Saturday, February 7, 2009

Ahh Tennesse


*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 Tennessee.

*There are 10,000 types of spiders. All 10,000 live in Tennessee, 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

*People actually grow and eat okra.

*'Fixinto' is one word.

*There is no such thing as 'lunch.' There is only dinner and then

*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!

*Backwards and forwards means 'I know everything about you.'

*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 measure distance in minutes.

*You'll probably have to switch from 'heat' to 'A/C' in the same day.

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

*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

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

*There are only four spices: salt, pepper, Tabasco and ketchup.

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

*The first day of deer season is a national holiday.

*100 degrees Fahrenheit is 'a little warm.'

*We have four seasons: Almost Summer, Summer, still Summer and

*Going to Wal-mart is a favorite past time known as 'goin' Wal-martin'
or off to 'Wally World.'

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

*A carbonated soft drink isn't a soda, cola or pop. . . . it's a Coke,
regardless of brand or flavor. Example: 'What kinda coke you want?'

*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.

EVERYONE can't be from Tennessee; it takes talent.

You might say it's an art form or a gift from God!

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