Dere was er ole man, you know, he had a daughter, and he tell he daughter he had invited a preacher to he house, and he say, "Daughter, I guine down to de train to meet de Reverend, and bake two ducks and leave 'em dere for him, don't tech 'em." And she said, "No, I ain't guh tech 'em." And he go to de train to meet de Reverend, and de gal taste de ducks, and dey taste good, and she taste 'em till she taste 'em all up.
And atter de ole man come, he never look in de place wey he had he ducks, and he went in de other room to sharpen he knife on the oil stove, and de preacher was settin' in de room wid de gal. She knewed her papa was guine to whip her, and she started to snifflin' 'bout it, and de preacher say, "What is de matter, daughter?" And she say, "Dat's all de fault I find wid papa,--papa go invite preachers to he house and go and sharpen he knife to cut off both dey years." And de Reverend say, "What is dat, daughter?" And de gal say, "Yes, papa invite preachers here all de time and cut off both dey years." And he say, "Daughter, han' me my hat quick." And de gal guin hem he hat and he run out. And she call her papa and say, "Papa, de preacher got both de ducks and gone." And he run to de door and holler to him and say, "Hey, hey, wey you guine? Come back here!" And de preacher answer him and say, "Damned ef you'll git either one of dese."
And he raise a dust de way he flewed down de road. And de ole tales tell you dat womens has always been sharper dan mens.