Tag Archives: Dog

The Great Dog Experiment of 2011

In the annals of great Southern experiments, there are many failures. Add to that list the recent attempt of the Franklin family to get a new pet, a.k.a The Great Dog Experiment of 2011, a.k.a The Christmas of Disappointment.

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RSM Profile: A Real Southern Dog

What is arguably the most American of all dog breeds is not recognized as a show-worthy breed by the American Kennel Club. Perhaps it’s the fact that the most American of all dog breeds is also undeniably Southern.

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Twanglish Lesson: Dawg

Twanglish Lessons is your (sometimes) bi-weekly guide to the ins and outs of the Official Language of the South. Remember, it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.

Well, I’ll be dawg! Twanglish Lessons are back from a two-month hiatus!

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RSM’s Guide to Designer Dog Breeds

We’ve established that every Real Southern Man must own a dog, and that for many, the mutt is the king of all Southern dogs. But one man’s mutt is some woman’s designer dog breed.

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Real Southern Rule #19: Get A Dog

The middle class, perhaps reflecting their own jambalaya of a heritage, embrace the mutts. In fact, anyone who brags about being 1/96 Cherokee but refuses to own a mixed-breed dog is not to be trusted.

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Saying Goodbye to a Southern Man’s Best Friend

Everyone knows that a dog is man’s best friend. For a Real Southern Man, even more so.

RSM David Reber recalls the life and times of his dog, Sir Duke Ellington.

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