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RE: wagons and carts

Donna, trugs were originally oblong baskets with low sides, used to
collect flowers so that they could lie flat. With the boom in baskets
and in gardening in recent years, the use of the word 'trug' has been
stretched to cover all manner of containers. But I'm sure you remember
some old movies where the lady would be collecting flowers from the
cutting garden and lay them in a long rather flat basket. That's a trug.

> Just what is a trug?  I should know this, but can't seem to find it in
> my cluttered brain right now.....
> BTW Pam must be having mail problems also- got two personal messages
> returned here and figured I have the address correct since I only hit
> reply.... (so when you are back up and running Pam, the pictures are
> posted on the net)
> Donna
> > 
> > Man, my e-mail must be messed up right now cause I'm not getting those
> > messages from Kitty.  Hmmm.  That's the same kind of wagon I have
> Kitty,
> > without the sides.  I LOVE mine.  But Pam bought me my first
> trug...and
> > now
> > I have 3 cause I use them so much.  But Pam's yard is much smaller
> than
> > mine
> > and I have to hual stuff everywhere.  In fact, when our oldest riding
> > lawnmower bites the dust, my husband is going to have the blades and
> stuff
> > removed and let me use it to attach my wagon to for when I work up at
> the
> > front entry of our farm or down in the pastures.
> > 
> > Jesse R. Bell
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