“An empty can makes the most noise”? How does a can make noise if it’s not being rolling across the floor nor falling onto?
That’s probably one of the more nice things she’scalled Earl.
Hmmmm, someones a tattle-tale!
Speaking of making a lot of noise….
Granmma called “you you” an empty can?
You always use a empty can when you play " Kick The Can ".
Is that an old saying that you just made up? In any case, it’s a good one.
re: templo sud
An empty can can make lots of noise. One time at Ochoco state park, a kid saw an oil can and kicked it off the cliff. Clank. Clankety-clank-clunk. Clank. Bang. Bonk. It made a lot of noise on the way down as it hit rock after rock.
It’s all part of growing up Nelson, don’t be a baby, things will get worse. lol
I recently heard it as “An empty wagon makes the most noise.” Either way oh my lord it’s true with some people like all get-out! (Not Earl, I like him. Opal, meh.)
Not a can that only has a few marbles?
Oh, it’s on now…
According to my dad it was “An empty BARREL makes the most noise”. (ca. 1940)
Isn’t a wart an odd thing to call a child? I would figure Grandpa would call him a whippersnapper, or something along those lines. I’ve been called a lot of things, and called others a lot of things, but the word wart, never came to mind.
Might as well call Nelson a bunion, or plantar toe, or if he was really upset, a leprosy infected finger.
Dec 25, 2015