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15 Things Only Those From Arkansas Know To Be True

If you were raised in Arkansas, or if you’ve lived here long enough to be an official Arkansan, there are certain things you just come to know—things about potlucks and tomatoes and weather. In Arkansas, these are the truths we hold to be self-evident:

What about you, Arkansans? Anything else you’ve always just known to be true?

J.B. Weisenfels
J.B. Weisenfels has lived in rural Arkansas for three decades. She is a writer, a mom, and a graduate student. She is also an avid collector of tacky fish whatnots, slightly chipped teapots, and other old things. In her spare time she enjoys driving to the nearest creek to sit a while. If you were to visit her, she'd try to feed you cornbread.