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Really narrow pronouncements of Southerness

March 6, 2011 by

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Recently, I’ve seen something float across FaceBook… I am proud to be Southern -where tea is sweet and accents are sweeter; summer starts in April; front porches are wide and words are long; macaroni and cheese is a vegetable; pecan pie is a staple; Y’all is the only proper pronoun; chicken is fried and biscuits […]

Southern by the grace of cornbread!

February 23, 2011 by

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Thinking about Craig’s post from the other day, I remembered something I’ve been meaning to post about cornbread… yes, cornbread. Now cornbread has become known as something distinctly “Southron”, but appears to  have origins with the Native People of what is now the southeastern U.S. (references vary, but among those suggested as originators are the […]

A REAL threat to Southern culture?!

November 19, 2008 by

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I couldn’t help it. After learning the other day about the Strange Maps Blog, I felt certain there must be something else there that might be worthwhile to mention regarding Civil War “memory.” Well, this isn’t exactly Civil War “memory,” but the Tea as a North/South Litmus Test sure as heck has something to do with […]