Directives

· Go out and get the stink blown off you! (Stink is your bad manners or bad behavior.)
· That’ll never be a hit. (To disagreeable music play.)
· Move with authority. (Don’t dilly dally. Be intentional.)
· Don’t talk like a banana.
· Just do push-aways from the table. (Diet technique.)

· When I nod my head, hit it. (Hammering a nail.)
· Go fly a kite! (Go find something to do.)
· Study hard, get some A’s. (Said on the way out the door to school or not.)
· It behooves you to…
· Hold the fort. (Keep watch.
· It’s a lead pipe cinch. (Surely)
· You should wake up cheerful like me. (Dad DOES wake up cheerful!)
· Get in. Get wet. Get washed. Get rinsed. Get OUT! (Dad likes short showers.)
· Stay green. Stay Green. Stay GREEN. STAY GREEN! AHHH! (Stop light command.)
· Watch the game Ref, you’re missing a good one.
· Go ahead, back up! (Assisting someone backing up.)
· Watch out or you’ll get a pocket full of fenders. (Lingering in a crosswalk.)

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About Robin Arnold

Reader, writer, gardener, geek, maker of homes in several states, now settled in Virginia with husband Bob, and Hazel and Wilson the tabby cats.
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