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Friday, August 3, 2012

Grandma-isms with Jill Kemerer Vlog

It's that time again--time for another webisode of "... with Jill Kemerer." Today, I'm sharing the secret language my grandma used. Sure, it seemed as if she spoke good old Midwestern English, but she had a few words unfamiliar to me that I spent time decoding!

Grandma-isms with Jill Kemerer



Past webisodes of "... with Jill Kemerer" are available on my YouTube channel!

What funny words did you hear as a child? I'd love to hear them!

Have a super fun weekend!!

10 comments:

  1. I didn't get to watch the whole thing, but what I saw was so cute! :)

    My grandma says things like "well, good night" and she always says she's "huntin'" something, which really just means she's looking for it. I always tease her and ask her if she's gonna shoot it whenever she finds what she's huntin'. :D

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  2. Yes! My grandma always said "good night" when she was frustrated! It was hilarious! I really miss her. She was such a sweetheart. I love that your grandma is "huntin" something--isn't that funny! :) Thanks!!

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  3. I used to say pocketbook growing up all the time!

    My hubby's mom used to say sweeper instead of vacuum and his college roommates ribbed him good for that!!

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    1. You did?? Hilarious!!

      We've used the term "sweeper," too--good one! I wish I could remember all the other grandma-isms I've forgotten! :)

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  4. Oh, I love it! I remember one time my dad used the word beastly--for some reason, us kids thought it was the funniest thing ever, and thus, it became part of our regular vocab. :)

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    1. I'm SO guilty of making fun of my parents! And now my kids do the same to me. The circle of life... :)

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  5. My grandmother would say "rid up" for clean up. That is truly an Ohio expression. She would also say, "Oh,you darsent." That means, you better not do it. Her expression when she was disapproving of something was, "I yi yi."

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    1. Ha, ha! Rid up! Love it! The "I yi yi" was one I heard too--thanks for bringing back memories!

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  6. My grandma was from Georgia and Florida.She also lived in Mississippi. When we'd leave after a visit, she'd say, "Come hug my neck."- Just like Sheriff Andy Taylor. Instead of telling me to be good, she'd say,"Be sweet."

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    1. "Be sweet" what an awesome thing to say! Sooo cute! Thanks!!

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