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If I Hadn’t Stopped: Conversations from the Walmarts

“It’s a heady thing to have someone’s entire life story dumped in your lap while standing in frozen foods.”

Read Wayne Franklin’s account of his encounter with a down-on-his-luck Southern man at “the Walmarts.”

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Twanglish Lesson: Spell

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.

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