C. Carey Cloud

"Down Yonder" Luke Barker says... June Newlyweds

Down Yonder - Luke Barker says...      Zeb Pike Sez thet he's ete so much cracked wheat an' oat meal he's afreared t' look a donkey in th' face.
     A lot o' June newlyweds find thet th' sea o' matromony begins t' git purty rough about September.

Translation for city slickers (non-hill people):

     Zeb Pike said that he ate so much cracked wheat and oatmeal that he is afraid to look a donkey in the face.
     A lot of June newlyweds find that the sea of matrimony begins to get pretty rough around September.

December 12th, 1932

C. Carey Cloud