RE: [gardeners] Definately one word. ;-)

George Shirley (
Mon, 12 Oct 1998 12:49:09

At 10:09 AM 10/12/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Margaret wrote:
>Then why is it they spend their summers in Colorado?  I do recall the
>bejeweled women from Beaumont who used to make u-turns to steal
>spaces from those of us who were obeying the law, and who used to
>sugar from the Chautauqua cafeteria during WWII when sugar was
>They'd just turn the sugar bowl upside down in their purses, then sit
>bold as brass complaining the sugar bowl was empty.
>Beaumont isn't really Texas, Margaret. Lots of folks are convinced
>that it's nothing more than a breeding grounds for Lousy-anna
>scallywags. Don't know many Texans that claim
>Beaumont-Lousy-Anna-type-Scallywags as fittin' to belong to The Great
>State <bg>.
You would never convince the scallywags such as myself that were born and
raised in Beaumont and area of that. We're as much Texans, and just as
proud of it, as folks from West Texas or anywhere else in Texas.