The other day, the neighbor girl was swimming with my kids and came up to the deck to tattle at me:
"Your son just crossed mother."
As with sentences that make no sense (and song lyrics), my brain tried to make this series of words into something comprehensible. Maybe she said "Your son just crossed over." I checked. He was still breathing. Looked fine. Whew.
Maybe it's "Your Sun Jug's crossed another." A sun tea reference? Not brewing any.
I: Do what now?
SHE: Your son just crossed mother.
I: "Crossed mother"?
I: What does that mean?
SHE: He said something untrue.
I: You mean he lied.
I: "Crossed mother" means lie?
Anyone out there familiar with this? Is this a colloquialism I'm just not down with? Or has her family come up with a new, creepy-in-a-"Yes, Mother"-Psycho-kinda-way coinage for fibs? Thoughts...