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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Whoa Nellie


 

13 comments:

  1. Pretty fancy way of saying junk shop! Just kidding--- I think it's clever.

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  2. Whoa... you stumped me with this sign.

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  3. Great name for an old stuff shop.

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  4. Whoa Nellie is a saying I heard many times through the years. I always wondered who Nellie was. :)

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  5. That sounds like my kind of shop.

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  6. Great name for a thrift shop :)

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  7. I don't understand if it's a joke or a pun..sorry

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    1. It is a common phrase meaning slow down, or stop. Nelly was a Wells Fargo horse in 1898 in California, but now it means anything that needs to slow down.

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  8. Whoa, Nelly! Oh boy howdy. Katie, bar the door. I love these phrases.

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