HH25

One who never has anything to say: “What’s the matter with him?” “________?”

CAT’S GOT HIS TONGUE 466
NR 100
TONGUE-TIED 93
CAT GOT HIS TONGUE 75
DUMMY 38
LOST HIS TONGUE 28
IS HE DUMB 21
CAN’T HE TALK 17
DUMB 17
LOST HIS VOICE 17
HAS THE CAT GOT HIS TONGUE 9
SHY 7
CLOSE-MOUTHED 6
STUPID 6
HAS HE LOST HIS TONGUE 4
HE’S DUMB 4
IS HE SICK 4
IS HE STUPID 4
BASHFUL 3
CAT HAS HIS TONGUE 3
CAT HAVE HIS TONGUE 3
CLAMMED UP 3
DOESN’T HE HAVE ANYTHING TO SAY 3
DOESN’T HE KNOW ANYTHING 3
HE NEVER SAYS ANYTHING 3
HE’S QUIET 3
IS HE TONGUE-TIED 3
QUIET 3
SPEECHLESS 3
SWALLOWED HIS TONGUE 3
AFRAID TO TALK 2
CAT MUST HAVE HIS TONGUE 2
CLOSE-MOUTH 2
DOESN’T HE KNOW HOW TO TALK 2
DULL 2
DUMBBELL 2
HE CAN’T TALK 2
HE NEVER TALKS 2
HE’S AWFUL QUIET 2
HE’S BACKWARD 2
HE’S SO QUIET 2
HE’S STUPID 2
IS HE A DUMMY 2
IS HE MUTE 2
MUM 2
NEVER SAYS A WORD 2
OFF HIS ROCKER 2
SILENT AS A TOMB 2
STUCK-UP 2
SWALLOW HIS TONGUE 2
TIGHT-MOUTH 2
WHAT’S WRONG 2
ACTS DUMB 1
ACTS LIKE A DUMMY 1
ACTS SILLY 1
AFRAID 1
AFRAID TO SPEAK 1
ANYHOW 1
ARE YOU RETARDED 1
AWFUL QUIET 1
BACKWARD 1
BORE 1
BUTTON ON HIS LIP 1
CAN’T HE SPEAK 1
CAN’T HE THINK OF ANYTHING TO SAY 1
CAN’T OPEN HIS MOUTH 1
CAN’T TALK 1
CAT STOLE HIS TONGUE 1
CAT SWALLOWED HIS TONGUE 1
CAT TOOK HIS TONGUE 1
CAT’S BIT HIS TONGUE 1
CHAIR-WARMER 1
CLAMS UP 1
CLOSED UP LIKE A CLOWN 1
CLOSED-MOUTH 1
CLOSED-UP 1
DEADHEAD 1
DEAF AND DUMB 1
DEEP THINKER 1
DID HE LOSE HIS BEARING 1
DID HE SWALLOW HIS TONGUE 1
DID THE CAT LOSE YOUR TONGUE 1
DOESN’T HE GET OFF THE FENCE 1
DON’T BE SO STUPID 1
DON’T HE KNOW HOW TO TALK 1
DON’T KNOW HE’S LIVING 1
DON’T TALK MUCH 1
DOPE 1
DOWN IN THE MOUTH 1
DUMB AS FOUR O’CLOCK 1
DUMB EGG 1
DUMMIES UP 1
DUNCE 1
FORGOT HIS MOUTH 1
FRAID TO TALK 1
FROZE 1
GOT A BURR UNDER HIS TAIL 1
GOT HIS HABITS ON 1
GRASS GROWN OVER HIS MOUTH 1
HASN’T A THOUGHT IN HIS HEAD 1
HE A MUTE 1
HE ACTS DUMB 1
HE BASHFUL 1
HE CAN’T SPEAK A WORD 1
HE CLAMMED UP 1
HE CLAMS UP 1
HE DOESN’T ADD TO THE CONVERSATION 1
HE DOESN’T TALK MUCH 1
HE DON’T KNOW NOTHING 1
HE DON’T SAY NOTHING 1
HE GOT THE PIP 1
HE HAS VERY LITTLE TO SAY 1
HE HASN’T A THOUGHT IN HIS HEAD 1
HE ISN’T SPILLING ANYTHING 1
HE NEVER HAS ANYTHING TO SAY 1
HE NEVER OPENS HIS MOUTH 1
HE NEVER SAYS A THING 1
HE NEVER SAYS A WORD 1
HE SHORE IS QUIET 1
HE SICK 1
HE SURE DON’T GAB MUCH 1
HE TONGUE IS TIE 1
HE’S A DEADBEAT 1
HE’S A DUMB BUNNY 1
HE’S A DUMBBELL 1
HE’S A GROUCH 1
HE’S A HUSH-MOUTH 1
HE’S A LITTLE ODD 1
HE’S A MUMMY 1
HE’S A PRETTY GOOD LISTENER 1
HE’S ALWAYS CLAMMED UP 1
HE’S AS QUIET AS A DAM 1
HE’S AWFULLY QUIET 1
