Old Uncle Buzz lived on a great big farm with lots of
And one crop they raised along with the corn was something
called Velvet Beans.
Now, Velvet Beans werenít on a favorite
list of your old Uncle Buzz,
Cause he didnít like the taste of them, and they
were covered with prickly fuzz.
Well, his owner didnít seem to
mind the fuzz, for he was a big stout feller,
So he would pick them, and haul
them into Suttons Corner, where there was a Velvet Bean Sheller.
One day, they took beans into the store to shell, and get some other
Like flour, and tools, and cloth for a dress, and different kinds of
Time came to shell beans, and the farmer started to
turn the old sheller crank.
Uncle Buzz got too close, and all of a sudden, on
his beard he felt a big yank.
Needless to say, his beard was
caught in the sheller, and pulled more and more on Buzz.
When they finally
loosed him, you could hardly tell Buzzís beard from Velvet Bean fuzz.
You know, it took a long time to grow his beard back, but Uncle Buzz
When they went to Suttons Corner, he stood way far off while they
shelled beans and got their needs.