Tag Archives: Corn

Haitian Halloween

Originally from Florida, this friend of mine grew up around a wide range of cultures and traditions. Raised by Haitian and Colombian immigrants, she speaks Haitian-Creole, French, English, and a little bit of Spanish. We share a love of food, and spend a lot of time talking about food and different recipes and whatnot, so when this… Continue Reading »


EXAMPLE: Interviewee: Growing up, we kind of lived in I guess sketchier areas or whatever. Interviewer: Okay. Interviewee: But I kind of miss it because the corn man would come by. Interviewer: The corn man? Interviewee: Yeah. Well there were like pretty much only Mexicans where we were. So the corn man was the old… Continue Reading »

Indiana Corn Folklore

“Knee High by the 4th of July” In Indiana, and especially in the source’s hometown near Indianapolis, cornfields surround most of the neighborhoods, and this is where all of the neighborhood kids play during the summer. In fact, when the source moved to Los Angeles, he said he was surprised to find that no one… Continue Reading »