Things I learned living in Texas

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  1. Porter

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    Not sure if this is a repost or not. I searched for it, and came up with nothing.

    Things I learned living in Texas.

    1. A possum is a flat animal that sleeps in the middle of the road.

    2. There are 5,000 types of snakes and 4,998 of them live in Texas.

    3. There are 10,000 types of spiders. All 10,000 of them live in Texas , plus a couple no one's seen before.

    4. If it grows, it'll stick ya. If it crawls, it'll bite cha.

    5. 'Onced' and 'Twiced' are words.

    6. It is not a shopping cart, it is a buggy!

    7. 'Jaw-P?' means 'Did ya'll go to the bathroom?'

    8. People actually grow and eat okra.

    9. 'fixinto' is one word.

    10. There is no such thing as 'lunch'. There is only dinner and then there is supper.

    11. Iced tea is appropriate for all meals and you start drinking it when you're two.

    12. Backwards and forwards means 'I know everything about you.'

    13. The word 'jeet' is actually a phrase meaning 'Did you eat?'.

    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 !EM.

    16. 'No. Jew?' is a common response to the question 'Did you bring any beer?'

    17. You measure distance in minutes.

    18. You switch from heat to A/C in the same day.

    19. All the festivals across the state are named after a fruit, vegetable, grain, insect or animal.

    20. You know what a 'DAWG ' is.

    21. You carry jumper cables in your car --- for your OWN car.

    22. You only own five spices: salt, pepper, Picante, Tabasco and Ketchup.

    23. The local papers cover national and international news on one page, but require 6 pages for local gossip and high school football.

    24. You think that the first day of deer season is a national holiday.

    25.. You find 100 degrees Fahrenheit 'a bit warm'.

    26. You know all four seasons: Almost summer, summer, still summer, and Christmas.

    27. Going to Wal-Mart is a favorite past time know as 'goin' Wal-Martin' or 'off to Wally World'.

    28. You describe the first cool snap (below 70 degrees) as good stew weather. (or chili)

    29. Fried catfish is the other white meat.

    30. We don't need no dang driver's ed. If our mama says we can drive, we can drive.

    31. You understand these jokes and forward them to your Texas friends and those who just wish they were from Texas.

    Have a blessed day!
     


  2. mac79912

    mac79912 Well-Known

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    God bless Texas!:banger:
     
  3. Texasgordo

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    Yes sir!

    You got that right! I feel fortunate to have been born and raised here in this great state!:D
     
  4. chevydeerhunter

    chevydeerhunter Well-Known

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    I have to take issue with #17. I always thought distance was measured by how many beers it takes to get to your destination.:D
     
  5. Gopher

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    Not so much anymore.:rofl:
     
  6. Double Naught Spy

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    32. "Tumping" is the act of knocking over something heavy. "He just tumped over the keg."
     

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