Gut Rumbles
 

October 21, 2004

lint-heads

If you don't know what that term means, go read this. It's a beautiful post that tugs at my heartstrings.

The only difference between a lint-head and a coal miner is the color of what's in his hair at the end of a working day.

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Makes me wonder , how did we screw this country up so bad, considering what our ancestors went through. I

Posted by: James Old Guy on October 21, 2004 01:36 PM

We let the "Ivory Towers" start preaching to us, even against our common sense, because "THEY" had "credentials".

Posted by: MommaBear on October 21, 2004 04:57 PM

I would add one other difference between a lint head and a coal miner other the color of the residue in their hair. The color of the sputum that came from their lungs. It was a hard life for sure but many wouldn't have traded it for anything else. It was a family tradition in a lot of families.

Posted by: Max on April 26, 2005 01:44 PM
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