[Histonet] Texians, OT

Philip Oshel peoshel <@t> wisc.edu
Wed Mar 30 13:53:13 CST 2005

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 


>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)
>IHC Manager
>Milwaukee, WI
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Therersa Stegall [mailto:STEGTM <@t> samcstl.org]
>Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2005 11:39 AM
>To: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu; asmith <@t> mail.barry.edu
>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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Philip Oshel
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