Thursday, November 6, 2008

You Known You're From Tennessee When...

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 "VOL" is.
7.You carry jumper cables in your car...for your OWN car.
8. You know what "cow tipping" is.
9. You only own four spices: salt, pepper, Tabasco and ketchup.
10. The local papers cover national and international news on one page but require 6 pages for local gossip and sports.
11. You think that the first day of deer season is a national holiday.
12. You find 100 degrees Fahrenheit "a little warm".
13. You know all four seasons: Almost Summer, Summer, still Summer and Christmas.
14. You know whether another Tennessean is from east, west or middle Tennessee as soon as they open their mouth.
15. Going to Wal-mart is a favorite past time kn own as"goin' Wal-martin" or off to "Wally World".
16. You describe the first cool snap (below 70 degrees) as good pinto-bean weather.
17. A carbonated soft drink isn't a soda, cola or's a Coke, regardless of brand or flavor. Example: "What kinda coke you want?"
18. Fried catfish is the other white meat
19.It is not a shopping cart; it is a buggy.
20. Ice tea is appropriate for all meals and you start drinking it when you're two
21.Backards and forwards means "I know everything about you."
22. Jeet? is actually a phrase meaning "Did you eat?"
23.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
24.Light Bulb is Pronounced a Light BUB
25.It's "Knox-vull" not "Knox-ville"
26."Vacation" means going to the family reunion.
27.A tabogan is a hat, not a sled.
28.You butter your hot biscuit by cutting it open, putting a slab of butter inside and closing it back up again.
29. Every town in East Tennesse has a "strip" and they're not particularly safe to be in at night
30. A tabogan is a hat, not a sled.
31. You shop at Walmart for groceries, not at a grocery store.

1 comment:

Rebecca said...

Oh, my! You can certainly apply this list to your neighbors here in Kentucky...Too funny...

Thanks for visiting the tea blog:^)