“Mayonaise Well…”/#1LinerWeds

When spoken with a deep West Texas drawl, that would be “my-nez” of course, which I just realized is the way I manage to express the intent to move forward with a plan of action.

Example: “We my-nez well hit the road early to avoid the traffic.”

Mind you,  it’s a subtle sound, almost unrecognizable; and I have done it my entire Southern life without knowing it until this morning.

Of course I am saying, “might as well”, and do enunciate in most all actual conversations. It just seems to be an over-the-shoulder familiar slang language that I use when feeling comfortable with family or friends for my entire life. It sits right up there alongside:

”I’ll holler at you later.”

”We’re fixin’ to go get burgers.”

😱 Where and when did it begin? Why have I never noticed it before? Nobody knows…

Meanwhile, let me intoduce you to the inspiration for the slang, if only subliminally. (Warning: all mayonaise haters should leave the room now)

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This jar of magical fluffy white yumminess is the secret ingredient to my ‘famous’ potato salad, great tuna salad, chicken salad, burgers, dressings……..you get it?

Okay then, I have confessed to my faux pas. Now I my-nez well go make a sandwich. 😀💕

This post is a part of Linda Hill’s 1Liner Wednesday

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