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By Pam Burke 

View from the North 40: We ain't whistling 'Dixie' here


September 21, 2018

Turns out, whistling is a little more sophisticated than just putting your lips together and blowing.

When I was a kid of 10 or so, my older brother took whistling beyond the old puckered-lips technique of our younger days after someone showed him how to whistle in some mysterious fashion that involved using the first two fingers of both hands between his pursed lips.

It was a windy, but deep and round-toned sound, very unlike our regular whistling. It was a new and interesting skill, therefore he wouldn’t show me how to do it, or whistle long enough for me to figure it out.

He was two...

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