Saturday, March 7, 2009

To all the Arkies out there

I would just like to point out the following facts:
1. It was 78 here today
2. This time last week, it was snowing and we had about 3 inches on the ground (a blizzard for us)
3. We have had the air conditioner on for the last 2-3 days.
4. It is supposed to ice Thursday.

Yer frum Arkinsaw....if"
1. You can properly pronounce Ouachita.
2. You think people who complain about the heat in their states are sissies.
3. A tornado warning siren is your signal to go out in the yard and look for a funnel.
4. You know that the true value of a parking space is not determined by the distance to the door, but by the availability of shade.
5. Stores don't have bags, they have sacks.
6. You've seen peo ple wear bib overalls at funerals.
7. You think everyone from a bigger city has an accent.
8. You measure distance in minutes..
9. You go to the lake because you think it is like going to the ocean.
10. You listen to the weather forecast before picking out an outfit.
11. You know cow pies are not made of beef.
12. Someone you know has used a football schedule to plan their wedding date.
13. You have known someone who has a belt buckle bigger than your fist.
14. You aren't surprised to find movie rental, ammunition, beer, and bait all in the same store

15. You know that a Mercedes Benz isn't a status symbol here - A Red Ford, F-250, Crew Cab, with Dual Wheels and Four Wheel Drive is.
16. You know everything goes better with'Ranch'..
17. You learned how to shoot a gun before you learned how to multiply.
18. If you know who Slick Willy is and how he achieved his name.
19. If you have ever had this conversation: "You wanna Coke?" "Yeah." "What kind?" "Dr Pepper."
20. You know that "Whooooo Pig! Sooie!" is Calling the Hogs!
21. You know where Fannie Fox Freeway is and how it was so named..
22. If you know what "Black Ice" is.
23. You know how to get to Toad Suck, and Petit Jean Mtn.
24. Why the state flag is diamond shaped.
25. If you've ever listened to Bob Robbins or Craig (Lips) Oneil .
26. Ever been up the Pig trail and floated down the Buffalo .
27. Your summers are measured in consecutive days that the temperature exceeds 100 degrees.
28. If you know the horse track is in Hot Springs and the dog track is in West Memphis .
29. If you ever bought earthquake insurance because you were once worried about the New Madrid Fault.
30. Deer hunting is considered an excused absence in your High Schools.
31. You are 100% Arkie if you actually get more than half of these jokes and are "FIXIN'" to send them to your friends.


Sarah@Life in the Parsonage said...

HA! My friend Beth is from Arkansas, I'll have to send her over here :)

Beth@playinwiththepaulsens! said...

oh my gosh these are great! I am Sarah's beth from arkansas! I live in dang Iowa now! Married a Yankee and now raise two wonderful yankee children. I will totally be following your blog! fun!
I grew up in STuttgart.