28 February 2010

The difference between the North and the South

The difference between the North and the South –

at last, clearly explained....

The North has Bloomingdale’s,

The South has Dollar General.

The North has coffee houses,

The South has Waffle Houses.

The North has dating services,

The South has family reunions.

The North has switchblade knives;

The South has .45s

The North has double last names;

The South has double first names.

The North has Indy car races;

The South has stock car races.

North has Cream of Wheat,

The South has grits.

The North has green salads,

The South has collard greens.

The North has lobsters,

The South has crawfish.

The North has the rust belt;

The South has the Bible Belt.


In the South: --If you run your car into a ditch, don't panic. Four men in a four-wheel drive pickup truck with a tow chain will be along shortly. Don't try to help them, just stay out of their way. This is what they live for.

Don't be surprised to find movie rentals and bait in the same store...Do not buy food at this store.

Save all manner of bacon grease. You will be instructed later on how to use it.

Don't be worried at not understanding what people are saying. They can't understand you either. The first Southern statement to creep into a transplanted Northerner's vocabulary is the adjective 'big'ol,' truck or 'big'ol' boy. Most Northerners begin their Southern-influenced dialect this way.  All of them are in denial about it.

Be advised that 'He needed killin' is a valid defense here.

If you hear a Southerner exclaim, 'Hey, y'all, hold my beer and watch this,' you should stay out of the way.  These are likely to be the last words he'll ever say.

If there is the prediction of the slightest chance of even the smallest accumulation of snow, your presence is required at the local grocery store.  It doesn't matter whether you need anything or not. You just have to go there.

Do not be surprised to find that 10-year olds own their own shotguns, they are proficient marksmen, and their mammas taught them how to aim.

In the South, we have found that the best way to grow a lush green lawn is to pour gravel on it and call it a driveway.

AND REMEMBER: If you do settle in the South and bear children, don't think we will accept them as Southerners. After all, if the cat had kittens in the oven, we ain't gonna call 'em biscuits.

Send this to four people that ain't related to you, and I reckon your life will turn into a country music song 'fore you know it. Your kin would get a kick out of it too!

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New Remote Control Avaialble - I want one

Specifically for Children

And the one for Cats

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25 February 2010

Train running through a tornado

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This video came from a fellow who works for the RR as a train dispatcher.  Every once in a while he sends a cool video involving trains.  This is one of them.

Trains nowadays mount cameras in their cabs, facing forward and backward, the same way police cars do. This video is a rearward camera.  This is video of a train that ran through a tornado. Be patient as the video runs a bit before the action.

First there is the normal rearward view from the last of three engines, with the trees looking normal.  Then you begin to see rain, and then, halfway through the video the trees begin to sway violently . . . and then the "fun" begins.  (Amazing...)

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Beautiful photo slide show

Relax and enjoy

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Talk about full disclosure!

Ice Sculptures

THESE  ARE  AMAZING..............ENJOY!!!


    Photos  taken and shared from the incredible ice  sculptures submitted at the
Fairbanks Ice  Festival, Fairbanks , Alaska !  




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Drama Critters...

















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Roadside display

Roadside display

This is the pull-off at SR 61 and Adamsdale Road in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. The deer was hit there and reported to the Game Commission for pick up. The couch was dumped there previously.  Local residents couldn't resist.  Day two, the deer was on the couch. Day three, the end table and lamp showed up. Day four, the TV and stand showed up. 

Finally, a State Trooper stopped and had to call PENN DOT. They had to wait because of all the people stopping to take pictures. The sign, mockingly from the deer, drew a lot of attention.

  The cardboard caption in front of the deer on the couch reads, "Sorry Hunters, Obama ruined healthcare. We can't afford to have injured hunters on our conscience. Stayed home. Sorry, the deer."  


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So true.

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24 February 2010

A lot of wtf


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There’s dancing ladies, rockin baby and dad is pulling up his pants

WTF ! 

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Weather Report

Still worried about Global Warming? Is this report enough to scare you?

The Arctic Ocean is warming up, icebergs are growing scarcer and in some places the seals are finding the water too hot, according to a report to the Commerce Department yesterday from Consul Ifft, at Bergen, Norway. Reports from fishermen, seal hunters and explorers all point to a radical change in climate conditions and hitherto unheard-of temperatures in the Arctic zone. Exploration expeditions report that scarcely any ice has been met as far north as 81 degrees 29 minutes. Soundings to a depth of 3,100 meters showed the Gulf Stream still very warm. Great masses of ice have been replaced by moraines of earth and stones, the report continued, while at many points well known glaciers have entirely disappeared. Very few seals and no white fish are found in the eastern Arctic, while vast shoals of herring and smelts, which have never before ventured so far north, are being encountered in the old seal fishing grounds. Within a few years it is predicted that due to the ice melt the sea will rise and make most coastal cities uninhabitable.

I'm sorry; I neglected to mention that this report was from November 2, 1922 as reported by the AP and published in The Washington Post.

Interesting huh….!

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22 February 2010

Quickest way to peel a potato!

Cool trick for in the kitchen!

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Pet Inquiry to a hotel

Neat story about two nice people ... the dog owner and the inn keeper!


"Dogs Welcome"

A man wrote a letter to a small hotel in a Midwest town he planned to visit on his vacation.

He wrote: I would very much like to bring my dog with me.
He is well-groomed and very well behaved. Would you be willing to permit me to keep him in my room with me at night?"

An immediate reply came from the hotel owner, who wrote:

SIR: "I've been operating this hotel for many years. In all that time, I've never had a dog steal towels, bedclothes, silverware or pictures off the walls. I've never had to evict a dog in the middle of the night for being drunk and disorderly. And I've never had a dog run out on a hotel bill. Yes, indeed, your dog is welcome at my hotel.
And, if your dog will vouch for you, you're welcome to stay here, too."




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