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  • I just listed to the podcast where you mentioned “moiling.” I first heard the word when I was in high school. My dad introduced me to Robert Service’s poem “The Cremation of Sam McGee.” It starts:
    “There are strange things done in the midnight sun
    By the men who moil for gold; …”

    You can even hear Scott Simon and Daniel Pinkwater read it on NPR here:
    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5672398

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