One year ago today, I posted about RSM Kris Wheeler and me meeting a man who claimed to be “The Real Black Elvis.” in observation of Elvis Week, we think it’s worth revisiting:Continue reading
Twanglish Lessons is your guide to the Official Language of the South. Remember, it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.
We’ve all heard about the kind of spell that a witch or wizard might cast on someone to say, turn them into a toad or make them go see a Michael Bay film. But we Southerners have our own types of spells: one good, one bad.Continue reading
When we recently posted our 10-Step Program for Real Southerness, it of course evoked some debates about what was included and what was not. One such debate deserves a bit of reckoning. Reader Jill Manuel noted the lack of one iconic piece of Southern manhood: the pick-up truck. We admit; we blew it. How we […]Continue reading
Welcome to your virtual manual for becoming a Real Southern Man.
Today’s how-to tip is sure to cause some controversy. Or maybe not. Depends on whom you ask. Although, with the way our readership has been dwindling lately, we could use a little bit of a scandal.Continue reading
Twanglish Lessons is your bi-weekly guide to mastering the finer points of the Official Language of the South. Remember, it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.
Today’s Twanglish Lesson is almost like meta-Twanglish: a Twanglish word that is a lazier, slurred, contracted version of another Twanglish term.Continue reading