- Things my Grandma Said -
You know those words your grandmother says, that aren’t currently in most peoples dialog? Yeah, it’s adorable. These words are inspired by my grandmother. Also the exploration is inspired by her as well, since she taught me how to embroider when I was young. The end product was a very unique way to display words in a fun hand-made way.
- Britches -
1. Also called knee breeches. knee-length trousers, commonly worn by men and boys in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries:
Those who get too big for their britches will be exposed in the end.
1125-75; Middle English.
- Ruckus -
1. A noisy commotion; fracas; rumpus:
The losers are sure to raise a ruckus.
2. A heated controversy:
Newspapers fostered the ruckus by printing the opponents’ letters.
1885-90, Americanism; probably blend of ruction and rumpus.
- Dickens -
1. devil; deuce (usually preceded by the and often used in exclamations):
The dickens you say!
What the dickens does he want?
1590-1600; Apparently a fanciful use of Dicken, form of Dick, proper name.
- Heathen -
1. Informal. an irreligious, uncultured, or uncivilized person.
If you only eat with your fingers, you are a bit of a heathen.
Before 900; Middle English hethen.