The subject of a hillbilly funk
song of the same name, Amos Moses was the brainchild
of Jerry Reed, in 1971.
According to the song, Amos Moses was a stoic
, one-armed Cajun
man that "hunted gator
s" (that is, alligators) back when the act was still criminalize
d. When a sherrif
tried to catch him for his crime, he "never come out again".
The song describes him as a sort of tough as nails
person, not unlike Chuck Norris
, though his "super powers" were severely limited, since his power was "huntin' alligators down in the swamp boi
See the Jerry Reed song, "Amos Moses".
From the 1971 song "Amos Moses
", a phrase referring to a person that gorges
on food. It literally means that one can eat the equivalent of their weight in food, and unless the person exercises vigorously, the chances are high that they're huge
(There) lived a man named Doc
Milsap and his pretty wife Hanna, (and) they raised up a son who could eat up his weight in groceries! Named him after a man of the cloth
, Called him Amos Moses!" -Jerry Reed, "Amos Moses
Me: "Okay, what ingredient does the cake call for
: "A teaspoon of vaniller."
My grandmother told me a story of a young girl who asked where Adam
was in Christmas
. The girl's parents were like what the heck
She explained "Well, there's a Christmas Eve, so this is obviously Christmas Adam!"