The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #51174   Message #927514
Posted By: GUEST,Q
06-Apr-03 - 08:04 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Short'nin' Bread
Subject: RE: Help: Shortnin' Bread
The "old maids" are not just northern. A sister-in-law from Georgia also sings about them. "Learned from her Mama."

Also barnyard.
Two black guinea hens, pickin' at the corn,
Gonna get plucked before tomorrow morn.