Wednesday, April 8, 2009

U from Mississippi

Hello eveybody, todays post is something I have stolen from my cousin site and wanted to share but don't worry I asked permission before I stole and posted it. :-)

THINGS WE LEARN FROM LIVING IN MS

1. A possum is a flat animal that sleeps in the middle of the road.

2. There are 5,000 types of snakes and 4,998 of them live in Mississippi .

3. There are 10,000 types of spiders All 10,000 of them live in Mississippi .

3a. If it flies it'll suck your blood. Make you itch!!! (thanks helen)

4. If it grows, it'll stick ya. If it crawls, it'll bite cha.

5. 'Onced' and 'Twiced' are words.

6. It is not a shopping cart, it's a buggy.

7. 'Jaw-P?' means, 'Did y'all go to the bathroom?

8. People actually grow and eat okra.

9. 'Fixinto' is one word.

10. There is no such thing as 'lunch.' There is only dinner and then there is supper.

11. 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.

12 Backwards and forwards means, 'I know everything about you.'

13. The word 'jeet' is actually a phrase meaning, 'Did you eat?'

14. 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.

15. You don't PUSH buttons, you MASH EM.

16. You measure distance in minutes.

17. You switch from heat to A/C in the same day

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

19. You know what a 'DAWG' is.

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

21. You only own five spices: salt, pepper, Tony's, Tabasco and Ketchup.

22. The local papers cover national and international news on one page, but require 6 pages for local gossip and high school football.

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

24. You find 100 degrees Fahrenheit 'a bit warm.'

25. You know all four seasons: Almost summer, summer, Still summer, and Christmas.

26. Going to Wal-Mart is a favorite past time known as'goin' Wal-Martin' or 'off to Wally World.'

27. You describe the first cool snap (below 70 degrees) as good stew weather.

28. Fried catfish is the other white meat.

29. We don't need no dang driver's Ed. If our mama says we can drive, we can drive, dag-nabbit.

30 You understand these jokes and forward them to Your Mississippi friends and those who just wish they were from Mississippi

xoxo
dar

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14 comments:

Twisted Fencepost said...

Did you say Mississippi?
It sounds like you're describing South Carolina. I think that applies to the southern United States. Cause most of that sounds strangely familiar. Except for that Tony's thing. And #9. Here, it's "fittin' to".

Susan said...

Oh heavenly days. I do declare, Mississippi is seaux much like Arkansaw. I gotta wander down yonder but I'll be back directly. Your people must be so proud to have a genius in the family.

darsden said...

Becky-LOL yes that probably does sum up all the south eh!

Susan-Welcome how nice of you to stop by. Yes, Arka is consider our homies wha up cuz ;-)

Reddirt Woman said...

#3 - If it flies it'll suck your blood. Make you itch!!!

Sounds kinda like Okie land, too.

And I love that photo and the sign. Looks kinda like the 'gators know where to hang out.

Helen

darsden said...

Helen-where you been woman everybody is looking for ya...I added your suggestion to it. Yes, that is a road I woudn't be on...not even in a car I don't think. Hows your friends back doing?

jojo said...

I thought of Helen when I read the one about Okra. These are just too dang funny ;D

blognut said...

This is pretty funny!

darsden said...

JoJo-Welcome happy to have you here, Very happy to see you joined the side bar, that really makes me happy. Much appreciated.. yes Helen (the dear she is) she even gave me 3a to post..I forgot about those lil "suckers" they are the worse from thenile. Come on back any time!


blognut-(hang on running around in circle, skipping...I got a blognut I got a blognut ohmygoodness)

Okay Welcome blognut-happy to have you here. I thank you very much joining the side bar over there. I appreciate it very much.

I got a blognut, I got a blognut, nananabooboo...LOL

Train Wreck said...

Oh and here I thought that was a list for Texas!? he he Thank you for your compliment on my pictures. How sweet. The Queen huh? he he. He is so great with kids. Nope we aren't having anymore!

darsden said...

Train Wreck-Welcome back and thankyou for signing up on the side bar. I appreciate it. I am begining to think that the list applies any where in the South..LOL By the way You really take some beautiful pictures! Love them cowboys and babies :-)

Joanie M said...

I see some Philly in there too! (Jeet? No, Jew?)

darsden said...

Joanie-it must be a univeral language LOL everybody has said they relate. Hope you are feeling back to normal and over all that crap!

Hit 40 said...

I want to live somewhere that has summer for each season!!! I am cold!!! I have a jacket on right now while I type. Maybe, I will go get my space heater. I like it toasty.

darsden said...

Hit 40-oooh com'on down south...LOL I carry my own insulation I never need heat...in fact they could hook me up and I would generate enough to supply a town of at least 2000. Have a wonderful weekend thankyou for coming by.