Sunday, March 16, 2008

Good way to kick off the week

> > YOU MIGHT BE FROM LOUISIANA IF...........
> >
> > 1. You've ever wore shorts at Christmas time.
> >
> > 2. You pronounce Lafayette as "Laffy-ette" not
> > "La-fay-ette".
> >
> > 3. You learned to drive a boat before you could
> > drive a car.
> >
> > 4. You know the meaning of a "Delcambre Reeboks"
> > (that would be a pair of all white fishing boots).
> >
> > 5. You offer somebody a "coke" and then ask them
> > what kind: Coca-Cola, Dr. Pepper, Pepsi, 7Up?
> >
> > 6. You can name all of your 3rd cousins.
> >
> > 7. You plan your vacation around hunting season &
> > LSU football.
> >
> > 8. You greet people with "Ha's ya momma'an'dem?" and
> > hear back "Dey fine!"
> >
> > 9. Every so often, you have waterfront property.
> >
> > 10. When giving directions you use words like
> > "uptown", "downtown","backatown", riverside",
> > "lakeside! ", "northshore", "westbank", "down the
> > bayou" or "cross the river".
> >
> > 11. When you refer to a geographical location "way
> > up North," you are referring to places like
> > Shreveport, Little Rock or Memphis, "where it gets
> > real cold!"
> >
> > 12. Your burial plot is six feet over rather than
> > six feet under.
> >
> > 13. You've ever had Community Coffee.
> >
> > 14. You can pronounce Tchoupitoulas but can't spell
> > it (also, Thibodaux, Opelousas, Pontchartrain,
> > Ouachita, Atchafalaya).
> >
> > 15. You don't worry when you see ships riding higher
> > in the river than the top of your house.
> >
> > 16. You judge a po-boy by the number of napkins
> > used. (Amen) You Got dat rite.
> >
> > 17. The waitress at your local sandwich shop tells
> > you a fried oyster po-boy dressed is healthier than
> > a Caesar salad.
> >
> > 18. You know the definition of "dressed."
> >
> > 19. You can eat Popeye's, Haydel's and Zapp's for
> > lunch and wash it down with Barq's and several
> > Abitas, without losing it all on your stoop.
> >
> > 20. The smell of a crawfish boil turns you on more
> > than HBO.
> >
> > 21. You "wrench" your hands in the sink with an
> > onion bar to get the crawfish smell off.
> >
> > 22. You're not afraid when someone wants to "ax you
> > something."
> >
> > 23. You go by "ya-mom-en-'dems" on Good Friday for
> > family supper.
> >
> > 24. You don't learn until high school that Mardi
> > Gras is not a national holiday.
> >
> > 25. You don't realize until high school what a
> > "county" is.
> >
> > 26. You believe that purple, green and gold look
> > good together (and you will even eat things those
> > colors).
> >
> > 27. You go to buy a new winter coat (what most
> > people refer to as windbreakers)
> >
> > 28. Your last name isn't pronounced the way it's
> > spelled.
> >
> > 29. You know what a nutria rat is but you still pick
> > it to represent your baseball team. (Geaux Zephyrs).
> >
> > 30. You have a ditch on at least one side of your
> > property.
> >
> > 31. You have spent a summer afternoon on the Lake
> > Pontchartrain seawall catching blue crabs.
> >
> > 32. You describe a color as "K&B Purple."
> >
> > 33. You like your rice and politics dirty.
> >
> > 34. When given the choice for Governor between a KKK
> > leader and Edwin Edwards, it's a difficult decision.
> >
> > 35. You pronounce the largest city in the state as
> > "Newawlins."
> >
> > 36. You know those big roaches can fly, but you're
> > able to sleep at night anyway.
> >
> > 37. You prefer skiing on the bayou.
> >
> > 38. You assume everyone has mosquito swarms in their
> > backyard.
> >
> > 39. You realize the rain forest is less humid than
> > Louisiana.
> >
> > 40. You can list all the ingredient's of a gumbo or
> > a jambalaya.
> >
> > 41. You go to the "boat", but you don't plan on
> > spending any time over
> > water.
> >
> > 42. When you're in Baton Rouge you know the
> > difference between the old bridge & the new bridge.
> >
> > 43. If you ever had to wait for the bridge to "come
> > down" so you can get home.
> >
> > 44. If you pull for the Saints (who else would)?
> >
> > 45. If you've ever been to a wedding and someone
> > either danced in a #3
> > washtub or with a broom and this was considered
> > normal.
> >
> > 46. You make your groceries, or, wash your
> > dishes,or, have an icebox.
> >
> > 47. You can't think of anybody that can cook better
> > than your momma.
> >
> > 48. You know when it's appropriate to use "Tony
> > Chachere's" (anytime!!!!).
> >
> > 49. You know an old person that can "treat" you for
> > warts.
> >
> > 50. The four seasons in your year are: crawfish,
> > shrimp, crab and King Cake.

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