_behind the Cotton Curtain_ = "in the South"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 20 01:57:30 UTC 2014

Occasionally, I Google stuff from my lost youth to see whether there's a
documented instance of it that has been found. This was common in St.
Louis, ca. 1950-


All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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