This is applicable in how many states, I wonder?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Orchid, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    If You Grew Up In Rural *fill in the blank*
    *You know how to polka, but never tried it sober.

    *You know what knee-high by the Fourth of July means.

    *You know it is traditional for the bride and groom to go bar hopping between the reception and wedding dance.

    *You know the difference between "Green" and "Red" farm machinery, and would fight with your friends on the playground over which was better!

    *You buy Christmas presents at Fleet Farm.

    *You spent more on beer and liquor than you did on food at your wedding.

    *You hear someone use the word "oof-dah" and you don't break into uncontrollable laughter.

    *You or someone you know was a "Dairy Princess" at the county fair.

    *You know that "combine" is a noun.

    *You let your older siblings talk you into putting your tongue on a steel post in the middle of winter.

    *You think Lutheran and Catholic are THE major religions.

    *You know that "creek" rhymes with "pick".

    *Football schedules, hunting season and harvest are all taken into consideration before wedding dates are set.

    *A Friday night date is getting a six-pack and taking your girlfriend shining for deer.

    *Saturday you go to your local bowling alley.

    *There was at least one, if not several, in your class who had to help milk cows in the morning.

    *You have driven your car on the lake.

    *You can make sense of "upnort," "bat-tree" and "warrssh."

    *Every wedding dance you have ever been to has the hokey pokey and the chicken dance.

    *Your definition of a small town is one that only has one bar.

    *The local gas station sells live bait.

    *At least twice a year some part of your home doubles as a meat processing plant.

    *You think that the start of deer season is a national holiday!


    Here in MN we don't Warrsh anything, there is no "r" in wash. [​IMG] Other than that, this pretty much sums up life in rural MN.
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Quote:Way off for the south.
     
  3. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    You have no bars? [​IMG]

    Not much else to do up here in the winter other than ice fishing. [​IMG]

    "Upnort" is, well, going up to the northern part of the state. [​IMG]


    Maybe you could do one for down south, so we can compare?
     
  4. mamagardener

    mamagardener Chillin' With My Peeps

    Some of those apply to Massachusetts.
    Some of them I have no idea what you are talking about [​IMG]
     
  5. geckomama

    geckomama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just spent time in MN this summer........before even realizing you were from there, I was thinking it sure reminded me of there! [​IMG]
     
  6. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
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    We're a little...different. [​IMG]
     
  7. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Although I didn't grow up "rural" I am from Iowa and understood all of it. [​IMG]
     
  8. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If You Grew Up In Rural *fill in the blank*
    *You know how to polka, but never tried it sober. --- I never did the polka, sober or not. [​IMG]

    *You know what knee-high by the Fourth of July means. --- Clueless...

    *You know it is traditional for the bride and groom to go bar hopping between the reception and wedding dance. --- I don't think so...

    *You know the difference between "Green" and "Red" farm machinery, and would fight with your friends on the playground over which was better! --- No, but I prefer the green. [​IMG]

    *You buy Christmas presents at Fleet Farm. --- Where's Fleet farm??

    *You spent more on beer and liquor than you did on food at your wedding. --- Haven't had one, but I doubt I would do that. [​IMG]

    *You hear someone use the word "oof-dah" and you don't break into uncontrollable laughter. --- "Oof-dah?" What's that supposed to mean??

    *You or someone you know was a "Dairy Princess" at the county fair. --- I don't know them personally, but girls from the area have been.

    *You know that "combine" is a noun. --- Absolutely. And a verb. [​IMG]

    *You let your older siblings talk you into putting your tongue on a steel post in the middle of winter. --- Nope, never did that. My cousin did though...

    *You think Lutheran and Catholic are THE major religions. --- Can't say so for myself.

    *You know that "creek" rhymes with "pick". --- There's another way to say it?! [​IMG]

    *Football schedules, hunting season and harvest are all taken into consideration before wedding dates are set. --- That will probably be the case, when the time comes. [​IMG]

    *A Friday night date is getting a six-pack and taking your girlfriend shining for deer. --- You mean boyfriend? And how about leaving out the six pack. [​IMG]

    *Saturday you go to your local bowling alley. --- Not yet...

    *There was at least one, if not several, in your class who had to help milk cows in the morning. --- You mean me? [​IMG]

    *You have driven your car on the lake. --- Uhh... Noooo.....

    *You can make sense of "upnort," "bat-tree" and "warrssh." --- I can make sense out of "upnort" and "warrssh," and I guess "bat-tree" is supposed to mean "battery"?

    *Every wedding dance you have ever been to has the hokey pokey and the chicken dance. --- Haha, only one. [​IMG]

    *Your definition of a small town is one that only has one bar. --- Hmmm.... Maybe. Not that I go out to bars.

    *The local gas station sells live bait. --- Absolutely. Most all of them do.

    *At least twice a year some part of your home doubles as a meat processing plant. --- No, it hasn't. The pigs went "elsewhere." [​IMG]

    *You think that the start of deer season is a national holiday! --- Nope, for myself, it's the day we put the orange scarf and bell on the cow! [​IMG] But I guess most of the folks here probably view it that way.
     
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2011
  9. Peaches Lee

    Peaches Lee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'm from Northern PA too! [​IMG]
     
  10. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    For those that don't know - knee high by the 4th of July is how tall the corn should be.
     

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