Re: [gardeners] Southern Gardeners

George Shirley (
Fri, 06 Aug 1999 06:57:44 -0500

"David G. Smith" wrote:
> >No, no, you don't understand. An "extraordinary act of God" in the south
> >is when you blow up the engine on your pickup pulling the tractor out of
> >the mud. ;-)
> >
> >George
> >
> That reminds me of a story my wife told me about some relatives of hers --
> not real close relatives.  They got their truck stuck in the mud.  Luckily,
> they had a winch on the front of it.  They hooked the cable to their bumper
> and winched away, and pulled the bumper off.
> They weren't really southerners, they were from Maryland.
> David Smith

My wife is from Maryland, she seems to think she's a southerner because
her momma is from Richmond, VA.