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Apparently, you've lost your touch.

I, OTOH, have just lost touch.
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Old 11-29-2018, 08:56 AM
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That's, "tetched."
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Musical fruit.
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I had double trouble.
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so did Stevie Ray Vaughan

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That's, "tetched."
In properly spoken Southern English, a person who is (or does something) crazy can be described as "tetched in the hade" (touched in the head), but one loses "touch" with reality ("S/he done lost touch, bless their little heart"). It's a very fine distinction that should never be violated, but no one knows why.

Does anyone know of a good college looking for an SSL (Southern as a Second Language) professor or translator?

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In properly spoken Southern English, <snip>
I do d'clare, y'almost made me spit my mint julep all ovah m'keyboahd.

My kin are from nawthen 'bama, so I realize (as I'm sure you do) that Southern English changes every half mile or so--roughly "over the next ridge." The fact that you and I both recognize the word "tetch," should be considered a minor miracle in that respect, cuz.
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Q: Why do some southerners believe the Three Wise Men were firefighters?
A: Because Scripture says "they came from afar."
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Uncle Frank couldn't read or write so there was no note or letter found where
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Q: Why do some southerners believe the Three Wise Men were firefighters?
A: Because Scripture says "they came from afar."
Q: Why couldn't Christmas have been held in Alabama?
A: They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin.
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"This was my dad's radio," the little boy said
"But I guess it's mine and mom's now, 'cause my daddy's dead!"
Dad had a wreck about a month ago
He was trying to get home in a blinding snow
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I do d'clare, y'almost made me spit my mint julep all ovah m'keyboahd.

My kin are from nawthen 'bama, so I realize (as I'm sure you do) that Southern English changes every half mile or so--roughly "over the next ridge." The fact that you and I both recognize the word "tetch," should be considered a minor miracle in that respect, cuz.
Y'all ain't a-doin' it right. It's 'titched' in the hade. And a ghost is a 'haint'.
"Memaw was titched in the hade and drownt in that there crike. Now she spooks us, coz she's a haint."
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"Its".
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"Its".
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Hey, I didn't write the song.
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Proclamations of innocence are rarely effective.
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Hey, I didn't write the song.
Yes. We know. Manilow does.
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Khrushchev was misunderstood. He was threatening America with Manilow when he said “We will Barry you!
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Good thing he was misunderstood. We'd have surrendered immediately if we had understood that threat.
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Old 12-01-2018, 11:26 AM
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Manilow could bury this thread.
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Old 12-01-2018, 11:31 AM
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It was actually a peace offering: "We will Burry you!" Burry made fantastic cookies; Gaucho, Fudge Town...



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Is that near Hershey, PA?
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Just up the highway.
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for a loose definition of “just”
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I was told the highways in Hershey are all one way.
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Hershey, as I recall (from having been through there once) is a suburb of Harrisburg, the capital of the Commonwealth and home to Three Mile Island, so we can guess where the highways go.
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Did the air smell like chocolate? I need to know.
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Oh, yeah, the entire town smelled like chocolate (at least back in the '60s & '70s) and you used to be able to tour the actual factory.
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The streetlights are memorable, too: https://i.pinimg.com/736x/f0/0c/fc/f...eys-kisses.jpg
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I do not really remember the smell of chocolate in town, but it was November, so the cold air was probably keeping it down.
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I'm just glad to discover that wasn't all euphemism.
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Euphemism,
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