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You understand that word “Coke” can mean almost any kind of soft drink product.
You want to whup anyone who tries to inject political viewpoints or causes into Masters Golf Tournament.
You hear word “grits,” and you either think about a bowl and a spoon or Deborah Ford.
You understand that a cold beer is a good beer, and that worst make-out session you’ve ever participated in was still pretty darn good.
You’re convinced that if a college football team outside of South is picked to be national champion that whole system is rigged.
You still have a hankerin’ for a ‘76 black Trans-Am.
You understand why pecan syrup is best thing in world to put on pancakes or waffles.
You smile when you think about Chastain Park or Fox Theatre, and you smile even more when you think about Little Richard putting on a show in either.
You’ve eaten at Corkscrew Cafe up in Dahlonega.
You know that there’s nothing sweeter than a Georgia peach, and you really don’t care how that gets interpreted.
You fret aloud about how much food you’re going to need to lay in when weather forecaster tells you that a winter storm front may dump up to half an inch of snow in your area.
You’d never admit it, but even though you’re a Georgia fan you wanted to see Georgia Tech win NCAA basketball championship this past year because they’re from our great state.
The word Nancy Hanks means more to you than just name of a woman.
You might argue which hot dog is best, Nu-Way or Varsity, but down deep you thank God that they’re both served right here in Georgia.
You’d rather kiss an ape’s pink heiny than make that all important business trip up to New Jersey.
You well understand what difference is between “sippin’ wine” and “chuggin’ wine.”
You cuss kudzu and are sort of weirdly proud of it all at same time...
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