I had to share this bc it's so funny!
'Girls from New York , they are tough. And girls from Georgia , they are sweet. But those born and bred feisty Kentucky girls, they are the ones you have to look out for. We have sugar and fire in our blood. We can ride a horse, be a debutante, throw a left hook and tell you the entire UK line up all while making sweet tea. And if we have an opinion, you get to know it. We're both the pride and the downfall of the bluegrass.'
Jeff Foxworthy on Kentucky ...
If someone in a store offers you assistance and they don't work there, you might live in Kentucky .
If your Dad's suntan stops at a line curving around the middle of his forehead, you might live in Kentucky .
If your town has an equal number of bars and churches, you might live in Kentucky ..
If you have had a lengthy telephone conversation with someone who dialed a wrong number, you might live in Kentucky .
You know you're from Kentucky if....
The in-state sports rivalry is paid more attention to than the national championship.
You live in an area that occasionally gets considerable snowfalls, floods, and tornadoes ... But has no capacity to deal with any of the above.
You ask your doctor for an allergy cure and he tells you to 'move.'
You think the rest of the world knows what a Hot Brown is.
When people ask you where you live, they mean what county are you in.
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 Kentucky .
There are 10,000 types of spiders. All 10,000 live in Kentucky 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; it is a buggy.
People actually grow and eat okra.
'Fixinto ' is one word. (I'm fixinto mow the lawn.)
There is no such thing as 'lunch.' There is only dinner and then there is supper..
Iced tea is appropriate for all meals and you start drinking it when you're two. We do like a little tea with our sugar!
Backwards and forwards means 'I know everything about you.
Jeet? Is actually a phrase meaning 'Did you eat?'
You don't have to wear a watch because it doesn't m atter 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.
You've ever had to switch from 'heat' to 'A/C' in the same day.
'Fix' is a verb. Example: 'I'm fixing to go to the store.'
All the festivals across the state are named after a fruit, vegetable, grain, insect or animal.
You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both unlocked.
You know what a 'DAWG' is.
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.
100 degrees Fahrenheit is 'a little warm.'
We have four seasons: Almost Summer, Summer, still Summer, and Christmas.
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.
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.
EVERYONE can't be a Kentuckian; it takes talent. You might say it's an art form or a gift from God!