03 July 2014

You know you are from Charleston, S.C. if......

Coburg Cow patriotic wear, Charleston, S.C.

This was taken last year. I'll need to check to see if they have kept up the latest in patriotic dairy fashions.

Here a few fun "you know you are from Charleston, if....." lines. They came from an old Facebook page but I thought they came up with a good collection. Enjoy!

You know you are from Charleston, S.C. if....

The smell of a marsh makes you homesick.
You eat rice with every meal.
You don't understand cities that have to keep electing new mayors.
You've mowed your lawn on Christmas.
You've killed a cockroach with your bare hand.
Unless a cockroach is bigger than your hand, it's just a baby - no big deal.
The construction signs say "Let 'Em Work, Let 'Em Live"
You've seriously considered climbing on top of the Coburg Cow to take a picture.
It is not a shopping cart, it is a buggy.
You get excited when you see a guy selling boiled peanuts out the back of a pickup.
You know not to pick up the orange "Half Rubbers with flags" that are found in the puddles on downtown streets.
People actually grow and eat okra.
You know exactly when high tide is - even if you don't own a boat.
You've driven over all the Cooper River Bridges.


  1. I sure know what they all mean, even if I don't eat rice with every meal, and don't care for okra. Happy 4th, Joan!

  2. Happy 4th Donna! Enjoy the day!

  3. The smell of a marsh makes you homesick.

    After being away for several years that smell brought tears to my eyes when I finally returned home. To me, a marsh means life.

  4. Commented on and re-blogged at http://villageundertaker.wordpress.com/2014/07/04/i-learn-something-new-every-day/ If anyone can help with the question posed in my post, I would be grateful.

  5. I think just figured it out….has to do with the horses, not the sport…?

    1. You got it! The horse carriages toss a half rubber ball flying a little flag to mark where the horses pee on the street. Heheh.

  6. Thank you for confirming.

    I enjoy your blog and did learn about a new sport today….

  7. I definitely haven't lived in Charleston! I like those colours on the cow.

    1. They are good ones! Thanks for all your comments William!

  8. Joan, I have taken the liberty of "messin' with your cow's photo." Don't see a way to attach it here. I'll email it to you. May the 4th be with you.


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