By William R. Evans, Andrew Frothingham
Very good phrases that upload wit and sophistication to each time you elevate your glass. pattern toasts: neighbors & Friendship: To our greatest pals, who understand the worst approximately us yet refuse to think it. Generosity: lifestyles 'em excessive and drain 'em dry to the man who says, "My flip to buy!" golfing: To golfing, the main tricky and masochistic recreation on this planet, that could be why golfing spelled backward in flog. Happiness: may perhaps we feel free and our enemies understand it. playing: lifestyles is composed now not in preserving sturdy playing cards, yet enjoying these you carry good. Politics & Politicians: To Washington, our country's capital, the place the roads, and every thing else, pass round in circles.
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Not all fishetmen are lars. " Lekshun: A political contest. " Law: Police, or as Southerners pronounce it, PO-Ieece. "We better get Out of here. " Lawg: Part of a tree trunk. "It's phrasin (freezin') in here. " Lawst: To be unsure of one's location. "This road don't go nowhere. " Layin' up: Resting or meditating. Or as Southern Let alone: Much less. " Let on: To indicate knowledge of, either by word or action. " Libel: Likely to. " women usually put it, loafing. "Cecil didn't go to work today'cause of a chronic case oflaziness.