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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
So

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Other people doin it. Just standin right there [[?]] other people.

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
How long did it take you to get the hang of it?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Oh about a week.

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
About a week?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Yeah

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
OK. When people ask you about your job and what you do, what do you usually tell them?

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{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Just kinda shuck clams.

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
So you use your comment.
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
You mean my comment?
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
[[??]][[cross talk]]
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Clams [[??]] That's a messy job.[[laughs]]
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
[[laughs]]Most folks do think that, huh?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
[[laughs]] Don't wanna do that.[[laughs]]
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Gosh. You're still shucking clams?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Yeah
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"} Okay.
And for how many years have you been shucking?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Eleven years.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Eleven years? What's your hours?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Five to eleven.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Five to eleven?
Has that alway been your hours?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
No, not always.In the winter time we cut back.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay.What's your hours [[??]]
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Right now?
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Yeah, when you're not doing five to eleven.
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
When we work five to eleven [[??]] then you just come home.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
What was the other hours you had before?
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{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Well, that was seven to eleven.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Seven to eleven?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Eleven, Yeah, uh huh. Winter time.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay. Is shucking clams a part-time job for you, or full-time?
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{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Part-time for me.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
It's part time? What do you do on your other time?
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{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Well, I do house cleaning.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
For the same person?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}No, different people.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
For different people?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
mm-hmm
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay.What made shucking clams appealing to you?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Shucking, you know. After I caught on then I just liked shuckin.
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay.Uh, as you say, most people think that shucking clams is a messy job.
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Oh yeah, most--
{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Uh huh, Did you have any reservation about shucking for that reason?
{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Oh no, uh-uh, uh-uh. I still like the doin it.[[laughs]]
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