I Have Learned Living in North Carolina..
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 North Carolina
3. There are 10,000
types of spiders.. All 10,000 of them live in North Carolina
, plus a couple no one has ever seen before!
4. If it grows,
it'll stick ya. If it crawls, it'll bite cha.
'Twiced' are words
6. It is not a
shopping cart, it is a buggy.
7. 'Jaw-P?' means
'Did y'all go to the bathroom?'
8. People actually
grow and eat okra.
9. 'Fixinto' is
10. There is no
such thing as 'lunch'. There is only dinner and then there
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
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 them.
MORE THINGS TO
LET YOU KNOW YOU'RE FROM NORTH CAROLINA :
1. You measure
distance in minutes.
2. You've ever
had to switch from heat to A/C in the same day.
3. All the festivals
across the state are named after a fruit, vegetable, grain,
insect or animal.
4.. You know what
a 'DAWG' is..
5. You carry jumper
cables in your car for your OWN car.
6. 90% of NC kitchens
will have these five spices/condiments: Morton Salt, McCormick
Black Pepper, Texas Pete, JFG/Dukes Mayonnaise and Hunts Ketchup.
7. The local papers
cover national and international news on one page, but require
6 pages for local gossip and motorsports.
8. You think that
the first day of deer season is a national holiday.
9. You find 100
degrees Fahrenheit 'a bit warm'.
10. You know all
four seasons: Almost Summer, Summer, Still Summer and Christmas.
11. Going to Wal-Mart
is a favorite past time known as 'goin' to Wally World or
12. You describe
the first cool snap (below 70 degrees) as good chicken stew
13. Fried catfish
is the other white meat.
14.. We don't
need no dang driver's Ed. If our mama says we can drive, we
can drive, dag-nabbit.
15. You understand
these jokes and forward them to your North Carolina Friends.
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