Fuzzy McGee on Talk Like A Grizzled Prospector Day

Just for today, I turn the O.C. History Roundup over to guest blogger Fuzzy McGee and his trusty mule (who mainly just transcribed for Fuzzy):

"Another Talk Like A Grizzled Prospector Day (TLAGPD) done snuck up on us, dagnabbit! This Tuesday (Jan. 24th each year) is the day we celebrate the anniversary of the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill by talkin' like grizzled prospectors. Purt' near anyone can be part of TLAGPD -- 'Cause dang near every kinda person what there is came to the gold fields of Californee in 1849. There were Chinese prospectors, 'n' Irish prospectors, South American prospectors, 'n'... well, ye git the idea. And by lookin' at the pitchur above, it shore looks like there musta been some womenfolk what headed fer the Mother Lode too, by gum!
"So nobody ain't got no excuse no-how fer not talkin' like a grizzled prospector on Tuesday, consarnit! And if'n ye got a hankerin' to ice the cake, ye can even dress like a grizzled prospector, dance like a grizzled prospector, or smell like a grizzled prospector. (Ed.: We cannot recommend the latter.) Heck, you could even invite yer friends over fer a big holiday doin's: Put on yer best bib and tucker, mix up an anti-fogmatic, an' have a hog-killin' time!

"But I reckon yer doin' fine if all ye do is jist talk like a grizzled prospector.  Fer a little while.  Just fer the day.

"But fer now, I'd best skedaddle back to my claim afore some hornswogglin', bushwhackin' sidewinder jumps it. Have a good 'un!"