You Know You're A Coonass When...

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  1. KyleK

    KyleK Who, me? Staff Member

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    I do that for bacon grease.
     
  2. LSUTiga

    LSUTiga TF Pubic Relations

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    If you scrape your leftovers go to the chickens and coffee grinds in the garden.






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    What word?
     
  3. LSUsupaFan

    LSUsupaFan Freshman

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    Coonass. He knew where it came from, what it meant, and hated it.
     
  4. lsu99

    lsu99 whashappenin

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    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.
     
  5. lsu99

    lsu99 whashappenin

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    Yeah, it's definitely changed in meaning and overall use over generations.
     
  6. pepe lepew

    pepe lepew what's that smell......??

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    if you know what coullion means .......
     
  7. red55

    red55 curmudgeon Staff Member

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    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.
     
  8. LSUTiga

    LSUTiga TF Pubic Relations

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    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.
     
  9. LSUsupaFan

    LSUsupaFan Freshman

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    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.
     
  10. LSUTiga

    LSUTiga TF Pubic Relations

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    We hard party lines in the 60's too but got dam, I like my cell. :hihi:
     

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