Category Archives: Southern Humor

Southern lifestyle, rednecks

Wanda and the Catfish

Wanda is a dumb blond, to put it kindly. She is not the sort of person I would normally choose as a friend, but we came to know each other through a mutual acquaintance. She is a good-hearted person, but intelligence … Continue reading

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Mind Your Peas

Have a bad year and are wishing for better luck next year? Try eating some black-eyed peas. Black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day are a southern tradition. There seems to be little agreement on how this custom began, though, or … Continue reading

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Opry at the Ryman

Well, I did it again.  I went to the Grand Ole Opry. Just shut up about it – this is Nashville, after all.  Cheapest entertainment in town – they really give your money’s worth with a long continuous show.  Ticket … Continue reading

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A Yankee in Nashville

  A fellow humorist and writer always looking for a easy pun, made an interesting comment the other day: We would love to go visit my niece in Nashville, but I’m afraid we probably wouldn’t all fit in her apartment and we’re … Continue reading

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Dollywood Dolly

Hooray for Dollywood! Okay, I got that out of the way. Just had to say it. I did it, went to the Mecca of Tennessee tourism, the redneck Disney World, Dollywood, number two tourist attraction in the state in be-u-ti-ful … Continue reading

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The Truth About Tennessee

I have decided to let the rest of the world in on a secret that they have always suspected anyhow. It is the truth about Tennessee. The truth is we are all rednecks here. Some claim the name comes from … Continue reading

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The Rocking Chair

How long since you saw anybody rocking on a real rocking chair?  I’m not talking about the kind that sits still and only the top part of the chair rocks.  I’m talking about REAL rocking chairs, the kind with curved … Continue reading

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The Tradition

Once again it’s a holiday weekend and once again it’s time for our family reunion. The tradition goes way back and seems to continue on year after year. When I was a child, my mother and all her siblings gathered … Continue reading

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See Rock City

“We need to do something different for a change,” I yawned one lazy Saturday morning. “Let’s go to Chattanooga,” said my honey. I knew he was referring to the Aquarium. “Let’s go to Rock City instead,” I suggested. “We haven’t … Continue reading

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Dumbness Survey

According to an article in the local paper, southern states are some of the dumbest states, ranking in the bottom 10 of 50 states in a survey about education. Oh, please! Do we really need a survey to tell us … Continue reading

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