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FORMULA SPEECH

ABOUT TWO IN A HILL.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT STATES THAT WHEN PLANTING CORN, ONE PLACES THREE GRAINS IN
A "HILL", IN HOPES THAT AT LEAST ONE WILL GROW. SO WHEN A FARMER IS
ASKED HOW HE IS, HE ANSWERS "ABOUT TWO IN A HILL", INFERRING
THAT HE IS PRETTY GOOD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CORN ; FARMER

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 10-24-1971

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