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by Old Uncle Crow

The following is the 2008 winning entry from an annual contest at Texas A&M University, calling for (more…)

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by Old Uncle Crow

Here’s an example of sham etymology that, while it doesn’t help, IS “funnier’n Hell,” as we say out in rural Squawbunion County:

http://anticant.blogspot.com/2008/06/it-doesnt-take-incest-to-make-imbecile.html

copyrighted by tio cuervo     June 23rd, 2008

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by Old Uncle Crow

When “Irish Mike” Schluckbebier (!) over here by Marysburg, MN., tried to buy my Swedish great-grandfather’s old horse, my great-grandfather was the only one ever hereabouts to get over an Irishman (more…)

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by Old Uncle Crow

After shaking hands with Congressman Eugene McCarthy in his white shortsleeved shirt and tie after the 1958 Eagle Lake, MN, “Tater Days” parade, my Uncle Emmett Jacobson (b 1920) said to me later on the way home with the hay wagon (more…)

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by Benny R

AA, Alcoholics Anonymous, has saved lots of lives and many from drugs, too.  Nowadays of course there’s lots of 12-Step programs, including Narcotics Anonymous or NA, and so it goes.
     Including the relatively-recent so-called “Other” AA….
     So last night I let myself in my old farm house after my meeting at the Fifth Street AA Club in Terre de Bleu City here at home in Old Squawbunion County, in southern Minnesota, all ready for another late-night hate session online.  I was just getting the boiler fired up under my PC to start blogging away and telling off some MORE of these God-damned bullshipping politicians, when all in a panic I became aware (more…)

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by Old Uncle Crow

(With a big tip of the Crow Lid to ZFasthand!  OUC)

LOG ON: making da vood stove hotter.

LOG OFF: don’t add no more vood.

MONITOR: keep an eye on da vood stove.

MEGAHERTZ: vhen da big log drops (more…)

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