Texan Sayings Y'all
…that’d be like puhsing rope
Meaning: Doing it the hard way - or not being conducted in the intended manner.
…like a horse to the barn
Meaning: A strong push at the end of a project
He is “all hat and no cattle”
Meaning: He is about the looks, and not actually a cowboy
This ain’t my first rodeo.
Meaning: “I have been around the block a time or two”
“I wouldn’t trust him "any farther than I could throw him.”
Meaning: “I wouldn’t trust him.”
Example: “My boss drives a Mini Cooper, therefore I wouldn’t trust him any farther than I could throw him.“
She’s got tongue enough for ten rows of teeth. --Texans
Now we’re cooking with grease.
Meaning: Things are good now
Hotter than honeymoon hotel.
Meaning: Its above 102 outside
They’re hitched but they ain’t churched.
Meaning: They aren’t much for Scrupples. Not a fan of being an upright citizen.
Big as all hell and half of Texas.
Meaning: That thang is huge.
Meaner than a skilletful of rattlesnakes.
Meaning: Brooding vipers have nothing on rattlesnakes
Sharp as a mashed potato.
Meaning: Aka: pretty dumb. (mashed potatoes are not very sharp)
The porch light’s on but no one’s home.
Meaning: Not very smart.