In the depths of depression, I returned to my native state of North Carolina and heard an old negro I had known who was very fond of using big words, talking to some of his friends about the status quo. After an exchange of greetings, I asked him if he knew what status quo meant. 'Yes suh,' he said, 'I sho does. It means de mess we is in.'
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