Originally Posted by Tribal Warfare
straighten up, and fly her right.
I was laughing my ass off when Pioli used this saying during a predraft interview.My dad and grandfather are only ones I knew that said this.
My father used to say that one, also. My uncles, too.
It's strange reading this thread. There are probably a dozen "sayings" I recall from my childhood. They must be Midwestern sayings, I guess.
See if you recognize this one ... whenever I was injured or hurt on the job, in an effort to motivate me, my Dad would say, "It's too far from your heart to kill you."