Sweet mother of pearl...
"Sweet mother of pearl"
This one is used as some would use "holy cow" or "oh my gosh".
"When I saw all the Christmas shopping traffic downtown today, I loudly exclaimed "sweet mother of pearl, that's a lot of cars."
Here is another hilarious example of this slang expression being used.
Other slang expressionss...
Pants that are worn in anticipation of eating a huge meal (i.e. Thanksgiving dinner). These pants usually boast an elastic waist, to allow some give for that third helping of sweet potato pie.
The girls and I are going to a buffet for dinner, so I'm wearing my Thanksgiving pants.
To drift aimlessly between subjects of interest, by finding them accidentally on a web search for something else.
"I was looking for information on the Holocaust and I found a lot of neat sites with historical facts about Germany.""Oh, so you were google drifting."
A term that is used to descibe a even split in a state between democrat and republican voters.
Ohio is usually a purple state in Presidential Elections.
This is one I have only heard used by Wendell Nofziger when we worked together at EMM. Could be used in a good game of Rook or Settlers of Catan, when someone bungles up your strategy with their move.
"Why you little pot licker..."