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May 6th, 2008, 11:11 AM
IneedCoffee's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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I got this via email forward.. and it was originally titled "You Know you are from Texas"..but I thought that some of it might be fitting for us all. Its funny nontheless.

Things I Have Learned From Living in The South......

Possums sleep in the middle of the road with their
feet in the air.

There are 5,000 types of snakes on earth and 4,998
live in Texas .

There are 10,000 types of spiders. All 10,000 live in
Texas plus a couple no one's seen before.

If it grows, it sticks; if it crawls, it bites.

Onced and Twiced are words.

It is not a shopping cart; it is a Buggy.

Houses have "Winders" and "Windas", never has a window
been seen.

South of I-20, People actually grow and eat okra.

"Fixinto" is one word.

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.

Backards and forards means "I know everything about

"DJeet? 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 them.

You know the distance between stops on "The Wine

You measure distance in minutes.

You've had to switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same

You know who/which store has the best deal on cases of
Natural Light beer.

"Fix" is a verb. Example: "I'm fixing to go to the

All the festivals across the state are named after a
fruit, vegetable, grain, insect or animal.

You install security lights on your house and garage
and leave both unlocked.

You know what a "DAWG" is.

Yall is a word.

You carry jumper cables in your car. . .
for your OWN car.

There are only four spices: salt, pepper, Tabasco and

The local papers cover national and international news
on one page, but require 6 pages for local gossip and

The first day of deer season is a holiday.

100 degrees Fahrenheit is "a little warm."

We have four seasons: Almost Summer, Summer, still
Summer and Christmas.

Going to Wal-mart is a favorite pasttime known as
"goin' Wal-martin" or off to "Wally World." But my personal
favorite is playing "count the mullets"

A cool snap (below 70 degrees) is good pinto-bean

Fried catfish is the other white meat.

We don't need no stinking driver's ed . . ..
if our mama says we can drive, we can drive.

If you understand these jokes please forward them to
your friends from the South (and those who just wish they were).
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May 6th, 2008, 12:19 PM
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Some of these are soooooo true!
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May 6th, 2008, 12:23 PM
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You've had to switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same
I've done that everyday for a week.

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May 6th, 2008, 02:03 PM
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too funny!!

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May 6th, 2008, 08:00 PM
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Those are great!!

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May 7th, 2008, 09:41 PM
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Just did the heat/AC thing today!
mom to Rachael, 10 ~ Milly, 6 ~ foster mom (waiting on the next call)
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