Are you from Louisiana ?

I got this e-mail today, It is so true that I had to share !

You Know You're From Louisiana When...


-The crawfish mounds in your front yard have over taken the grass.
- You greet people with "Howzyamomma'an'dem?" and hear back "Dey fine!"
-Every so often, you have waterfront property.
-When giving directions you use words like "uptown," "downtown," "backatown," "riverside," "lakeside," "other side of the bayou" or "other side of the levee."
-When you refer to a geographical location "way up North," you are referring to places like Shreveport, Little Rock or Memphis, "where it gets real cold."
-You've ever had Community Coffee.
-You can pronounce Tchoupitoulas but can't spell it.
-You don't worry when you see ships riding higher in the river than the top of your house.
-You judge a po-boy by the number of napkins used.
-The waitress at your local sandwich shop tells you a fried oyster po-boy "dressed" is healthier than a Caesar salad.
-You can eat Popeye's, Haydel's and Zapp's for lunch and wash it down with Barq's and several Abitas, without losing it all on your stoop.
-The four seasons in your year are: crawfish, shrimp, crab, and King Cake.
-You "wrench" your hands in the sink with an onion bar to get the crawfish smell off.
-You don't learn until high school that Mardi Gras is not a national holiday.
-You believe that purple, green and gold look good together.
-Your last name isn't pronounced the way it's spelled.
-You know what a nutria rat is but you still pick it to represent your baseball team.
-You have spent a summer afternoon on the Lake Pontchartrain seawall catching blue crabs.
-You describe a color as "K & B Purple."
-You like your rice and politics dirty.
-You pronounce the largest city in the state as "Nawlins."
-You know those big roaches can fly, but you're able to sleep at night anyway.
-You assume everyone has mosquito swarms in their backyard.
-You realize the rainforest is less humid than Louisiana.
-You discover that you can get a sunburn through your car window.
-When out of town, you stop and ask someone where there is a drive-through Daiquiri place, and they look at you like you have three heads.
-You have flood insurance.
-Your burial plot is six feet over rather than six feet under.
-You consider a Bloody Mary a light breakfast.
-You push little old ladies out of the way to catch Mardi Gras throws.
-You leave a parade with footprints on the top of your hands.
-You have a parade ladder in your shed.
-You worry about a deceased family member returning in spring floods.
-You get on a bus marked "Cemeteries" and don’t think twice.
-You shake out your shoes before putting them on.
-Your sunglasses fog up when you step outside.
-No matter where else you go in the world, you are always disappointed in the food.
-You get up in the morning and start cooking a pot of rice before you give any thought to what you'll fix for dinner.
-You ask, "How dey running?" and "Are dey fat?" when you're inquiring about seafood quality.
-You call tomato sauce "red gravy."
-You eat sno-balls instead of throwing them.
-Your house payment is less than your air conditioning bill.
-Your grandparents are called "Maw Maw" and "Paw Paw."
-No one eats healthy. Fried Batter is actually a menu item in some restaurants.

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2 Comments --- Post Comment:

  1. Debateur said...

    I would love to try crawfish someday. I hear they are very yummy.

  2. Jess said...

    u've been tagged :)

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