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The Way We Say It!

didga see da nous?
yup! all dose cars in da ditch?
dose fancy cars hey!
dattel teech 'im, eh? betcha
can uh pop dey put dose chains
on dem weels now, yup!
...for Deb's contest! .....dialect is "Snoose"....of Norwegian and Swedish Ancestry, most likely first heard near the Iron-Range towns off Lake- Superior in the 19th. century....

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Date: 11/28/2009 5:38:00 AM
original and neatly stated.. luv your words here... so unique .. thankxxx .. glad I clicked on this one to ready to get Saturday started with a bang.. Jimbo u are COOL... blessings .. luv... Linda-Marie, "Sweetheart"
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Date: 10/24/2009 6:11:00 AM
It's better late than never, they say. I finally have time to go back and read a few contest winners. I know it has been awhile, Jim, but congratulations are still in order for your success in Deborah's dialect contest. (Ingrid, born and raised in Norway DENIES the Norwegian part. LOL!!!) Smiling, Dane
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Date: 10/5/2009 4:11:00 AM
Congratulations on being in the hot poems list. Sara
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Date: 9/28/2009 6:34:00 PM
Congrats on a well deserved win,this a superb write :-) Blessings, Adell
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Date: 9/28/2009 12:44:00 PM
JMG, congrats on your success in the contest...Raul
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Date: 9/28/2009 3:39:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in Deborah's contest Jim. Love, Carol
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Date: 9/28/2009 2:32:00 AM
Hi, James. Congratulations on your win in Deborah's contest. I love your humorism and how you say in that witty dialect! Your win is well-merited. God bless and may you win many more contests. Warmest Regards, Andrew.
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Date: 9/27/2009 8:37:00 AM
Congratulations, James....I remember thinking this was a winning poem when I first read it!! ~ love, Carrie
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Date: 9/27/2009 8:16:00 AM
Congrats on your success in Debbies contest Jim.Rgds Brian
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Date: 9/27/2009 7:39:00 AM
Yup! Ya won! Betcha feelin' good ...
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Date: 9/26/2009 6:17:00 PM
Congrad's on your WIN! It made me see the Swedish chef on the muppet show! I laughed outloud! Now how many poets can get folks to laugh out loud? Light & Love
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Date: 9/26/2009 6:05:00 AM
Wish you luck in the competition. Interesting form and language. Sara
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Date: 9/24/2009 12:11:00 PM
Thank you fior the laugh...interesting and fun read.....The Southern Belle
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Date: 9/22/2009 8:32:00 AM
A new and clever twist to the contest!! Great job and use of a dialect from the area close to where you live. (do you still hear traces of it anywhere?) Good luck in the contest! ~ Carrie
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Date: 9/22/2009 7:56:00 AM
Wow, what a clever approach to the dialect and I love the entire poem. You nailed this one, James. Perfect poem for Deb's contest! Good luck. Love, Carolyn
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Date: 9/22/2009 6:50:00 AM
Well done! Great luck to you in Deb's contest. Smiles from Lolita
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Date: 9/22/2009 5:23:00 AM
What a wonderful write. Love the humor in it. Wish you the best in Deborah's contest Jim. Love, Carol
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Date: 9/22/2009 2:30:00 AM
Best wishes with this one Jim.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments today
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Date: 9/21/2009 8:11:00 PM
Okies Jamie LOL..now put a *telling WHAT dialect it is on the bottom of the verse! Light & Love
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Date: 9/21/2009 7:54:00 PM
Wow......At first I thought it was in another language.....Good write James....:JP]
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Date: 9/21/2009 6:52:00 PM
des tanka ua'll learn um dern em, Jimmy! Witty man, Sincerely Moses
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