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Real Southern Rule: Do it Right (RSM Goes on Hiatus)

Rather than do our job here poorly, we are putting RSM on hiatus until September. Read the full post to learn why…

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DIY BBQ Tips for More Grill Independence

RSM Jerrod Brown has been posting to his Twitter feed a collection of ideas and inspiration for BBQ’ing. Since some of you may not be on Twitter, we decided to compile his tips for you right here.

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Welcome, Alabama Alumni!

That headline makes us feel a bit like the manager of a Holiday Inn in some far-flung Southern destination like Opp, Dunedin or Natchitoches welcoming the Shriners to town.

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Guns in Schools: Why Didn’t We Think of That?

Apparently, the state of Oklahoma is working hard to get themselves declared officially Southern. According to today’s Tulsa World, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is adding shotgun training to their existing offerings in the state’s schools. A program called Archery in the Schools is already in 310 schools statewide, and now shotguns are next. […]

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Henry Flagler: Honorary Southern Man or Yankee Carpetbagger?

If you live outside the state of Florida, you may not even know the name Henry Flagler. If you live anywhere along Florida’s Atlantic coast, however, the name Flagler is unavoidable. There’s Flagler Beach, Flagler College, Flagler County and countless other institutions, both private and public, named for Henry Flagler. But who was he?

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One for the Newcomers: The Best of RSM

In order to give our new readers a taste of everything RSM can be, we’re going to cycle through some of our most popular stories from the past eleven months, moving them up to the top of the front page.

In case you’re too impatient to wait for those, here are some links:

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Real Southern Spam

Every once in a while, we break out the metaphorical shovel to muck out the spam stall. We’re doing that today, but we thought we’d share some of these ridiculous spam-bot comments with you.

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beignets in bourboned butterscotch

Originally posted on cozywalls:
I would like to thank Louisiana and Kentucky for the French donut and the distinctly American spirit, respectively.  Without you, this dish of pillowy fried squares of sweet sorcery would have never been possible. Beignets: You can make them from scratch, but Cafe Du Monde conveniently produces a boxed mix.  I…

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