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Re: [Slovak-World] Babka's apron

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  • Matchett
    A friend of mine once showed me a photo of her grandmother wearing an old apron over her good apron! Julia M. in Florida, evacuating the barrier island in the
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 24, 2004
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      A friend of mine once showed me a photo of her grandmother wearing an
      old apron over her good apron!

      Julia M. in Florida, evacuating the barrier island in the morning to
      Melbourne and praying our house will be intact once more

      > Subject: Grandma's Apron
      >
      > The principle use of Grandma's apron was to protect the dress
      > underneath, but along with that, it served as a holder for removing hot
      > pans from the oven. It was wonderful for drying children's tears, and
      > on
      > occasion, was even used for cleaning out dirty ears.
      >
      > From the chicken-coop, the apron was used for carrying eggs, fussy
      > chicks,
      > and sometimes half-hatched eggs to be finished in the warming oven.
      > When
      > company came, those aprons were ideal hiding places for shy kids; And
      > when
      > the weather was cold, grandma wrapped it around her arms.
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