Tag Archives: Southerner

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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Your Turn: How Are You a Real Southerner?

Okay, for several months now we’ve been on here telling you what a Real Southern Man is and how to be one. We think one thing that defines real Southerness is the willingness to give something back. Somebody makes you a batch of biscuits, you cook them up a mess of collards. That’s just how […]

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Be a Real Southern Man #14

Welcome to your virtual manual for becoming a Real Southern Man.

Today’s how-to tip is one that we hold especially dear here at RSM. In fact, there wouldn’t be an RSM if it weren’t for this particular Southern tradition.

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Bad Monday, Southern Style

People in every region have bad Mondays, but only Southerners can have a can of spray starch start their week in the hole. Monday morning found me ironing a cotton shirt, and like any good Southerner, I grabbed my trusty can of starch. Gotta have starch to keep cotton crisp in this humidity, right?

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Twanglish Lesson: Tucker

Twanglish Lessons is you bi-weekly guide to the finer points of the Southern language. Remember, it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.

Today’s Twanglish Lesson is all about what happens when a Southerner has pushed themselves too far.

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Twanglish Lesson: (Talkin’ and Actin’) Ugly

Twanglish Lessons is your bi-weekly guide to the finer points of the official Southern language. Remember, it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.

Today’s Twanglish Lesson is a sober reminder of those days of long ago, a time when we were younger, firmer, shorter and had more hair. And it continues our ill-conceived, de facto theme of Cussin’ Week…

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BBQ, Burgers and the Road

In his first post for RSM, Adam Caperton gives some priceless advice on how to pick the best barbeque and burgers. You might want to bring your own mayo…and some hand sanitizer.

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Twanglish Lesson: Wawah

Twanglish Lesson is your bi-weekly guide to the Southern Language. Remember, it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.

It’s Civil War week on RSM. But before we can have a proper discussion of the Civil War and its myriad complexities, we’ve got to master the lingo.

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A Real Southern Man is… #5: A Mayberry Man

Today’s entry of “A Real Southern Man is…” falls in the realm of pop culture. In the South, however, we might consider it high culture.

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