He was literate, he truly was. He had a way about him. You understood him. If you looked.
If you was unloading a truck with a hoist, when the load was secured, you would raise her down. Raise her down, I tell ya. That's how you done it.
Raise her down. I'll not forget that phrase. You want something on the ground, you raise her down.
Ah, me Grandpa Joe. He had a way with words, he did. And a special kind of wisdom. He had that too.