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THINGS I HAVE LEARNED FROM LIVING IN KENTUCKY - Kentuckygal - 12-01-2007 06:08 PM
THINGS I HAVE LEARNED FROM LIVING IN KENTUCKY
Possums sleep in the middle of the road with their feet in the air.
There are 5,000 types of snakes on earth and 4,998 live in Kentucky .
There are 10,000 types of spiders. All 10,000 live in Kentucky 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 supper.
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 p hr ase 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.
"Fix" is 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.
There are 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.
The first day of deer season is a national holiday.
100 degrees Fahrenheit "a little warm."
We have four s eas ons: 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."
A cool snap (below 70 degrees) is 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.
RE: THINGS I HAVE LEARNED FROM LIVING IN KENTUCKY - jayne - 12-01-2007 06:25 PM
sounds like okla to me
RE: THINGS I HAVE LEARNED FROM LIVING IN KENTUCKY - sweet tooth - 12-01-2007 07:27 PM
that all sounds familar aint that the way it is everywhere?
RE: THINGS I HAVE LEARNED FROM LIVING IN KENTUCKY - collateraldamage5591 - 12-01-2007 07:48 PM
Most of em' hold true for the flat lands of KS also
RE: THINGS I HAVE LEARNED FROM LIVING IN KENTUCKY - bethsha211 - 12-01-2007 08:08 PM
Sounds a lot like East Texas too.My sister says taw-let for toilet and nek-id for naked
RE: THINGS I HAVE LEARNED FROM LIVING IN KENTUCKY - Sithie - 12-01-2007 08:17 PM
Sonds like Louisana and Texas to me. If I am on my way to grocery store, I am "going to make groceries".
RE: THINGS I HAVE LEARNED FROM LIVING IN KENTUCKY - AQA - 12-01-2007 08:25 PM
I usetocould do alot of things.
RE: THINGS I HAVE LEARNED FROM LIVING IN KENTUCKY - bethsha211 - 12-01-2007 08:42 PM
RE: THINGS I HAVE LEARNED FROM LIVING IN KENTUCKY - collateraldamage5591 - 12-01-2007 08:50 PM
yup! me three
RE: THINGS I HAVE LEARNED FROM LIVING IN KENTUCKY - CRABBY - 12-01-2007 09:14 PM
now as for OKra....yuck!!!!!!!! my second mommy who is originally from Chattanooga, use to grow and feed for breakfast....Okra and butter or rice and butter....I told her I would never like the stuff....I just don't like the texture or taste....sorry