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By Roger L. Welsch,Dick Cavett

One day Roger Welsch ventured to invite his father a fragile own query: “Why am I an in basic terms child?” His father’s solution is one of the examples of the pleasant and laughter-inducing ribald stories Welsch has compiled from a life of hearing and sharing the folklore of the Plains. extra narrative than uncomplicated jokes, and the made from a number of retellings, those coarse stories have been even brought via such prudish resources as Welsch’s stern and fearsome German great-aunts. talking of cucumbers and sausages in a toast to a newly married couple, the prim and correct ladies of Welsch’s reminiscence voice the obscene and unspeakable in tales healthy for basic corporation. Why I’m an in simple terms baby and different just a little Naughty Plains Folktales is Welsch’s social gathering of the light and evocative bits of humor reflecting the character of the folks of the Plains.

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