giggle...

Aint no reins on this one

Yes, and it's hard to believe that I found it languishing on page 3 with no one having posted in it since April!! We were in danger of having to say "whatever happened to August? (and July, and June, and May!)"
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Re: Report your use of Brokieisms in so-called "real life"
« Reply #577 on: August 12, 2008, 08:28:13 am »
Ya know, its funny. I find that I use these phrases in my everyday conversations all the time now.
For what its worth, tell ya what, you bet,Truth is, Sure enough, etc etc.
SOme I have always used and some have just snuck into my vernacular.
I use the bubblegum and bailin wire a lot too.  ;D
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Re: Report your use of Brokieisms in so-called "real life"
« Reply #578 on: August 15, 2008, 05:41:42 pm »
I had just brought the groceries home and had put some meat on the kitchen bench. I turned around for five minutes and my dog Jake  (named after a good lookin actor), had grabbed it and pulled it down onto the floor  and was beginning to eat through the packaging. I bent down to get it off him, and for the first time ever, Jake growled at me.

I yelled at him.....JAKE.....JAKE........JAKE...NASTY

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Re: Report your use of Brokieisms in so-called "real life"
« Reply #579 on: August 15, 2008, 08:07:45 pm »
My children have seen some or all of BBM at some point.They now have whole ways to describe me.

If I am dithering and not able to commit to say a red or white shirt, they say Mom is having an Ennis moment.!!!

If I sing in the car, then I am doing a Jack.(I do sing very badly)!!!! as in water walking Jesus. I get a chorus of ,oh god, mom's doing a Jack.

Anything that upsets me, is me having a BBM moment, or sometimes a Heath moment.

If I seem lost in thought and distracted, they look at each other and groan, moms back on BBM.

Anything that is striped is  a Heath.

As you can see, my fixation is pretty well  known to my family