September 28, 2022
SEP 28, (re)duplication: hillbilly
Authors' Note: It sure warn't easy to pack the whole bunch of neighbors and pals into a single verse. Sad to say, I had to leave out the following: bumpkins, crackers, chawbacons, clodhoppers, good ol' boys, hayseeds, and yokels. I'll include 'em next time!
Readers willing to go down an internet rabbit-hole HERE can easily get to our other eight short verses dealing with specific reduplications, as well as three fairly lengthy patter-songs about this fascinating linguistic phenomenon.