DARE Interview : Dover, Delaware; Primary Informant DE003

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • DE003: White; male; age: 79 (old); education: grade school; community type: small city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: DE003 (4:36)
  • Full Interview (Tape 0233-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Marble games: New York, where you put marbles in a ring, and another similar one
  • 05:00 Chores he had to do as a child, tipping his hat to his teacher
  • 08:10 Going fishing on Saturdays; how to catch flounder and sea trout
  • 13:55 Crab vs. squid as trout bait; sea bass, balloonfish, sea robins as "trash fish"
  • 17:00 Kingfish; numbers of flounder and trout vary yearly. Types of salt- and freshwater catfish
  • 20:35 Fishing his favorite activity
  • 21:00 Distortion
  • 23:15 Making a net to use in "ditches," catching two bushels of fish once
  • 26:05 Arthur the Rat
  • 30:30 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

Fieldworker
Rubrecht, August
Date
  • 1968
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff