People can blow air from their mouths and talk at the same time, blowing the air keeps the Gnats aways ( GA state insect)
Possums sleep in the middle of the road with their feet in the air.
There are 5,000 types of snakes on earth and 4,998 live in Georgia
There are 10,000 types of spiders. All 10,000 live in Georgia 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; its 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 there is supper.
..Iced.. SWEET tea is appropriate for all meals and you start drinking it when you're two.(Folks, That's SWEET TEA for you in CA, Not Iced Rasp.
Tea or Unsweet, but Sweet Tea and we drink it with or without ice)
We do like a little tea with our sugar!
Backards 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're done or it's too dark to see.
You don't PUSH buttons, you MASH them.
You measure distance in minutes.
(Yeah, kind of like you Folks in Fort Bragg and the Wllits Road thing)
Sometimes you have to switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day.
"Fix" is a verb. Example: "I'm fixin to go to the store. I'm fixin to go into town.
All the festivals across the state are named after a fruit, vegetable, grain, insect or animal or flower or tree. Reynold's Strawberry Fest, Perry's Dogwood, Macon's Peach Blossom, Rhine's Watermelon, Vienna's Pig Jig, etc.
You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both unlocked.
You know what a "DAWG" is.
Lord, if you don't know this one you sure learn it fast!
You carry jumper cables in your car . . . for your OWN car.
There are only four spices: salt, pepper, Tabasco and ketchup.
The local papers cover national and international news on one page, but
require 6 pages for local gossip and sports.
The first day of deer season is a national holiday.
And you best let your spouse or other half go too or it's grounds for the big D!
100 degrees Fahrenheit "a little warm.
We have four seasons: Almost Summer, Summer, still Summer and Christmas. Otherwise known as starting on the tan, got a tan, great tan and going to the tanning bed.
Going to Wal-mart is a favorite past time known as "goin' Wal-martin" or
off to "Wally World.
A cool snap (below 70 degrees) is good pinto-bean weather.
Not sweater weather!
A carbonated soft drink isn't a soda, cola or pop . . .
it's a Coke,
regardless of brand or flavor.
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.
If you understand these jokes please forward them to your friends from
Georgia (and those who just wish they were).
EVERYONE can't be a Georgian; it takes talent