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- ‘I love to read and I skate ditches in a busted up old snake skin cowboy hat and drive a damned ole truck.’
- ‘Ah well, I guess there's always room for ‘the good ole classics’ as one reader put it.’
- ‘I remember the good ole days when Laura would totally fold under the pressure.’
- ‘Oh ye of little faith, go check it out and don't be so ready to doubt that this ole country gal knows a thing or two about red neck sports.’
- ‘We were messing around while opening boxes just having a good ole time.’
- ‘Its not something we good ole Brits can fix up for them.’
- ‘At least there's a lil extra money in the ole Bank Account to get it fixed.’
- ‘Oh, and get that big ole roofing nail I picked up somewhere taken out of my front tire. sigh’
- ‘Well, it certainly wouldn't be the first time ole Rog has been called upon to do a little dirty work.’
- ‘And then, sure enough, he walks right up and throws a big ole bale of straw on my back.’
- ‘I took one look at this ole boy and knew he was not going to change one bit.’
- ‘Man that size shouldn't be able to move that fast, but Rick always could and poor ole Freddy is starting to puff.’
- ‘I have to agree with ole JC there on the importance of safety in everyday life.’
- ‘There are plenty of good ole boys who trade in this form of macho posing as well.’
- ‘They are even closer now as adults often reminiscing about the good ole days, when the drill team was alive and well.’
- ‘You could just see it written all over that ole boy's face that he thought having that big black hat on made him some kind of man.’
- ‘They all just love me for no reason I can figure out and we pretty much had a high ole time.’
- ‘I like to start them out with something like plain ole Cheerios or something that can be easily digested.’
- ‘It was like someone scooted rain clouds from overhead and a big ole yellow sunbeam came down to warm me!’
- ‘Gassing up the car from the pump was a great highlight of those good ole days.’
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