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    I was watching "Hard Knocks' on HBO. A football player explained that "You got your South, that includes Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia. Then you got your Dirty South. Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee. The Florida Panhandle is Dirty South, the rest of Florida is New York. He later said that a good chunk of Texas is Dirty.
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    I always thought that most of southern Florida was part of Latin America.
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    for nature cannot be fooled."

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    What does that mean?

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    Yep, Mississippi has plenty of dirt.

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    Come on down Jim, I can show you around a bit. Seriously is this HBO thing your news feed?

    Have you ever been to the dirty South?
    Oh Spit I am caught up in another troll operation, aint I.

    For what it is worth, I have spent some time in Tacoma, Seattle, Bainbridge Island and some pretty sketchy spots in Eastern WA. Pretty country with all the same problems as the dirty south. I'd bet if you got off the
    couch could could find exactly the same type of redneck in your backyard as the coal rolling confederate flag waving idiots in my hood.

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    The guy talking about 'The Dirty South" with quite a sense of pride. It's the source of his music food and family. He wasn't being derogatory.

    As to Northern Rednecks, I lived for 4 years in Clackamas County OR. More guns than teeth, and more Bigfoot hunters than any other county in the US.
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    All taken by me in the past few years in Mississippi. Dirty enough?

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    Keep calm, persistence beats resistance.

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    And here I thought this was going to be about the Drive-By Truckers. A fine band, though I prefer the Bottle Rockets, whom I have recently discovered.

    What are you doing about it?




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    leave it to this lilliest whitest of all forums to get it wrong
    this is what the dirty south is about

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    old school

    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    In all the years that I have been participating in the WBF, the greatest lesson that I have learned is that no matter what the subject, nor how clearly presented, somebody will misinterpret it, get all upset, and lash out about it.

    The second greatest lesson is that no matter how many times you try to explain the real intent of your post, the PO'd party will have none of it, and only selectively mis-quote your explanation to further their ire at you.


    BTW, the Jo-El Sonnier song is lovely. (Up here in our Acadian region, his last name would be spelled 'Saulnier', but pronounced the same.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Bow View Post
    The guy talking about 'The Dirty South" with quite a sense of pride. It's the source of his music food and family. He wasn't being derogatory.

    As to Northern Rednecks, I lived for 4 years in Clackamas County OR. More guns than teeth, and more Bigfoot hunters than any other county in the US.
    And... last I herd... the largest per capita density of horse ownership.

    Around here it's called Crackamas County. Home of the local T-party stalwarts.
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    the largest per capita density of horse ownership.
    That would indicate a fairly high income, no? Around here horses and boats cost about as much to feed and house.( so my horse friends tell me)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Breakaway View Post
    That would indicate a fairly high income, no? Around here horses and boats cost about as much to feed and house.( so my horse friends tell me)

    Kevin
    You've heard of being 'house poor'? There's such a thing as 'horse poor'. It's a culture. They find a way. But there certainly IS some money in C. County. And there is also a large swath of poor and horse-poor. Sort of like the Republican vision for the country.
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