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bees #143623
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The comments about bees reminds me of an old Lancaster County {PA} tradition. The most avid participants of corn-husking bees were the young singles. That's because whoever found a colored ear [what we call Indian corn] was suppposed [or allowed] to kiss someone. Of course that was when a kiss meant something special. Wonder what the equivalent "reward" might have to be in these days??


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A free doctor's office visit with a complete STD work-up?


Re: bees #143625
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Welcome aBoard, Mr. and/or Ms. Moose. Though I've never been to a work bee (unless spelling is considered work), I've heard of the red-ear-get-a-kiss; same thing for anyone who cut an apple in half without cutting any of the seeds.

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Re: one eye blind... #143626
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and do kids still track padiddles?



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:) Thanks, eta, that's a new one on me!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padiddle


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you're welcome. ah, the good ol' days...

we would always hope that the kissing would lead to the loss of clothing...



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Every time I saw a padiddle, I was with my parents....



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So what is a padiddle????


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from mav's link:

A padiddle or perdiddle is a car that has one headlight burned out.





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Re: one eye blind... #143632
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this too shall pass
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..and upon spotting such, one wanted to be the first to yell out "padiddle!" so he could collect his reward from the nearest comely lass.


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