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Tahoe Tessie

Main Piece LL: “Over the break, I went to Lake Tahoe for the first time. It was really interesting because a lot of the shops there sell all these items about a lake monster that is supposed to have lived in the water for years and years.” Informant: “How long is that?” LL: “I think… Continue Reading »


The Informant provided the following when asked to describe a tradition in which he took part: So, every year, instead of celebrating Christmas, some families celebrate the holiday of Festivus, which is, um, basically,you get a giant metal pole, and, like that’s sort of your…. and you decorate that kinda like a tree, and you… Continue Reading »