1. The engine’s runnin’ but ain’t nobody driving = Not overly intelligent.
2. As welcome as a skunk at a lawn party (self-explanatory).
3. Tighter than bark on a tree = Not very generous.
4. Big hat, no cattle = All talk and no action.
5. We’ve howdied but we ain’t shook yet = We’ve made a brief acquaintance, but not been
6. He thinks the sun come up just to hear him crow = He has a pretty high opinion of himself.
7. She’s got tongue enough for ten rows of teeth = That woman can talk.
8. It’s so dry the trees are bribin’ the dogs = We really could use a little rain around here.
9. Just because a chicken has wings doesn’t mean it can fly = Appearances can be deceptive.
10. This ain’t my first rodeo = I’ve been around awhile.
11. He looks like the dog’s been keepin’ him under the porch = Not the most handsome of men.
12. They ate supper before they said grace = Living in sin.
13. Time to paint your butt white and run with the antelope = Stop arguing and do as you’re told.
14. As full of wind as a corn-eating horse = prone to boasting.
15. You can put your boots in the oven, but that doesn’t make them biscuits = You can say
whatever you want about something, but that doesn’t change what it is.
A riot is the language of the unheard. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
The eyes have one language everywhere. - George Herbert
Dance is the hidden language of the soul. - Martha Graham
Language exerts hidden power, like a moon on the tides. - Rita Mae Brown
Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing. - Robert Benchley
Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain. - Lily Tomlin
We need a president who's fluent in at least one language. - Buck Henry
There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting. - John Millington Synge
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people. - William Butler Yeats
England and America are two countries separated by a common language. - George Bernard Shaw
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. - Mark Twain
Symptoms are the body's mother tongue; signs are in a foreign language. - John Brown
Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing. - John Erskine
You know you're a redneck if your home has wheels and your car doesn't. - Jeff Foxworthy
Three problems we have: lack of boundaries, insufficient language, incompletions. - Thomas Leonard
The most beautiful words in the English language are "cheque enclosed". - Dorothy Parker
I personally think we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain. - Jane Wagner
The language of the law must not be foreign to the ears of those who are to obey it. - Learned hand
We really have everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language. - Oscar Wilde
Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree. - Ezra Pound
Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
A person's name is, to that person, the sweetest, most important sound in any language. - Dale Carnegie
The first man to use abusive language instead of his fists was the founder of civilization. - Sigmund Freud
Language is our meeting place, the sea we live in…it is the common ground of our humanity. - Toby Wolfe
It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water. - Franklin P. Jones
German is the most extravagantly ugly language - it sounds like someone using a sick bag on a 747. - Willy Rushton
You might be a redneck if your wheelbarrow breaks and it takes four relatives to figure out how to fix it. - Jeff Foxworthy
The names of colors are at the edge, between where language fails and where it's at its most powerful. - A.S. Byatt
Violence of language leads to violence of action. Angry men seldom fight if their tongues do not lead the fray. - Charles V Roman
Already, companies that speak in the language of the pitch, the dog-and-pony show, are no longer speaking to anyone. - Unknown
If the English language made any sense, 'lackadaisical' would have something to do with a shortage of flowers. - Doug Larson
The longest word in the English language is the one following the phrase, "And now a word from our sponsor." - Hal Eaton
Morals are an acquirement - like music, like a foreign language, like piety, poker, paralysis - no man is born with them. - Mark Twain
The nine most terrifying words in the English language are,
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help." - Ronald Reagan
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. - Nelson Mandela
You can imagine me as a kid growing up in redneck Texas with ballet shoes, tucking the violin under my arm. I had to fight my way up. - Patrick Swayze
"I am" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence? - George Carlin
Heard about the young deaf boy who used sign language?
One day he told his mother a dirty joke and she washed his hands out with soap. - Red Skelton
I remain convinced that obstinate addiction to ordinary language in our private thoughts is one of the main obstacles to progress in philosophy. - Bertrand Russell
Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language and forthwith it is something entirely different. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Passing The Buck
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Redneck Family Gathering
Redneck Porch Hunter
Redneck Riding Lawnmower
Redneck Teeter Totter
Redneck Wave Runner
Summer in Saskatchewan
Young Body Painter
If IKEA Ran GM
African Meal on Wheels
Invisible Homeless Man
No Muff Too Tough