10 Reasons Why People From Arkansas Are Tough

Mess with an Arkansan at your own peril. You’ll likely get served a nice black eye. What will really shock you is seeing the punch thrown with the politest of smiles (because that heat thrown at you came from a place of love and education; teaching you not to fool with the wrong person). We Arkies ain’t scared of you, your mama, or your big brother – we fight hard and win! What makes us so tough? Well, I’m glad you asked…

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So there. Come at us, America, we’re ready! Arkansas has seen it all and been through most of it, so there’s nothing the rest of the country or the world itself can do to shake us to our foundation (unless it’s a major earthquake on the New Madrid Seismic Zone, then maybe.)