It took me a long time to figure out why my mother would say "Oh George!", when my father would say, "Never run after a streetcar or a woman, there will be another one along in a minute." They have been married 67 or 68 years.
"Wish in one hand and shit in the other one, and see which one gets full first." Glad I never took that bit of advice.
Home is where I hang my hat, and I don't wear a hat anymore. Gee I have never worn a hat.
When traveling, pack half as many clothes and twice as much money. I pack less and less the more I travel.
The hardest part of the gas tank to fill, is the very bottom. I have never run out of gas, he made it clear he would not rescue me if I did.
Whenever my quick-to-lose-his-temper father had a run-in with a company (he was always the one at fault) it was always "what kind of outfit are they running?"ReplyDelete
still practical advice today.ReplyDelete
My paternal grandma must have known your father as she had a saying about hats and shit. She always use to say, "You got a hat? Good, go shit in it."ReplyDelete
I never quite figured that one out.....lolz
She had a vocabulary to make a sailor blush.
Me ( as a child) " i thought it was ok"ReplyDelete
Mother " I followed a muck cart and THIUGHT it was a wedding"
wise words, all.ReplyDelete