Posted by ESC on March 07, 2008 at 17:25:
In Reply to: Lying down south posted by Mike on March 07, 2008 at 11:39:
: I'm looking for Southern phrases (think Tennessee) about lying, fibbing, etc. Can anyone help?
I'll have a look in my reference books. Here is one that's kind of about lying.
So crooked he'd steal the eyeballs out of your head and swear he paid $500 for them. "Oddball Sayings, Witty Expressions & Down Home Folklore: A collection of Clever Sayings." Miriam C. Larsen (R&E Publishers, Can Jose, Ca., 1995). Page 15.