13 Strange Habits Every Arkansan Will Defend To The Death

You may read this list of habits every Arkansan will defend and think to yourself, “Strange?! What do you mean strange?” If so, good. I’ve done my job well enough that I’ve thought of weird things you don’t even know are weird. These things may seem normal to us, but to outsiders, these choices require a little explaining. We’re not here to argue about all our awesome, but let it be known that we’re going to defend these habits until our dying days.

For jokes about Arkansas that are actually funny, click here. To find more weird things Arkansans do, try this one.

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Habits every Arkansan will defend

August 01, 2022

Who are some famous Arkansas residents?

Arkansas has produced many famous residents. Here are just a few:

  • Billy Bob Thornton is most known for writing, directing, and staring in the film Sling Blade. 
  • Many children are familiar with the voice actor Rodger Bumpass, who voices Squidward in the cartoon, Sponge Bob Square Pants. 
  • Don Tyson was the CEO of Tyson Foods while it rose to prominence. 
  • Sam Walton was the founder of Walmart.
  • Glen Campbell was a well-known country music artist and actor.
  • Jonny Cash was an iconic singer and songwriter known around the world as the “Man In Black.” 
  • Lefty Frizzell was a famous and influential country music singer.
  • The Reverend Al Green is an influential and revered soul singer. 
  • Levon Helm was known for his soulful country-inspired singing with the Band.
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a gospel singer and a wildly influential electric guitar player.
  • Pharaoh Sanders was a jazz saxophonist whose music was often considered spiritual and experimental in nature. 

Plus, there are loads of important political figures from Arkansas. That’s a whole different topic! If we left off someone you feel we should not have, you are correct! Please let us know who you wish we included!

What if I wanted to start a life in Arkansas? 

There are many good reasons to move to Arkansas. 13 Failproof Ways To Convince All Your Friends To Move To Arkansas makes the point pretty well! Mainly, the people are great, the food is amazing, and you’ll love it.

Here is another piece to get your mind on the matter of moving here: 10 Surprising Things You May Not Expect When Moving To Arkansas

If you are tired of city life, here are some small quiet towns. 

US News and World Report named Fayetteville one of the best places to live in our country. 18 Reasons To Drop Everything And Move To This One Arkansas City will show you why. 

Here are 11 Ways You Know You’d Fit In Perfectly In Arkansas. (Hint, you probably would!)

Let us know if you are making the move!