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New Book on Midwestern Folk-Sayings by Local Author

Figures of speech from an almost lost early rural culture can still be heard in the rural Midwest, although now less frequently

. These sayings

most often refer to another generation – one where threshing, hog

butchering, haying, silo filling, churning butter, and other almost

forgotten tasks were a way of life.

Local author, Bob Bohlken, is an astute scholar of rural Midwestern folk

sayings and observer of the local

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