Loquasious Haberf and Lonnie Elde were partners in the 1920's. They primarily dealt in Kern River mudbugs. They struggled to make a living because most people were offended by the term mudbug. By chance, some foreigner, probably from Nevada, told the boys that most people call mudbugs, crayfish or crawdads.
Well, once Loquasious and Lonnie started hawking mudbugs as crawdads, business skyrocketed. Most folks knew crawdads did not like polluted waters, so, the Kern River water must be pristine considering the number of crawdads the boys were hauling out.
The above story is fictitious.
Bakersfield, California 2014
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