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Old 01-30-2006, 10:35 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by urmaniac13
Here are a few of Italian version...

When you say He is "un pezzo di pane" (a piece of bread), means he is a grand, awesome, lovely guy.

if something/someone is "una pizza", it/he/she is booo-riiiing.

"mozzarella" describes a person who is very pale and unathletic.

"un sacco di patate"(sackful of potatoes) also means someone with no athletic ability.

"fare una frittata" (make a frittata) means make a hash of something, mess up badly.

"salame" (or salami) means an idiot.
Bravo Licia! Great list - it reminds me of how Tony calls me a "patata" (Italian female form of the word potato) which is quite akin to the English term of endearment "pumpkin"

- Apple of my eye

- My cheeks were beet red (lol, this actually happens to me all the time!)

-Don't be crabby

-In a real jam

-Spice it up

-We gelled together

-Melting pot of society

-You say tomato, I say to-mato

-Where's the beef?

-What a dish (in reference to a pretty woman)

-Fork it over

-Honey bunny (or just "honey" on its own)

-A bun in the oven (aka, pregnant)

-It all panned out for me

-I'm strapped for dough (aka, money)

-What a shirmp (in reference to something's size)

-Spilled the beans

-Sugar coated (as in, " we sugar coated the bad situation")

-An apple a day

-Peaches and cream complexion

-Milking it for all it's worth

-Raw deal

-Like Mana from heaven

-Any way you slice it

-Piece of the pie (as in, "I wanna get in on a piece of the pie")

-Toss your cookies

-My brain is scrambled

-He/she's such a ham

-Hamming it up

-Spoilt for choice (a UK term meaning you have a lot of options)

-Bad apple/bad seed

-Juice it up (aka, add more power)

-Pie in the sky

-Freezing my buns off (a common statement during Canadian winters )

-Milling around

-Cheesecake picture (aka, scantly clad subject matter)

-Cold as ice

-Watered down (aka, "I watered down the situation when I described it to Mom")

-They're going to fry

-I stewed over the problem

-Lump sum (like a lump of dough)

-He/she's hot!

-Mild mannered

-It really soured our experience

-What a tastless thing to do

-Hard to swallow

-Just peachy

This game is so much fun, it's a little tricky, but still a piece of cake
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Old 01-30-2006, 05:18 PM   #12
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I frequently stew about things.

then I put them on the back burner.

She's saucey - or fresh.

She has a bun in the oven.

Don't wanna go of half-baked.

heh heh
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Old 01-30-2006, 05:58 PM   #13
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I love word games (and love food, so this game is pure bliss for me), and through out the night I've been jotting some more terms down as they've come to me...

-Bringing home the bacon

-Eat your heart out

-Chew the fat (grisle)

-Crumbs (like shady people)

-Pumpkin (term of endearment, the same goes for "sugar")

-The proof is in the pudding

-Dish it out

-Food for thought

-Fork in the road

-Something to chew on/over

-Selling like hotcakes

-Born with a silver spoon in their mouth

-Don't be chicken

-Let'a talk turkey

-The rest is just gravy

-Seperating the wheat from the chaff

-What a crock

-Letting off steam

-The pits

-Spoilt rotten

-Humble pie

-Meat and bones of the situation

-Steamy encounter

-Reached my boiling point

-The rest is just icing on the cake

-Have your cake and eat it too

-Cream of the crop

-The cream always rises to the top

-Sweet-heart

-Zest for life

-Beefing upo

-Take it with a grain of salt

-Salt of the earth

-Egg on your face

-Don't noodle me

-In the lime light

-Like oil and water

-Let's pig out

-It's in the pan

-Mince words

-Piece of toast

-Brewing (or stewing) over the situation

-I'm toast

-Mug shot (or "what a mug" )

-Bottle necking

-Upper crust of society

-Break the ice

-Don't put all your eggs in one basket

-Don't cry over spilt milk

-Couch potato

-Egg somebody on

What do you guys think, have I gone bananas?
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