"The engine's runnin' but ain't nobody driving"
(Not overly intelligent)
"As welcome as a skunk at a lawn party"
"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 met briefly but not been formally introduced)
"He thinks the sun come up just to hear him crow"
(He has a pretty high opinion of himself)
"She's got tongue enough for 10 rows of teeth"
(That can talk!)
"It's so dry the trees are bribin' the dogs"
(We could really use some rain)
"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)
"He looks like the dog's been keepin' him under the porch"
(Not the most handsome man around)
"They ate supper before they said grace"
(Living in sin)
"Time to paint your butt white and run with the antelope"
(Stop arguing and do as you're told)
"As full of wind as a corn-eating horse"
(Rather prone to boasting)
"You can put your boots in the oven but that doesn't make them biscuits"
(You can say whatever you want about something
but that doesn't change what it is)