Woodbox and Clearn

from Maine Lingo: Boiled Owls, Billdads, & Wazzats by John Gould WOODBOX: The kitchen box for firewood which has additional duties in transferred usage. To be “sick a-bed in the woodbox” is to be laid up with a minor complaint which, although distressing, doesn’t put you to bed. To be flabbergasted by sudden bad news is to be “knocked […]