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#1 of 21 Old 06-27-2005, 10:57 PM - Thead Starter
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Question 6:
My crystal ball, all in 'smithereens' means what?

in many tiny pieces
loud
gleaming
wrapped up
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Question 7:
She's out to lunch means what?

missing
going out to eat
absentminded
disappearing for hours
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Question 8:
I got rid of that gas-guzzler, so what is it that I got rid of?

a small car
someone attempting suicide
a large automobile that uses much gasoline
the gas station clerk
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Question 9:
When you are on somebody's six you are where?

on his butt
on his lip
on his elbow
on his money
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Question 10:
When someone is a straight shooter, he is what?

a gay guy who hits on straight guys
a drug user
an honest person
a good shot
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6. in many tiny pieces
7. absentminded
8. a large automobile that uses much gasoline
9. money?
10. an honest person
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Stephanie,

You got 4 correct! (#6, 7, 8 and 10)

Any more guesses for #9?
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Here is some extra American Slang-how 'American' are you? info:
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Question 6:
This term originated in Ireland.
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Question 7:
When someone's actually there but only physically not mentally.
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Question 8:
Very American those gas-guzzlers, huge limos... but they seem to be going
out of style.
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Question 10:
Just like a straight arrow, someone who doesn't stray.
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Question 9:
When you are on somebody's six you are where?

on his butt
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Any more guesses?
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WTG Stephanie on #6-8, 10!
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When you are on somebody's six you are where?

on his butt
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LuAnn,

You are correct!
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Omigosh I have a dirty mind today.
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Here is some extra American Slang-how 'American' are you? info:
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Question 9:
Okay... if you don't know where it stems from, imagine 6. This expression
too seems to be popular in the military, more specifically the Air Force.
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