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Overheard

Overheard

“My grandpa said when he was a boy this area was so sparse in population that he’d go up on the high ridges and look for wood smoke. Then he’d go to the house and see if they had any girls for him to court.” Tipper p.s. The winner of Gladys Trentham Russell book “Call Me Hillbilly” is Cynthia who said: “I never remember having the flu as a child. I had it once as an adult. My husband had…

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Overheard

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“That’s the way a body does. They just get busy and let things go that ought to be done.” Tipper…

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“I was almost finished when I ran into that box of waspers. Its a wonder they didn’t sting me to…

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“I wasn’t sure what was going on. I seen her down there by the road talking and laughing and throwing…

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“I went out there and told him what happened. He said he was glad I was alright and then we…

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“Say she had you gather sumac? What’s she a wantin’ to do go meet the Lord?” Tipper Overheard: snippets of conversation I…

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“I don’t give it no mind. I just go on about my way. You know the good book tells us…

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“It’s got to where you can’t even hear meat a fryin’ in the pan these days.” Tipper Come cook with…

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“Your mistake was letting him know what was in your mind. My mistake was thinking I had the measure of…

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Appalachian Dialect Overheard

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“I just want shed of him.” Tipper Overheard: snippets of conversation I overhear in Southern Appalachia Subscribe for FREE and get a…