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Re: OT: washtubs (was: Dime Spot update)

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] OT: washtubs (was: Dime Spot update)
  • From: Thomas Abney papatoms2@yahoo.com
  • Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 07:42:27 -0800 (PST)

Weins had to be carfil to not gat da snake when we'd pull up da bucket o water to put in da tub. Winder time didant have no snake. Sis had to stay in oder room while I was  bathen lessen she had to go to da out house.
We sold the farm in 1991 and moved Mom close to us in Ozark. The iris pictrued is one Mom had on the farm. We keep it in memory of her. I used this slide with Power Point. Can any one tell me the iris name? We did have to watch for the snake. Water still tasted OK.
Tom Abney
Town of Ozark MO Zone 6a       19 degrees here this morning. REs have had it.

oneofcultivars@aol.com wrote:
In a message dated 11/22/2003 8:03:13 PM Central Standard Time, oneofcultivars@aol.com writes:

Tubs here: They are called the big one and the little one here. I do not have the middle size one. But, I think the big one is a # 2.

Well I lied. The big one is a #3. It has a 3 embossed into the bottom. The little one is a # 0. It has a 0 embossed in the bottom.

Only the wealthy with a maid, slave or two wives should own one of those oblong giant ones. Someone had to draw, tote, heat, tote and empty those things. Course if you had two rub boards both those wives could work on the washin' at the same time.

Don't think my momma woulda loud bathin' in the livin' room. She is such a prude. Now makin' me take 'em on the back porch in front of a passel of kin' folks was OK with her. Yep, she has shore nuff been hard figgerin' out.

I'll be sendin' her a bucket of iris stalks tomorrow that woulda been froze if I had not cut 'em.

Bill Burleson 7 or 8

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