I was sitting on a friend's screened porch this weekend and we were discussing southern vernacular. ~ As and aside, while screened in porches are not "southern" I'm finding they are a necessity in the south, given the flies and the heat. One needs a covered space with a fan to keep cool and often, on a southern evening, the breeze on the porch with the fan is more pleasant than being inside with the air conditioning on.
I do not have one.
I do have a front porch, but my house faces west, so you cannot sit on it in the afternoon. We practically need a pot holder to open the front door some days.
In my next house...
Anywho, we were sitting on the screened porch discussing vernacular, southern vs northeastern.
Without further ado, I ask you:
1. What so you call a flavored carbonated beverage?
2. What do you call it when you have friends over and feed them food that you have grilled on your outdoor grill?
3. What is that thing you put your groceries in at the grocery store?
1. The South: Coke
The Northeast: Soda
2. The South: Cookout
The Northeast: Barbecue
3. The South: Buggy
The Northeast: Cart