Pickled Beans & Corn

Common Folklore & Supersitions

Doodlebug

Tipper Pressley
Appalachia

Nicknames

I’m into nicknames…not hard to guess since mine overtook my real name a long time ago.  In case you haven’t…

baby biscuit
Appalachia

Flumlolly!

A few month’s back Sheila, a Blind Pig reader, left a comment about the word flumlolly. I emailed her to…

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Music

Ages and Ages Ago

Last week I had the old Gene Autry song “Ages and Ages Ago” on my mind. I’m not sure if…

solve learning riddles from appalachia
Riddles

Riddle 27

I’m sharing another riddle from “Way Down Yonder on Troublesome Creek Appalachian Riddles & Rusties” by James Still. “Black as…

woodstove
Appalachia

September in Pigeon Roost 3

The 1974 Winter Edition of the Foxfire Magazine contains a compilation of newspaper articles written by Harvey Miller. At the…