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  • I’d be up there, workin’, doin’ my job, pretty soon I’d hear some somebody callin’—‘Telephone man, Telephone man,’ and then another one, all these yellin’ voices sayin’ it, the word spreadin’.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • I’d be up there, workin’, doin’ my job, pretty soon I’d hear some somebody callin’—‘Telephone man, Telephone man,’ and then another one, all these yellin’ voices sayin’ it, the word spreadin’.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • I’d be up there, workin’, doin’ my job, pretty soon I’d hear some somebody callin’—‘Telephone man, Telephone man,’ and then another one, all these yellin’ voices sayin’ it, the word spreadin’.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • It stands to reason he'll have to, because he didn't take no change of clothin 'with him, so he'll just naturally have to wait till his wet clothes get dry before venturin' forth an 'spreadin' the news that the _Maggie's_ on the beach.

    Captain Scraggs or, The Green-Pea Pirates

  • But knowin 'the clown pays for all; sech trivial considerations as pullin' on tent ropes an 'spreadin' sawdust disappears before the honour of his a'quaintance.

    Wolfville Nights

  • Let go the sheets, -- an 'instead o' spreadin 'our canvas to the wind, as the song says, we'll stretch it out to the rain.

    The Ocean Waifs A Story of Adventure on Land and Sea

  • a odd sort o 'a critter he wur, an no mistake; he us't to go pokin about, gatherin' weeds an 'all sorts o' green garbitch, an 'spreadin'

    The War Trail The Hunt of the Wild Horse

  • Swaggering and hostile, the Italians announce their intent: We're spreadin 'polio ....

    Philip Roth's "Nemesis," reviewed by Roxana Robinson

  • Read lines 4-6 a few times, even if you did say "With all due respect", you were still "Attacking" me, don't tell me that I was the one that started this crap, you brought it on yourself, and if you think I'm spreadin a ton of "BS" go and read the posts a few more times.

    Relatively new to fly fishing

  • Read lines 4-6 a few times, even if you did say "With all due respect", you were still "Attacking" me, don't tell me that I was the one that started this crap, you brought it on yourself, and if you think I'm spreadin a ton of "BS" go and read the posts a few more times.

    Relatively new to fly fishing

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