"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn


Sunday, June 24, 2012

Magpie 123-Listen Up Buddy

image provided by Tess Kincaid of Magpie Tales

Listen up buddy
Doncha evah mess wid my sistah
Or I'll really smash yer ugly mug
I'll give you one big blistah
and I'll squash you like a bug
Got it?

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21 comments:

Bee's Blog said...

You certainly hit this one with a bang! Great!

Jinksy said...

How friendly! LOL

Linda said...

Listen up Kathe, that is some very snappy repartee! I love the creative gangster talk. Thank you for sharing this response, that takes me back to the B&W movies of yesteryear. =D

Grace said...

I hear you loud and clear ~ Nice one ~

Lyn said...

I got it, I got it! Good!!

zongrik said...

nice use of vernacular.

(i did that a bit too...)

done for

Laurie Kolp said...

Love the gangsta voice.

Brian Miller said...

alright....i get the picture....smiles....nice use of the gangster talk...lol

Tess Kincaid said...

I got it!

Hannah said...

Love the lingo!

Helen said...

Oh Kathe ... you should have recorded this ~ dialect and all!!!

chiccoreal said...

Dear Kathe: I ain't messin' with ya, so don't even thunk it...I love the gangsta talk~ very lively~ funny too~!!!

Karen S. said...

Can he please, please be my brother?!!!!

Stephen Hayes said...

You've done a great job of pulling the violence out of this photo of Orson Wells from A Touch of Evil.

Dana Dampier said...

Where was he when I was younger and needed him!

Sue said...

I ain't gonna mess with this dude!

;)

Kutamun said...

Theres always a reason why someme would want to punch ones lights out !

Little Nell said...

And he means it.....look at his face!

Little Nell said...

Well, if he didn’t get it he must be extremeley dense, the message was loud and clear!

Tumblewords: said...

Terrific!

Helena said...

The slang in the poem is wonderful, Kathe. And you're spot on - that's what big brothers are for...LoL...!