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Indian Lives and Anecdotes ca. 1886 - 1941 part 10 (ms158_b3f003_010.06.pdf)

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Indians have a malapropian faculty for getting things backward. One called a yellow hammmer [two underlined] an alabama bird [two underlined]. Another told about a bird called a post-poke [two underlined] for a stake driver.

K'sam houses = examine houses (Clara)

Of a busy body: Goin' round jus' like augur handle Stickin' out jus' like sore finger." "Kickin' roun' like old boot" One told of a porpoise looking "jus like blue grin'stone"

Description: Pages from Fannie Hardy Eckstorm's notebook 10 (X)

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Language: English

Date: ca. 1886 - 1941

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