Monday, September 11, 2006

Perpetuating the Stereotype

I used to think that the typical Southern stereotype that pervades other parts of the country are unfounded and unfair.

Then I went to the Tennessee State Fair.

Good Lord.

If we, as a society, were to take just 10 - 15% of the money we spend on tatoos and Marlboros and put that money toward dental care, we would be much better off.


At 1:09 PM , Blogger Sarcastro said...


I'm taking the boys there tonight.

"Say mister, yew know whur that show is whur they got a tiger fightin' a shark is at?"

At 5:54 AM , Blogger Heather said...

Try a small town in SC. I grew up nearby and everyonce in a while I want to shake someone and say, "Stop it, that's why they make fun of us."

I spent five years in Minnesota and I can happily report they have just as many bad examples; they just have more space to hide them.

At 8:47 AM , Anonymous Roctavious said...

I’ve always any questioning Northerners that I have ran into that we proudly display our crazies on our front porches, in front of convenience stores, and other sundry places to scare off the Yankees.


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