and let's not forget Private Elijah Huff, who along with Pvt. Puffer inspired the phrase... "Huffing and Puffing"... as a result of their vital message carrying!
I always heard that "Pinch Gut" was the name for the area because in the mill days there was never enough to eat. Has nothing to do with Southern women during the 18th and 19th centuries. If it does, please enlighten me as to the relationship, as it seems rather distant.
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