Memories of our county – Southern English

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

This conversation might have been heard from two, little, old, ladies as they sat on the front porch dipping snuff and fanning with old funeral parlor fans on a hot summer afternoon in the Deep South.Quite a difference in the vernacular.
“How you been doing, Myrtle?
“Fine as frog hair split four ways, Matilda, How you been doing?
“Been doing tolerable well, I guess, Myrtle, considering as I got the Gout and found out yesterday that we was gonna have another Granyoungun. I ain’t never seed the like of