RE: [Histonet] Texians, OT
We just had our yearly re-enactment of the farthest west Civil War battle
which was fought at Picacho Peak, somewhere between Phoenix and Tucson on
I-10. There are some who think they are still fighting the war.
At 01:53 PM 3/30/2005 -0600, Philip Oshel wrote:
>The Civil War is only over to us northerners. There are plenty in South
>who are still fighting it again.
>I imagine the whole exchange has been amusing to the non-US folks. To whom
>we are *all* Yankees, no matter how many syllables we put in "Mississippi".
>>Although I'm not sure what all this WAHOOOO I LIVE IN TEXAS or WAHOOOO I
>>LIVE IN "THE SOUTH" is all about (I really need to stop mass deleting
>>emails), I really liked this one. Before all the
>>Texans/Texians/Texicans/Rebs hop all over Ms. Stegall, keep in mind that
>>thumping one's chest about how great a region/state is sounds great to those
>>who live there but gets old quite quickly to "us
>>northerners/yankies/etc...". The whole "yankies" thing always did astound
>>me since it implies lasting unrest over the civil war (which the south, by
>>the way, lost). Time to drop that one. I'll hold off on saying how
>>wonderful "the north" is or on the experience I have had with "the south"
>>since I have no desire to start the Civil War II. One nation/indivisible
>>sounds good to me.
>>Glen Dawson BS, HT & QIHC (ASCP)
>>From: Therersa Stegall [mailto:STEGTM@samcstl.org]
>>Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2005 11:39 AM
>>To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
>>Subject: Re: [Histonet] Texians, OT
>>Sounds good to me. I've lived in Texas, and we should let them have
>>their independence, or return to Mexico, or whatever else the Texans,
>>Texians, or Texicans want to do. The place is too flat (except for the
>>rattlesnake infested mountains in the south), and too prone to tornados.
>> I can't stand local football fanatics, and cheerleaders, well, yuk.
>>I'm a Yankee who hasn't lived in the northeast since 1976, but I still
>>speak understandable english. There is no "r" in wash, and crouch is a
>>position, not a location. Enough, I'm starting to rant (again). St
>>Louis isalright, but I'd rather be in the Tetons.
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