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Origin of aw-shucks
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Example sentences from the Web for aw-shucks
Chris Stein of Blondie catches Ramone with an “aw, shucks” expression just after he drops a plate of food.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Aw has woven an impressive and contemporary human tapestry of a country that Western audiences would do well to better understand.
Five Star Billionaire By Tash Aw A collection of characters all trying to ride the tide of wealth in new China.
We make the sound AW when we see kittens sneeze, or when lumberjacks insensitively AX stately trees.National Scrabble Day: A Poem So You’ll Know All 101 Two-Letter Words|David Bukszpan|April 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But he operates in a mode as old as American letters—aw-shucks credulity mixed with an observant intelligence.
The spelling is conformed to that of the preceding poems; the alterations though numerous are slight; as y for i, au for aw, &c.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
But Jim scoffed at this statement, declaring that hay kept as long as Skyrie had been closed wouldn't be "wuth shucks."Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
"Aw, shut up," said Big Sid with a disgusted glance over his thick shoulder.
The dance began; the performers furnished their own music; each rolled out a deep aw aw aw under his visor.Overland|John William De Forest
Accordingly we were conducted thither and put to bed upon a pile of corn-shucks high up under the roof.