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Great Wooded South Lexicon I

By Billy Joe Fudge, Retired District Forester
Kentucky Division of Forestry

Many from off locals are continuing to struggle with some words and phrases apparently only found in our very own Great Wooded South Lexicon. In an attempt to reach out to these folks and to our "from here" local younger generation who themselves are experiencing the same difficulties of interpretation, the Great Wooded South's Language Department has decided to occasionally list a few of the more troublesome words and or phrases.
  • Suffern - the experience of great physical or emotional pain.

  • Intracal - a most important part

  • Viberate - to shake violently, usually for short periods of time

  • Nail on da ead - exact, precise, or to the point

  • Plow the ground - a request to God to prepare the soil of our minds for the planting of His Word.
More local, language, lexicon enlightener's forthcoming as the need comes to our attention.

This story was posted on 2011-04-03 11:25:04
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