Alabama December 05, 2017
10 Foolproof Ways To Make Someone From Alabama Cringe
For the most part, Alabamians are pretty easy going. However, there are still some things we consider to be cringe worthy. Listed below are 10 foolproof ways to make someone from Alabama cringe. How many can you relate to?
1. Criticize our cooking.
Here in the South, we take great pride in our cooking. Anyone who criticizes it can expect us to be highly upset.
2. Believe everyone in Alabama lives on a farm and...
Sure, many Alabamians live on a farm. However, there's much more than farmland here.
3. ...big cities are nonexistent.
There are several big cities located throughout Alabama, including Birmingham, Montgomery, Huntsville and Mobile. Many Alabamians choose to live in these larger cities, while others choose to live in neighboring suburbs.
4. Claim we haven't contributed anything important to our country.
From building the rocket that launched the first humans to the moon to developing life-saving inventions such as the airbag, Alabama has contributed greatly to this country.
5. Practice bad manners.
Whether it's practicing poor table manners or being rude to strangers for no apparent reason, we frown upon bad manners here in the South.
6. Believe there's nothing to see or do in Alabama.
From celebrating the original Mardi Gras to visiting our beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, there are many things to see and do in the great state of Alabama.
7. Ask "sweet or unsweet?" when you're serving us tea.
Here in Alabama, only sweet tea will do! Why even ask?
8. Make fun of our accent.
This is so not cool, so don't even try it!
9. Tell us you've had better barbecue elsewhere.
Everyone knows that Alabama has the best barbecue. After all, the awards speak for themselves.
10. Refer to a soft drink as a "soda" or a "pop."
Here in Alabama, we don't use the terms "soda" or "pop." Every soft drink is simply a "coke."
What are some other foolproof ways to make someone from Alabama cringe? Let us know in the comments!
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