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road hard and put away wet


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  • well yes; but after a long road trip to austin from whence i garnered the phrase, i felt more than a little road hard, and also crumpled, like laundry that'd been put away while still wet. totally innocuous, my version...

    January 22, 2008

  • Sorry; forgot to note that my tongue was planted firmly in cheek. See my list Malapropisms I've heard (and, for fun, Other malapropisms

    January 21, 2008

  • Side note to Asativum - I believe the expression is actually "hard row to hoe" in farming or gardening.

    "Rode hard and put away wet" is commonly used these days to describe in a derogatory fashion a woman that looks rough or a woman who has been used in an ill fashion and discarded. Here in my city the term is synonymous with an equally derogatory term, gin hag, and both terms imply alcoholism.

    January 21, 2008

  • Used for horses that have had a tough road to hoe, no doubt.

    January 21, 2008

  • Quite! Though now whenever I hear the phrase, it's usually a more promiscuous usage...

    (Naughty Julia!)

    January 21, 2008

  • Yes, and it refers to horses, I believe. At least it did originally.

    January 21, 2008

  • Haha, I believe the correct spelling is "rode hard," luv.

    January 21, 2008