hay is for horses

Hay is for horses
This idiom is used as a way of telling children not to say the word 'hey' as in hey you or hey there.

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  • Hay — is a generic term for grass or legumes that have been cut, dried, and stored for use as animal feed, particularly for grazing animals like cattle, horses, goats, and sheep. Hay can also be fed to pets such as guinea pigs and rabbits, though they… …   Wikipedia

  • for´ag|er — for|age «FR ihj, FOR », noun, verb, aged, ag|ing. –n. 1. hay, grain, or other food for horses, cattle, or other domestic animals; fodder: »Forage for the cattle is in the hayloft. SYNONYM(S): provender. 2. a hunting or searching for food or prov …   Useful english dictionary

  • for|age — «FR ihj, FOR », noun, verb, aged, ag|ing. –n. 1. hay, grain, or other food for horses, cattle, or other domestic animals; fodder: »Forage for the cattle is in the hayloft. SYNONYM(S): provender. 2. a hunting or searching for food or prov …   Useful english dictionary

  • hay|rack — «HAY RAK», noun. 1. a rack or frame for holding hay to be eaten by cattle, horses, or other animals. 2. a framework on a wagon used in hauling hay or straw. 3. a wagon having such a framework …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hay, New South Wales — Infobox Australian Place | type = town name = Hay state = nsw caption = Westpac Bank building (previously A.J.S. Bank, built in 1877), corner of Lachlan Bank streets at Hay lga = Hay Shire Council postcode = 2711 pop = 2,692 (2001 Census) est =… …   Wikipedia

  • hay — hayey, adj. /hay/, n. 1. grass, clover, alfalfa, etc., cut and dried for use as forage. 2. grass mowed or intended for mowing. 3. Slang. a. a small sum of money: Twenty dollars an hour for doing very little certainly ain t hay. b. money: A… …   Universalium

  • hay — I. /heɪ / (say hay) noun 1. grass, clover, lucerne, etc., cut and dried for use as fodder. 2. grass mowed or intended for mowing. 3. Colloquial money. –verb (t) 4. to convert (grass) into hay. 5. to furnish (horses, etc.) with hay. –phrase 6. a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Barefoot horses — refers to horses which are kept barefoot full time, as opposed to horses who are fitted with horse shoes. The hooves of barefoot horses are trimmed with special consideration to a barefoot lifestyle. The barefoot horse movement advocates a… …   Wikipedia

  • Complete list of downloadable songs for the Rock Band series — For Rock Band Track Packs, see List of Rock Band track packs. For Rock Band Network songs, see List of Rock Band Network songs. The Rock Band series of music video games supports downloadable songs for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii… …   Wikipedia

  • John Hay Whitney — (August 27, 1904 February 8, 1982), colloquially known as Jock Whitney, was U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, publisher of the New York Herald Tribune , and a member of the Whitney family.FamilyBorn August 27, 1904, in Ellsworth, Maine,… …   Wikipedia

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