HE’S CERTAINLY QUIET 1
HE’S CLAMMED UP 1
HE’S CLOSE-MOUTH 1
HE’S CLOSE-MOUTHED 1
HE’S DOING A LOT OF THINKING 1
HE’S DULL 1
HE’S DUMB AND STUPID BOTH 1
HE’S GOT THE BIG HEAD 1
HE’S JUST QUIET 1
HE’S LIKE A BUMP ON A LOG 1
HE’S LIKE A KNOT ON A LOG 1
HE’S LIKE THAT 1
HE’S MIGHTY SOBER TODAY 1
HE’S NOT TALKING 1
HE’S QUIET AS A CHURCH MOUSE 1
HE’S QUIET AS A MOUSE 1
HE’S QUIETER THAN A MOUSE 1
HE’S REAL QUIET 1
HE’S SHY 1
HE’S SO GLUM 1
HE’S SURE STUPID 1
HE’S THINKING TOO 1
HE’S TIMID 1
HE’S TONGUE-TIED 1
HE’S TOO SHREWD TO TALK 1
HIS NOSE IS OUT OF JOINT 1
I DON’T THINK HE CAN TALK 1
I NEVER HEAR HIM SAY A WORD 1
I THINK HE’S STUPID 1
IS HE A DOPE 1
IS HE A DUMB DORA 1
IS HE A HALF-WIT 1
IS HE A STUPE 1
IS HE A WALLFLOWER 1
IS HE AFRAID TO TALK 1
IS HE ANGRY ABOUT SOMETHING 1
IS HE ANTI-SOCIAL 1
IS HE BASHFUL 1
IS HE DEAD 1
IS HE DEAF 1
IS HE DUMBFOUNDED 1
IS HE EATING POPPY SEED 1
IS HE FEELING ALL RIGHT 1
IS HE GOOFY 1
IS HE MAD 1
IS HE MAD ABOUT SOMETHING 1
IS HE OFF HIS ROCKER TODAY 1
IS HE ON CLOUD NINE 1
IS HE P.O.’D AT SOMETHING 1
IS HE SHY 1
IS HE SORE ABOUT SOMETHING 1
IS HE TIGHT-LIPPED 1
IS HE TIMID 1
IS HE TOO GOOD FOR US 1
ISN’T HE WITH US 1
JUST AFRAID TO TALK 1
JUST PLAIN DISAGREEABLE 1
KIND OF DUMBBELL LIKE 1
LIKE A SPHYNX 1
LIVING IN ANOTHER WORLD 1
LOGY 1
LONER 1
LOST HIS MARBLES 1
LOST HIS SPEECH 1
LUMMOX 1
MEALY-MOUTHED 1
MOODY 1
MOUSY 1
MOUTH-BOUND 1
MUST BE DUMB 1
MUST BE MAD AT THE WORLD 1
MUST HAD A FIGHT WITH HIS WIFE 1
NEVER HAS ANYTHING TO SAY 1
NEVER OPENS HIS MOUTH 1
NEVER TALKS 1
NEVER TALKS MUCH 1
NOT TALKING 1
NOT VERY FRIENDLY 1
NOT WITH IT 1
NUMBSKULL 1
OFF HIS BASE 1
OLD DUMMY 1
PERSON OF LONG SILENCE 1
PUFFED UP 1
QUIET AS A BUMP ON A LOG 1
QUIET AS A CLAM 1
QUIET AS A MOUSE 1
QUIET LIKE A CLAM 1
QUIET SORT OF PERSON 1
QUIET TYPE 1
RAT GOT HIS TONGUE 1
RETIRING 1
SHEEP GOT HIS TONGUE 1
SHOCKED 1
SHUT 1
SHUT-MOUTHED 1
SILENT 1
SILENT AS THE GRAVE 1
SILENT TYPE 1
SITS THERE LIKE A BUMP ON A LOG 1
SO SILENT 1
SOBER-SIDES 1
SOMEBODY LICK THE RED OFF HIS CANDY 1
SOMETHING HURTING 1
STILL WATER RUNS DEEP 1
STUMBLEBUM 1
SWALLERED HIS TONGUE 1
THAT OLD CRACKPOT 1
THAT OLD STOOGE 1
THICKHEADED 1
TONGUE TIED 1
TOO LAZY TO TALK 1
TROUBLE-MAKER 1
WHAT’S EATING ON HIM 1
WHAT’S HE POUTING ABOUT 1
WHAT’S THE MATTER 1
WHAT’S WITH HIM 1
WHERE ARE YOU–IN SEVENTH HEAVEN 1
WHO STOLE YOUR CANDY 1
WHO STOLE YOUR MARBLES 1
WHY CAN’T HE SAY SOMETHING 1
WHY DON’T HE WAKE UP 1
WHY IS HE SO QUIET 1
WOULDN’T SAY ‘SHIT’ IF HE HAD A MOUTHFUL 1
YOU DUMB 1

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