Tag Archives: Southern United States

Twanglish Lesson: The Elvis (Sandwich)

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 continues our Elvis Week posts and deals with one of our favorite topics: food. Good, Southern, heavy, nasty, fatty comfort food.

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Twanglish Lesson: Healthy

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 yet again proves that real Southerners have a highly refined sense of irony.

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Twanglish Lesson: I Hate Y’all

Twanglish Lessons is your bi-weekly guide to mastering the finer points of the Official Language of the South. Remenber, it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.

Before y’all get your hackles all in a burr, today’s Twanglish Lesson isn’t what it seems. However, this particular bit of Twanglish is exclusively the domain of the ladies.

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Twanglish Lesson: Squar’ Up

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 was a bit of a revelation tot his Real Southern Man when I first heard it.

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Twanglish Lesson: Throw Down

Twanglish Lessons is your bi-weekly guide to the Official Language of the South. Remember, it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.

Today’s Twanglish Lesson is a fun one … or a violent one. As with most Twanglish, context is everything.

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Twanglish Lesson: Near ‘Bout

Twanglish Lessons is your bi-weekly guide to the Official Language of the South. Remember, it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.

Today’s Twanglish Lesson is about those times when we fall just short of the mark or come up short of our destination.

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Twanglish Lesson: Slap

Twanglish Lessons is your bi-weekly guide to the Official Language of the South. Remember, it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.

Today’s Twanglish Lesson isn’t what you think it is. (Or maybe you’re wise to us and know that we’re big fans of misdirection when comes to our Twanglish Lessons.)

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Twanglish Lesson: Give

Twanglish Lessons is your bi-weekly guide to the finer points of the Official Language of the South. Remember, it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.

One would be forgiven if they looked at the title of today’s Twanglish Lesson and thought we were talking about that seemingly unending Southern capacity for generosity. Alas, that’s not the kind of giving we’re studying today.

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Film Review: General Orders No. 9 (updated with trailer)

“There are no satisfactory words, no neat genre labels which can be placed upon this film. General Orders No. 9 marks the birth of something wholly new, yet refreshingly familiar, in cinema.”

Wayne Franklin reviews the new film General Orders No. 9 and its haunting exploration of the changing face of the South.

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A Real Southern Man is… #6

How do you define a Real Southern Man? We’d love to hear your comments. But first…

Today’s entry of “A Real Southern Man is…” is so stereotypical and clichéd that we almost didn’t include it…

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