DESCRIPTION: "I'll tell all you skinners from John Day to Bend That the road south o' Shaniko ain't got no bend." Pete Orman "never had time to get over the spree" but is sent out on the road. The drunken truckers (?) try to make a fast run.
EARLIEST DATE: 1953 (Tennessee FOlklore Society Bulletin, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: technology travel drink
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, p. 638, "Pete Orman" (1 text)
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