Tuesday, May 21, 2013

2 old-timer's phrases (cabbage,buckwheat)

... "how the cow ate the cabbage" [old-timer] ... - the unvarnished truth

... "where the bear shit in the buckwheat" [old-timer] ... - to explain something to someone that they very likely already knew
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see also:

old-timer's phrases (can't see)
http://adventuresofagreenhorn.blogspot.com/2013/02/old-timers-phrases-cant-see.html

old-timer's talk (good eatin')
http://adventuresofagreenhorn.blogspot.com/2013/01/old-timers-talk-good-eatin.html

old-timer's phrase (hard worker)
http://adventuresofagreenhorn.blogspot.com/2013/01/old-timers-phrase-hard-worker.html

another old-timer's phrase (20dec12)
http://adventuresofagreenhorn.blogspot.com/2012/12/another-old-timers-phrase-20dec12.html

2 old-timers phrases
http://adventuresofagreenhorn.blogspot.com/2012/12/2-old-timers-phrases.html

new old-timer's phrase (new to me)
http://adventuresofagreenhorn.blogspot.com/2012/11/new-old-timers-phrase-new-to-me.html