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    THINGS I HAVE LEARNED...

    THINGS I HAVE LEARNED VISITING LOUISIANA
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    > 1. Possums sleep in the middle of the road with their feet in the air
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    > 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.
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    > 5. Onced and twiced are words.
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    > 6. It is not a shopping cart; it is a buggy.
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    > 7. Fire ants consider your flesh as a picnic.
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    > 8. People actually grow and eat okra.
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    > 9. Fixinto is one word.
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    > 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?"
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    > 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.
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    >
    >
    > YOU KNOW YOUR FROM LOUISIANA IF:
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    > 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.
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    > 5. You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both
    > unlocked.
    >
    > 6. You know what a "DAWG" is.
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    > 7. You carry jumper cables in your car...for your OWN car.
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    > 8. You only own four spices: 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: Almost Summer, Summer, still Summer and
    > Christmas.
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    > 13. You know whether another LOUISIANAN is from NEW ORLEANS, north or
    > south as soon as they open their mouth.
    >
    > 14. Going to Wal-mart is a favorite past time known as"goin'
    > Wal-martin"or off to "Wally World"....Mall Mart
    >
    > 15. You describe the first cool snap (below 70 degrees) as good
    > pinto-bean weather.
    >
    > 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.


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    Bahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh Ha HA!!! LOL

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    But dang even after all that, one of the best weekends of your life was spent in a lil old town called Morgan City in Louisiana.

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    2 things,

    first:
    8. People actually grow and eat okra. <-- dosen't everyone do this??

    Second:
    8. You only own four spices: salt, pepper, Tabasco and ketchup. <-- I think they use "LOUSIANA HOT SAUCE" not Tabasco.

    Very Funny stuff,

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