Grandmother Wisdom

@gandatwo (603)
Australia
March 17, 2008 3:43pm CST
My Fathers Mother always amused me with this quirky quotation,which I now fully understand!"A little bit of powder,a little bit of paint,makes a gal just what she ain't"..lol..Did your Granny or Pa leave you with any such amusing anecdote?
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@barehugs (8992)
• Canada
18 Mar 08
My Grandfather was born in 1867 and he used to amuse me with some strange sayings like this one," And out run Grannie with the dishrag hanging to her nose!" another one of his was," It was enough to drive a dog from the gut-wagon!" My Grandfather was a Farmer, and one day he was digging a hole by the side of a large stone, that was sitting in an unhandy place, in a field of work-land. The idea was to dig a big hole, big enough to bury the stone, and push the stone into it. All was going well and Grandpa took off his coat and laid it on the edge of the hole. Then the dinner-bell rang and Grandpa with in for dinner. When he returned after dinner he was amazed to note that the stone had fallen into the hole, and his coat was entirely buryed under it. Grandpa told me later that he was so glad the stone hadn't fallen on him, that he never missed his coat.
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@gandatwo (603)
• Australia
18 Mar 08
He sounds adorable barehugs,my Pop use to spin some great yarns,I never knew if he was pulling my leg or not. I guess you could say your Grandfather was "Saved By The Bell"?Great memories!