Wisconsin 8

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

AGE: 40

DATE OF BIRTH (DD/MM/YYYY): 1960

PLACE OF BIRTH: Oshkosh, Wisconsin

GENDER: female

ETHNICITY: Caucasian

OCCUPATION: painter/remodeller

EDUCATION: N/A

AREA(S) OF RESIDENCE OUTSIDE REPRESENTATIVE REGION FOR LONGER THAN SIX MONTHS: N/A

OTHER INFLUENCES ON SPEECH:

Subject also lived in Madison, Wisconsin.

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RECORDED BY: K. Ryker

DATE OF RECORDING (DD/MM/YYYY): 07/07/2000

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ORTHOGRAPHIC TRANSCRIPTION OF UNSCRIPTED SPEECH:

Deer hunting takes place in Wisconsin in the late fall, early winter; right around Thanksgiving. Typically, many hunters like if there is, uh, some snow on the ground by the opening of the gun season, actually. Bow season starts several weeks earlier than gun. Opening day I hunted all day and saw several does, but I was waiting for a buck. And on the second day I saw three or four does, and one came walking in right — actually, a pair right up in under my stand, so it was very — I was up in a tree in a stand, sitting for hours. Actually I was only there for about a hour and a half. I was waiting for a buck. I don’t know why, but it’s just a more exciting thing to shoot a big buck. But anyway, I think it’s just a — I think it’s a man-thing that kind of spilled over. [laughs] You know, it’s the — to brag about having a 10- or 12-point buck. I just got to thinking: I just need it for the meat, so, you know, instead of sitting out here freezing, for [laughs] another ten hours, I’ll see what comes by. And two does came, and I took the larger of the two. She went right down a ravine, and, and fell and lay there, so I was very, very simple shoot.

TRANSCRIBED BY: Jacqueline Baker

DATE OF TRANSCRIPTION (DD/MM/YYYY): 18/10/2007

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