Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:58 am
Sounds normal to me!!!!
THINGS I HAVE LEARNED LIVING IN THE SOUTH...
A possum is a flat animal that sleeps in the middle of the road.
There are 5,000 types of snakes and 4,998 of them live in the South.
There are 10,000 types of spiders. All 10,000 of them live in the South, plus a couple no one's seen before.
If it grows, it'll stick ya. If it crawls, it'll bite cha.
Onced and Twiced are words.
It is not a shopping cart, it is a buggy!
Jawl-P? means Did y'all go to the bathroom?
People actually grow,eat and like okra.
Fixinto is one word. It means I'm fixing to do that.
There is no such thing as lunch. There is only dinner and then there is supper.
Iced tea is appropriate for all meals and you start drinking it when you're two. We do like a little tea with our sugar. It is referred to as the Wine of the South.
Backwards and forwards means I know everything about you.
The word jeet is actually a phrase meaning 'Did you eat?'
You don't have to wear a watch, because it doesn't matter what time it is, you work until you're done or it's too dark to see.
You don't PUSH buttons, you MASH em.
Ya'll is singular; All ya'll is plural.
You measure distance in minutes.
You switch from heat to A/C in the same day.
All the festivals across the state are named after a fruit, vegetable, grain, insect, or animal.
You know what a DAWG is.
You carry jumper cables in your car - for your OWN car.
You only own five spices: salt, pepper, mustard, Tabasco and ketchup.
The local papers cover national and international news on one page, but require 6 pages for local high school sports and motor sports, and gossip.
You think that the first day of deer season is a national holiday.
You find 100 degrees Fahrenheit a bit warm.
You know what a hissy fit is.
Going to Wal-Mart is a favorite pastime known as goin Wal-Martin' or off to Wally World.
You describe the first cool snap (below 70 degrees) as good beef stew or chili weather.
Fried catfish is the other white meat.
We don't need no dang Driver's Ed. If our mama says we can drive, we can drive!!!
You understand these jokes and forward them to your Southern friends and those who just wish they were from the SOUTH.
Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:34 am
Yep-all of the above.
Mon Jan 07, 2013 9:43 pm
Even a DAMYANKEY knows that much. Notice I realize it is one word.
Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:05 pm
Sounds about right to me
Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:33 pm
Kinda like twisk and twence in between
tight as a tick
steel soda out of a biscuit
taking a 30 minite after dinner cause it will be dark fo you come back to the hose from the bacca field
getting up at 5 am every day
going to bed with the chickens
knowing your neighbors by name
not locking your doors
leaving your keys in your truck
leaving gas in the truck in case someone needs to use it
having the dogs run loose in case you dont know the someone that wants to use the truck
loaded gun by bed in case the unknown truck borrower gets by the dogs
having kinfolk in the sheriffs office in case you need to use the gun
keep moonshine on hand in case kinfolks off that day to give to judge
Tue Jan 08, 2013 8:48 am
Yankee interpretation of our language is what keeps them up noth.