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birddog
03-20-2003, 04:56 PM
Things I've learned about North Carolina.....
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> > > Possums sleep in the middle of the road with their feet in
>the air.
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> > > There are 5,000 types of snakes and 4,998 live in North
>Carolina.
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> > > There are 10,000 types of spiders. All 10,000 live in North
>Carolina, plus a couple no one's seen before.
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> > > Squirrels will eat anything.
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> > > Unknown critters love to dig holes under tomato plants.
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> > > Raccoons will test your crop of melons and let you know
>when they are ripe.
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> > > If it grows, it sticks; if it crawls; it bites.
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> > > A tractor is NOT an all-terrain vehicle. They do get stuck.
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> > > Onced and Twiced are words.
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> > > It is not a shopping cart, it is a buggy.
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> > > Fire ants consider your flesh a picnic.
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> > > People actually grow and eat okra.
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> > > "Fixinto" is one word.
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> > > There ain't no such thing as "lunch". There's only dinner
>and supper.
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> > > Sweet Tea is appropriate for all meals and you start
>drinking it when you're 2.
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> > > "Backards and forwards" means I know everything about you.
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> > > 'Jeet?' is actually a phrase meaning "Did you eat?"
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> > > You don't have to wear a watch because it doesn't matter
>what time it is. You work until you're finished or it's too dark to see.
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> > > More about North Carolinians....
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> > > 1. You see a car running in the parking lot at the store
>with no one in it, no matter what time of the year.
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> > > 2. All the festivals across the state are named after a
>fruit, vegetable, grain, insect or animal.
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> > > 3. You install security lights on your house and garage and
>leave both unlocked.
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> > > 4. The local papers cover national and international news
>on one page but requires 6 pages for local gossip and sports.
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> > > 5. You find 100 degrees Fahrenheit "a little warm"
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> > > 6. You know all four seasons: Almost summer, summer, still
>summer, and Christmas.
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> > > 7. You describe the first cool snap (below 60 degrees) as
>good pinto-bean weather.
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> > > 8. A carbonated soft drink isn't a soda, cola, or
>pop...it's a Coke, regardless of brand or flavor, Example: "What kinna
>coke
>you want?"
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> > > 9. Fried Catfish is the other white meat.
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> > > 10. You understand these jokes and forward them to your
>friends from NC (and those who just wish they were )


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