Appalachian Word of the Day

A friend's fine up, who is right energetic.  

Right ~ adj. / properly, very, accurately 

Today I can utilize this fine adjective in several different ways.  

Examples:  I am right tired.  

That laundry pile is right big.  

Those uniforms are right dirty.  

This word should not be confused with nary, as in there ain't nary a clean dish in this house.  We are getting close to using nary around here, but not yet.  


"Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands, and gets to work."  

Carl Sandburg 




Comments

  1. By golly, you're right! And if Uncle Harry were here he'd say nary another thing. Enjoy getting things right 'cause it sounds like you're gonna be right busy! Love the Sandburg quote!

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  2. yes . . . right . . . now on to nary . . .
    Loved the “wet look, photo smile!”

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  3. This was a right entertaining post Michelle 😊

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  4. Thanks for the new word and the Sandburg quote. The dog looks like he's ready to play. :)

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  5. That pup looks right crazy! ;-)

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  6. Now that is one happy face!!

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  7. What a cute dog! Is it yours? I love the slang.. as the child of Oklahoma people and who was born in Watonga.. I feel right at home with it. ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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  8. I like both right and nary!

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  9. I haven't heard "nary" in a very long time.....

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  10. It would seem "right" would be a good substitute for "damn" in mixed company...

    Right find post!

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  11. lol! My sister used to live in Harrisonville, MO, which is just south of Peculiar. You can check that out on a map. Well, one of her friends there always used the word "puny". You don't want to be describing your husband to anyone as a "might puny"... that just doesn't sound good...

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  12. That's a right gorgeous dog :-)

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  13. I love regional accents! I know I'll never fully lose my NY Brooklyn accent, even though I now live in the west. The funny thing is my oldest Colorado native granddaughter has picked up some of my accent as she is around me so much!

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