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FARMING LIE

IN CASEVILLE, MICHIGAN, THE PUMPKINS GET SO BIG THAT THEY HAVE TO
BE HARVESTED BEFORE THEY ARE DONE GROWING. IF YOU LET THEM GROW
TOO LONG, THEY WILL DRAG THEIR VINES DOWN THE ROAD AND WEAR THEM-
SELVES OUT UNTIL THERE IS NOTHING LEFT OF THEM.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

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

Date learned: 11-22-1970

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