Once 'pon a time dey wuz a momsus mean man, en he live 'way out in de prairie all 'lone by hisself, 'cep'n he had a wife.
An' ye ken it's no riches 'at 'ill mak' a guid breed—'cep' it be o' maggots.
And she never gae a scraich in her life 'cep' whan she was han'let in a mainner unbecomin'.
Nothin' 'cep' fish should be teched with the naked fingers, dad says.
Ye see, she thinks a' kin' o' music 'cep' psalm-singin' comes o' the deevil himsel'.
Wal, they is enterprisin', 'cause they don't keer for nuthin' 'cep' money.
Once 'pon a time dey wuz a monsus mean man, en he live 'way out in de prairie all 'lone by hisself, 'cep'n he had a wife.
Oona no walk in da' swamp 'cep' you is keer you' coat 'cross da' arm.
Not one on 'em comes nigh poor old moother, who might a' died years ago 'cep for little Zippy.
Diana's mindin' de babies, all de boys 'cep' Ed's dar; he's out in de alley.
congenital erythropoietic porphyria