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Saturday, January 21, 2006

Pappy Always Used to Say...

The first time I pulled my adjective on that cliché and backed him down, Daddy said, "Son, that were a damn fool thing to do. Thet thar hombre were out to kill yer language. Y' let him live. Son, never pull yer adjective unless y' mean t' use it."
Hell, Daddy," I said--"It weren't even loaded."

"Then use yer verbs, but finish what you start."

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