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B'dayduh Break \buh-'day-duh 'brayk\ n - Lit. "Potato Break," i.e., a two-week hiatus from school in late September, when many County students are expected to assist in the all-important b'dayduh harvest; "You workin' B'dayduh Break, or are you just gunnoo set around dog wettin'?" As of this writing, there is an ongoing debate concerning the elimination of the B'dayduh Break. Considering the general decline in family farming and improvements to mechanical b'dayduh harvesters, this unique regional tradition faces an uncertain future. The fact that the break used to be three weeks long and now lasts only two is indicative of the declining need for cheap manual labor during harvest time. NEXT»

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