Grandma’s speech

Grandma’s speech

My grandma spoke words that we don’t hear much anymore. The one that I remember best is, “you musn’t do that” (don’t do anything wrong). Some other words she used were “poke” (paper bag), “holler” (hollow, a small valley), “peaked” (pale or sickly), “a heap of” (a lot), “I han’t seed them” (didn’t see them), “I’m a fixin’ to go” (getting ready to go), “a fur piece” (a long way), “kiver” (cover), “a’feared” (afraid), “airish” (breezy), and “aim to” (intend to).

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