Tag Archives: Twanglish Lessons

Welcome, Alabama Alumni!

That headline makes us feel a bit like the manager of a Holiday Inn in some far-flung Southern destination like Opp, Dunedin or Natchitoches welcoming the Shriners to town.

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Twanglish Lesson: Poke (featuring Tony Joe White)

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

I’m sure most of these young ‘uns today would think “poke” is something you do on the Facebooks.

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Twanglish Lesson: Tump (Featuring a Monkee!)

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

This week’s Twanglish Lesson is more controversial than we would have thought. Controversial because not everyone in the South has heard it.

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Twanglish Lesson: Flawda

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 also a bit of a Real Southern Geography lesson.

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Twanglish Lesson: Tetch’d

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

Today’s Twanglish Lesson is about one of those “bless your heart” moments in life.

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Stomping on Toes: The New Tennie Shoes Syndrome

The worst thing that could ever happen to a boy in my coastal Alabama elementary school was to get a new pair of shoes.

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Twanglish Lesson: Tennie Shoes

These days, kids wear running shoes, trail shoes, skate shoes, cross-trainers and those weird monkey-toe glove thingies that look like an error in evolution.

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Introducing Real Southern Rules

Let us start by apologizing for how slow things have been on the site lately. Goodness knows y’all need your “Twanglish Lessons” and profiles of Real Southern Men just to get through these tough times. At least, that’s what we keep telling ourselves.

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Twanglish Lesson: Idee

Twanglish Lessons is your 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 comes from a place of desperation. It’s tough to keep coming up with new ones to write.

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