Things I Learned From Living in Texas

A friend sent me this a while back and I love it and just had to share it with my blog buddies, not just because it is funny, but they are all TRUE!!!!!!

*Possums sleep in the middle of the road with their feei in the air

*There are 5,000 types of snakes on earth, 4,998 live in Texas

*There are 10,000 types of spiders. All 10,000 live in Texas, 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's 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 supper.

*Iced tea is appropiate fo all meals and you start drinking it when you are two.
We do like a little tea with our sugar!

*Backwards and forwards means "I know everything about you"

*You don't have to wear a watch because it doesn't matter what time it is. You
work until you'r done or it's too dark to see.

*You don't PUSH buttons, you MASH them.

*You measure distance in minutes.

*You'll probably have to switch fro '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 carry jumper cables in your car....for you OWN car.

*There are only four spices: salt, pepper, tabasco and ketchup.

*The local papers cover national and international news on one page, but it requires
6 pages for local gossip and sports.

*The first day of deer season is a national holiday.

*100 degrees Fahrenheit is 'a little warm'

*We have four seasons: Almost Summer, Summer, still Summer and Christmas

*Going to Walmart is a favorite past time know as 'goin' Wal-martin' or off to
Wally World.

*A cold snap (below 70 degrees) is good pinto bean weather

*A carbonated soft drink isn't a soda, cola or pop..it a Coke, regardless
of brand or flavero. 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.

*EVERYONE can't be from Texas, it takes talent. You might say it's an art form
or a gift from God.

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