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Sluggish Situations

Posted by ESC on August 23, 2000

In Reply to: Sluggish Situations posted by Patty on August 23, 2000

: : From "This Dog'll Hunt: An Entertaining Texas Dictionary" by Wallace O. Chariton (Wordware Publishing, Piano, Texas, 1989, 1990):
: ESC... some good stuff. The ones about "slow" are closer to what I was looking for. Not so much "lazy". I'm thinking about situations (projects, for instance) that are stuck. Think about undertakings dependent on committees, rather than on individuals. Ya know? SLUGGISH!

: Keep 'em coming, people. These are great, so far.

: Patty

: : SLOW As sucking buttermilk through a straw. Slow as smoke off a fresh cow patty in January. (Actually, I've heard this more directly: Slow as smoke off s*#t.) Slow as wet gunpowder. Slow as a hound dog in August.

: : And then there's LAZY. He'll starve to death because he won't work and he's too lazy to steal. He has to prop himself up to spit.

Like watching paint dry?