[triadtechtalk] Re: OT Friday

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> Well that makes me a southerner. I know all of the below. And proud of it!

Nothing worse than a proud know it all southerner!  ; )

.......clarence.......

> Juanita


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> >  Only a true Southerner knows....
> >
> > *Only a true Southerner knows the difference between a
> > hissie fit and a conniption and that you don't "have"
> > them, but "pitch" them.
> >
> > * Nobody but a true Southerner knows how many fish,
> > collard greens, turnip greens, peas, beans, etc. make
> > up a mess.
> >
> > * A true Southerner can show or point out to you the
> > general direction of "yonder."
> >
> > * A true Southerner knows exactly how long "directly"
> > is - as in "Going to town, be back directly."
> >
> > * Even true Southern babies know that "Gimme some
> > sugar" is not a request for the white, granular sweet
> > substance that sits in a pretty little bowl in the
> > middle of the table.
> >
> > * All true Southerners know exactly when "by and by"
> > is. They might not use the term, but they know the
> > concept well.
> >
> > * True Southerners know instinctively that the best
> > gesture of solace for a neighbor who's got trouble is a
> > plate of hot fried chicken and a big bowl of cold
> > potato salad. (If the trouble is a real crisis, they
> > also know to add a large banana puddin'.)
> >
> > * True Southerners grow up knowing the difference
> > between "right near" and "a right far piece." They know
> > that "just down the road" can be 1 mile or 20.
> >
> > * True Southerners both know and understand the
> > differences between a redneck, a good ol' boy, and po'
> > white trash.
> >
> > * No true Southerner would ever assume that the car
> > with the flashing turn signal is actually going to make
> > a turn.
> >
> > * True Southerners know that "fixin" can be used both
> > as a noun, verb and adverb.
> >
> > * True Southerners make friends standing in lines. We
> > don't do "queues," we do "lines." We stand IN them, not
> > ON them. And when we're in line, we talk to everybody.
> > Put 100 Southerners in a room and half of them will
> > discover they're related, if only by marriage.
> >
> > * True Southerners never refer to one person as "y'all."
> >
> > * True Southerners know grits come from corn and how to
> > eat them.
> >
> > * Every true Southerner knows tomatoes with eggs,
> > bacon, grits and coffee are perfectly wonderful; that
> > redeye gravy is also a breakfast food; that fried green
> > tomatoes are not breakfast food.
> >
> > * Southerners say "sweet tea" and "sweet milk." Sweet
> > tea indicates the need for sugar and lots of it - we do
> > not like our tea unsweetened; "sweet milk" means you
> > don't want buttermilk.
> >
> > * And a true Southerner knows you don't scream
> > obscenities at little old ladies who drive 30 on the
> > freeway - you say, "Bless her heart" and go your way.
> >
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