Education: A Sampling of a Ghetto Reader


Ollie big sister, she name La Verne.

La Verne grown up now, and she ain't scared of nobody.

But that don't mean she don't never be scared.

The other day when she in the house, La Verne she start to screaming and hollering. Didn't nobody know what was the matter.

Everybody been thinking that she be hurt.

So Big Momma run to the kitchen. Guess what Big Momma find?

La Verne been screaming 'cause she seen a bug. It wasn't no roach either 'cause La Verne, she ain't scared of no roach.

It was one of them big black water bugs.

So Big Momma kill the bug and...

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