AS WELCOME AS A SKUNK AT A LAWN PARTY.
(Not welcome at all).
TIGHTER THAN BARK ON A TREE.
(Not very generous)
BIG HAT, NO CATTLE.
(All talk and no action)
WE’VE HOWDIED BUT WE AIN’T SHOOK YET.
(We’ve made a brief acquaintance, but not been formally introduced.)
HE THINKS THE SUN CAME UP JUST TO HEAR HIM CROW.
(He has a pretty high opinion of himself.)
IT’S SO DRY THE TREES ARE BRIBIN’ THE DOGS.
(We really could use a little rain around here.)
JUST BECAUSE A CHICKEN HAS WINGS DOESN’T MEAN IT CAN FLY.
(Appearances can be deceptive.)
THIS AIN’T MY FIRST RODEO.
(I’ve been around awhile.)