Tuesday, July 15, 2008

You know your from Tn if... and things I have learned from Tn:


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

* There are 5,000 types of snakes 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 buggy.

* 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

* 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!

* Backards 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've ever had to switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day.

* You use "fix" as 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 unlocked.

* You know what a "DAWG" is.

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

* You only own 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.

* You think that the first day of deer season is a national holiday.

* You find 100 degrees Fahrenheit "a little warm."

* You know all four seasons: Almost Summer, Summer, still Summer and Christmas.

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

* You describe the first cool snap (below 70 degrees) as 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.

* You feel the need to declare that your birth-state is where you are from even though you've lived in tennessee since you were five.

* Goin' to town is an all day event.

* Y'all is singular-all y'all is plural

* you remember that on April 1st of like 2001, WKDF swapped over to being a country station, and everyone hoped it was just a hilarious april fools day gag!

* When someone says "the Dirty Dirty" you know what they mean.

* Someone on your street has a Chevy on 26 inch rims

* When asked "whats Nashville have fun to do?" anything related to country music doesnt come to mind first.