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Here you will find:
"We could get a sack of meal and a jug of molasses and live fat all winter." [The Proposal]
"Philip announced that he guessed he would have to be a Democrat when he grew up, 'cause I can't say pudican.'" [How to Choose a Political Party]
"I think there is a crick (Hoosier for creek) just about here-re-re!!" [Coon Huntin']
Suspense and drama
"He's down by the corn crib."
"What's he doing down there?"
"Oh, he's just hangin' there." [Climbing the Corn Crib]
You will also find a window into the life of those who made their living from the land without benefit of modern technology and transportation-a hard but satisfying life. So pull a chair up to the stove and discover that the "simple life" was not always as sedate as it seems in history books.