Re: Mary < **The Revised Mason-Dixon Line**
Posted by Mary on 8/12/03
I found a southern communication resource:
I'm ready now. Talk that talk.
On 8/08/03, ff wrote:
> You can straighten this out. You'ns, You's guys, yinz, ya'll, all ya'all.. The largest city in this Florida county is a retirement
> community for norther retirees. I question the applicability, or usefulness of the imaginary Mason-Dixon line, as true southerners are
> getting harder to find. Johncodie will no doubt appreciate this: the worst thing I've ever heard is an actor trying to talk southern.
> back, I believe it was Huey Long? Anyway, someone argued that "yankee" bees were cross breeding with southern bees, and ruining the
> POssibly the mold in the south is coming from the influx of northern retirees bringing mold contaminated materials into the state. Maybe
> Department of Agriculture Inspection Station should start checking for more than plants, and see about this mold thing. We have a mutitude
> of problems ranging from bees to mold to northerners feeding the 'gators, that eat people when you don't feed them, usually southerners.
> If a Mason Dixon line had to be established today, it'd be a tough job. Mary, take a break, order a book "If Nothin' Don't Happen" by David
> Newell. I'm fixin' to go see if I can find my ol' copy, you'll love it, laugh a lot, and learn a little on speakin' southern.
> On 8/07/03, Roc wrote:
>> Yinz guys aren't making sense now. A revised Mason Dixon Line?
>> Yinz should stay on opposite sides of the line.
>> Sorry Mary, I have no questions on MCS. Roc
>> On 8/07/03, Mary wrote:
>>> Hey roosta:
>>> Now I'm really troubled... Highway construction work and detours could touch off another civil war. Oh my. (OH MY, YINZ!!!)
>>> Best regards,
>>> On 8/07/03, roosta wrote:
>>>> On 8/03/03, Mary wrote:
>>>> I finally have that answer for you:
>>>> "Mason-Dixon Line, boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland
>>>> (running between lat. 39°43'26.3"N and lat.
>>>> surveyed by the English astronomers Charles Mason and Jeremiah
>>>> Dixon between 1763 and 1767."
>>>> Hope this helps.
>>>> The Revised Mason-Dixon Line starts at I-10 Exit 199 in Az, runs east to Exit 187 in Texas,
>>>> continues east to DFW,thence to Exit 22 in Ga, thence runs south to I-10 Exit 83 in Fl.,
>>>> thence runs west to POB.
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