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