The Maine
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Kin To Kaint & Stiddy

an excerpt from Maine Lingo: Boiled Owls, Billdads, & Wazzats by John Gould KIN TO KAINT: From can see to can’t see; dawn to dusk. In outdoor work the weather is a factor, and in shipyards, on farms, and in the woods it was the custom to work stiddy in pleasant weather from kin to kaint. STIDDY: Steady. A stiddyin’ hand, and “stiddy as […]

We All Have Our Reasons: #3986

A doctor posts on Facebook: Direct quote from a 93 year old patient who, by the way, still goes lobstering: “I don’t have time for pain.”

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