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Thanksgiving Toast
one of many toasts (holding up wine glasses) given before eating the traditional Thanksgiving meal in late November to express gratitude for your food, family, and friends
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'cross my heart and hope to die'

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making a promise

Conversation:

Timmy: I wont tell mom you spilled your milk.

Randy: You promise?

Timmy: Cross my heart and hope to die.

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Are we having fun yet?

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asked sometimes, in a fun way, when you're actually not having so much fun at the moment

After the power went out at my birthday party, I heard someone ask, “Are we having fun yet?”

Are you talkin’ to me?

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originating from the movie Taxi Driver, a shorter, fun way of saying, “Did you just say something to me?”

Conversation:

Isabelle:  Did you hear that?

Liam:  Are you talkin’ to me?

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assume

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a 'play on words' that pulls letters out of the word “ass.u.me” as a reminder that we don't always know for sure

Never assume because you can make an 'ass' out of 'u' and 'me'.

Beat It!

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a Michael Jackson song that most commonly means 'get out of here'

Beat it you guys!  You're bothering us.

butt dial

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when your phone 'accidentally' calls someone

I’m sorry.  I must have butt-dialed you.

crack of noon

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a fun way to say 'sleep in'

On holidays, I like to get up at the crack of noon.

Ford Motor Company

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using the name of an American car company as an acronym to express positive and negative

FORD = positive:  First On Race Day (or) FORD = negative:  Fix Or Repair Daily -- Like ‘em or not, I love my Ford!

If you always do ...

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a quoto, often attributed to Henry Ford, reminding us that 'change' is necessary to achieve a different outcome

If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you always got.

If you think you can ...

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a quote from Henry Ford based on the idea that our thoughts are very powerful, positive or negative

If you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right!