Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Name Calling

Language is such a dynamic process. Everything effects it. From parents, school, TV, what region one lives in, and to what activities one is in involved in and everything in between...from how we pronounce words to what words we are pronouncing...all are accumulated throughout our lives.

Ya hay bag, where the hell have you been lately? A horsey friend of mine bellowed across the Super Wal-Mart parking lot. Yes, she called me a hay bag...must be some equine equivalent to ho bag. Although there is most definitely a big difference between a hay bag, something used to keep hay hung up in, and a ho bag.

A hay net...cheaper version of a hay bag. I know some.

A friend's Paint horse enjoying his hay bag. Bet he never calls his mommy one.

I am home getting ready to go to two job interviews today...and a stupid robin is still flying into one of my bay windows. Which it has been doing since 7AM...and I am seriously wondering how much drain bamage it is going to end up with.


Blogger Kyahgirl said...

good luck ya ol' haybag!


7:22 AM  
Blogger Major John said...

Interviews?! Good luck. Oh, and let us know how they go.

7:31 AM  
Blogger brian said...

Aniin Cowgirl,

Good luck on the job interviews today. What's in a name? I'm pretty opaque when it comes to names and labels.

We have mirrored windows, we get birds strikes all the time.

Have to repeat the comment that I love what you said on Sar's Brawl yesterday about race. I got your back any time.

Tommorrow I have a link to you, see you then.

amiigwech for your friendship.

7:45 AM  
Blogger Jake said...

In bocca al lupo!

8:44 AM  
Blogger BarnGoddess said...

Good Luck! very nice paint horse...

I hate birds, I wrote about them today too

9:49 AM  
Blogger O Ceallaigh said...

Y'learn something new every day online. Don't think there's much of a link between "hay" and "ho". If there is, you and your "friend" may wish to have a talk.

Doubt the bird will get much brain damage, it doesn't weigh enough. And it's probably not hitting the window at full speed. Much more likely the fool thing will break its neck. Even that's not too likely unless it plays dive bomber, or is fleeing in a panic from something.

Hope those interviews went the way you wished them to.

12:58 PM  
Blogger EsotericWombat said...

What does one keep in a ho bag?

Good luck with the interviews.

1:07 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ha ha Hay bag?

1:40 PM  
Anonymous cooper said...


1:41 PM  
Blogger Miz BoheMia said...

Ho's for when the urge calls maybe? (answering Wombat... and quite pathetically I might add)

Dammit! Cooper!!! Stop going places before me! For once I was not planning to be verbose and ha, ha, haaa Hay bag? was to be mine, MINE!

Oy vey!

See what you do to us Cowgirl?

2:21 PM  
Anonymous puppytoes said...

hope the interviews went well... and that watching that robin bang his head repeatedly didn't give you drain bamage! (my new favorite term... i laughed and laughed... now i can't wait to use it!) : D

2:53 PM  
Blogger brian said...

Good Weds. morning Cowgirl,

Hope the interviews went great, see you today, new post up. When you are not super busy, let me know. Love ya'

4:04 AM  
Blogger The ZenFo Pro said...

Ah, the job interviews...sweet!

Um, well, its a lot better than what a lot of folks call me...lol...

Well, ye hay bag, language is indeed a dynamic thing ;)

Sorry...still living in the "corn ghetto" moment... ;)

6:24 AM  
Blogger Kyahgirl said...

everything ok hay bag? haven't seen you around!!

8:24 PM  
Blogger Minka said...

Hey, we are using those hay nets a lot. Especially over the winter. In the summer tehy come down as the horses just go out and return inside sometime in September.
Me and my sister used a hay net on her oldest child 7 two weeks ago. We put him in it and put it up, teasing him and hoping for a minute of peace. He managed to get out of it in about two minutes, smiling ever so proudly. There is nothign that can contain that boy!

3:18 AM  
Blogger brian said...

Good Thursday morning,

Hope everything is ok. Or do you need a SAR?

5:10 AM  
Anonymous shayna said...

Hope your job interviews went well.

8:33 AM  

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