Anyone not know about Louisiana read this for fun :-)

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by wendy, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
    central louisiana
    THANGS I LARNED WILE LIVIN IN LUSIANA

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

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

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

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

    5. Onced and twiced are words.

    6. It is not a shopping cart; it is a buggy.

    7. Fire ants consider your flesh as a picnic

    8. People actually grow and eat okra.

    9. Fix &into is one word: FIXINTO

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

    11. Ice 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. Backards and forwards means 'I know everything about you.'

    13. 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 them.

    YOU KNOW YOUR FROM LOUISIANA IF:

    1. You measure distance in minutes.

    2. You've ever had to switch from 'heat' to 'A/C' in the same day.

    3. You use 'fix' as a verb. Example: 'I'm fixing to go to the store '

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

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

    6. You know what a 'DAWG' is.

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

    8. You only own five spices: Tony's (Chachere?), salt, pepper, Tabasco and ketchup.

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

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

    11. You find 100 degrees Fahrenheit 'a little warm'.

    12. You know all four seasons: Deer Season, Duck Season, Crawfish Season, Summer.

    13. You know whether another LOUISIANIAN is from, north or south, as soon as they start talking (speaking).

    14. Going to Wal-martis a favorite past time known as 'goin Wal-martin' or 'off to Wally World'?

    15. You describe the first cool snap (below 70 degrees) as good gumbo weather. YEP!

    16. 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?'

    17. Fried catfish is the other white meat.

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

    Thought you might enjoy [​IMG] Wendy
     
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hmmm... Sounds just like Virginia! [​IMG]

    Do you have "hollers" there also?!?! You know, our house is down in a holler! [​IMG]
     
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  3. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
    central louisiana
    No we don't have those here [​IMG] lol!

    Thought this would be fun to post here, I got it in a email today. And I have heard people say that they thought Louisiana was just "swamp" land but it is not the case.

    wendy
     
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  4. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Hey i think i am from Louisiana too,and i never set a foot into the central time zone .Ya forgot one thing though. Winds past 65-70mph are a reason for a party. how could you forget hurricane parties??
     
  5. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Quote:They do that in New Jersey too! [​IMG] I loved all the other references too, we go down south every year and I'm missing it just reading this......
     
  6. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
    central louisiana
    Quote:Some party during hurricane season. But I don't think I would do that. Unfortunatley we get more winds from hurricanes here then we use to. Because we have lost the outer land off the coast.

    Wendy
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I'm a NC tarheel living with a half arkie/half coon*** (Wendy will know what that is).
    After more than 5 years together we finally understand each other, but no one understands either of us. [​IMG]
    Thanks for the smile Wendy.
     
  8. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    I loved it! dont understand half of what's been said, but loved it all the same.

    Dawg gone....does that mean your dog has gone walkabout?

    [​IMG]
     
  9. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    Quote:Whats an NC tarheel please?
     
  10. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:Of course, living in England you wouldn't know that so this link is special for you! Behold! A tarheel! [​IMG]
    http://tarheelblue.cstv.com/
     

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