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New York Folklore Vol. 7. Nos. 3-4, 1981
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NEW YORK FOLKLORE
Vol. 7, Nos. 3-4, Winter, 1981
CONTENTS

Flag and Rush Industry of Savannah, New York Hugo Freund and Amy Rashap 1

Early American Anecdotes in the Commercial Advertiser
Robert A. Gates 47

"La Vie de l'Habitant": Quebec’s Folk Culture of Survival
Peter van Lent 29

The Tickled, Tangled, Tripped, and Twisted Tongue: A Linguistic Study of Factors Relating to Difficulty in the Performance of Tongue Twisters
Marilyn Jorgensen 67

"Out There": A Metaphor of Transcendence Among New York City Avant-Garde Jazz Musicians
David G. Such 83

Book Review: Adirondack Voices: Woodsmen and Woods Lore (Robert D. Bethke)
Varick A. Chittenden 95

CONTRIBUTORS
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“A worker picks up a long, dry plant stalk. With deft motions he strips it of excess, brittle peel until he holds a perfectly smooth, long piece. ... The job just described is part of small plant industry that is found in the mudland region around Savannah, New York ... [and] supplies both flag and rush (plants that grow in abundance in the nearby swamps) to antique chair makers in New England (rush) and to barrel makers in the Midwest (flag).” From the “Flag and Rush Industry of Savannah, New York” by Hugo Freund and Amy Rashap



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