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FARMING LIE

IN CASEVILLE, MICHIGAN THEY PLANT POTATOES ON THE SIDES OF HILLS
SO THAT WHEN IT RAINS THE SOIL JUST ERODES AROUND THE POTATOES AND
THEY ROLL DOWN THE HILL. THE POTATOES ARE SO BIG AND THERE ARE SO
MANY OF THEM THAT THEY COULD NEVER HARVEST AND CLEAN THEM ANY
OTHER WAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Lie Tall tale
BELIEF -- Plant husbandry Farming

Date learned: 11-22-1970

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