Discussion in 'New Roundtable' started by LSUTiga, Nov 16, 2011.
I do that for bacon grease.
If you scrape your leftovers go to the chickens and coffee grinds in the garden.
Coonass. He knew where it came from, what it meant, and hated it.
If you watched that recent episode of Bourdain's show when they went to Eunice and thought "They really portrayed Eunice well, good people having a good time."
FYI - that episode made me realize I'm not quite as coonass as I'd like to be.
Yeah, it's definitely changed in meaning and overall use over generations.
if you know what coullion means .......
I know some Acadian-Americans who will whip your ass if you say it to their face. I know others who embrace all things coonasstic. Most don't care and aren't offended any more than I am at redneck.
But Red's Achieving Maximum Slack Rule #17 is . . . Be very careful who you call a coonass after midnight at the Evangeline Club.
Wow! I don't know "where it came from" but we've always embraced the term in my family.
Dam red, you really moved me with that one. That's where my parents met. Seriously. I live nearby the intersection (actually a "T") it was on.
Well when he was working on oil rigs in the 40s and the 50s the Texans he worked with weren't throwing it around as a term of endearment.
We hard party lines in the 60's too but got dam, I like my cell. :hihi: