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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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Real Southern Rules: Playing Hurt

Southern men are notorious for playing hurt. What’s a half sawn-off thumb, a dangling ear or a broken leg to keep a man from doing what he needs to do?

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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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The 10-Step Program of Real Southerness

We asked for help, and you answered the call. Thanks to your input, we now have the world’s first* 10-step program for becoming a Real Southerner. There’s no point in belaboring the … point; so let’s get right to it.

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Twanglish Lesson: Once’t (or however you spell it)

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.

Every so often you come across a Twanglish word that you have no idea how to spell.

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Twanglish Lesson: Mama

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

In the scholarly study of Twanglish, one will sometimes encounter words which appear to be no different than the corresponding words in English.

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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: Windur

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 reveals the multi-faceted nature of Twanglish as a dialect…

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