I get intrigued with Old West cowboy terms.  And that intrigue shows itself in that we have an Old West Trivia Contest sponsored by Bronco Sue Custom Hats.  The prize is a custom cowboy hat.  If you would like to check it out go to: http://chronicleoftheoldwest.com/old-west-trivia-shootout2.shtml.

Here are some of my favorite descriptive terms:

PRAIRIE TENOR – A coyote.

BARKIN’ AT A KNOT – Doing something useless.

WEARING THE BUSTLE WRONG – A pregnant woman.

ROUND BROWNS – Cow chips.

TEAR SQUEEZER – A sad story.

COLD AS A WAGON WHEEL – Dead

Which of your favorite terms did I miss?

 

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