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cornbread often made without milk or eggs and baked or fried (southern)


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this cornpone tradition, and it was linked up in my mind with the
Too little twang, and you're not being faithful to the script; too much, and it's nothing but cornpone.
With the help of Native Americans, the settlers learned how to make simple gruels and griddle cakes from maize, including hominy, johnnycakes, and cornpone, which are still consumed today.
The song itself is warmed-over Woody Guthrie, three minutes and three chords of counterfeit exploitation: the perfect counterpoint to Edwards' cornpone Mayberry twang and his cheap, lurid stories about the lowest of the low.
For their achievements, they've been handed a script that, with its cornpone setups and liberal "borrowing" from other road-trip films (think Aunt Edna in National Lampoon's Vacation) is the antithesis of their too-cool-for-school resume.
People just decided to look around, take a test drive, see if someone else-maybe Senator Paul Simon, the lovely, cornpone idealist of Illinois-might be a president.
As Tennessee Ernie Ford, the cornpone comic and popular basso of the 1950s, used to sing in his hit song "Sixteen Tons," "One fist of iron, the other of steel/If the right one don't a-get you, then the left one will.
He then hints at a point that I hope to make explicit: "Starting with the high-gloss cheeriness of 'New Sun in the Sky' these specialties hit a wide range of notes in the musical-revue spectrum, from the urbane ('I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plan'), to tongue-in-cheek cornpone ('Louisiana Hayride') and dizzy farce ('Triplets').
Twain-inspired activities include making printer's type, building a model paddlewheel boat, unmasking a hoax, inventing new words, cooking cornpone, planning a newspaper, observing people, and writing maxims.
A FILM DIVIDED against itself, ``Cold Mountain'' wants to simultaneously be a gritty examination of war's devastation and a grand romance, a harrowing study in survival and a cornpone comedy, a distinctive work of art and a conventional commercial/middlebrow award winner.
They quickly put to rest my image of Westermann as a cornpone crank.
Parts of the poem may feel thin; I think that is built into the genre, parts of Maximus, Paterson, and The Cantos feel a little thin to me - as well as garrulous, cornpone, flowery, forced, self-indulgent, pretentious, and impenetrable.
The roadside poet was singing his own poetry, the type of cornpone rhymes about local events that are a famous, but hard to find, feature of village culture in Bangladesh.
IF I HAVE not made it clear earlier, let me say it now: Lyndon Baines Johnson was egocentric, domineering, imperious, mean, insecure, cornpone, unfaithful, crude.
Even ticketbuyers with a hearty appetite for hayseed humor may be repulsed by the coarse cornpone tomfoolery of "Beer for My Horses," a '70sstyle redneck romp aimed at folks who felt intellectually challenged by the complex narrative stratagems of "The Dukes of Hazzard" and "The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo.