Apr 022015
 
Boggy Creek Monster

Boggy Creek Monster

UnknownArkansas, it is illegal to mispronounce this state.  It is ArkanSAW!  It is home to famous and infamous people: These people were born here: General McArthur, Glen Campbell,  Johnny Cash, Charlie Rich, Tracy Lawrence, and Conway Twitty.  It is also the home of the infamous Duggans (the television series 20 Kids and Counting). These homophobes live in this state.  Maybe they are related to the southern equivalent of Big Foot.  People have named it the Boggy Creek Monster and sighting have been registered near Fouke.  Said to be seven feet tall and hairy, it kills chickens, cattle, dogs and cats and livestock.   Many people have been reported to have said, “Fouke” when they saw it! LOL.( paula).

Stain of Segregation

In the 1960s, Federal troops had to be called in to allow black Afro-American kids to gain admission to a white school.  President Clinton was the Governor of Arkansas. On the subject of law: Voting has to be quick, people are allowed five minutes to mark their ballots.

Arkansas Has Ruled Regarding Animals

In Little Rock, no dog can bark after 6 p.m.  While it is legal to shoot bears in Arkansas, waking a sleeping bear for the purpose of taking a photograph is prohibited.  Furthermore, it is illegal to keep an alligator in your bathtub.  The world Duck Calling Contest is held yearly in Stuttgart.  However, if you flew it to Stuttgart, make sure you don’t photograph moose from the plane -that illegal.  And furthermore, it is against the law to push a live moose out of a moving plane. .Cows beware:  It is unlawful to walk one’s cow down Fayetteville’s Main Street after 1:00 PM on Sunday.

Winner: Sam Walton founded his Wal-Mart stores in Bentonville. Almost a winner:  October 1999 in Little Rock,  20-year-old convicted killer Kenneth Williams crawled into a 500-gallon barrel of hog slop in a prison kitchen and escaped in when it was towed to a prison farm. The slop barrel didn’t have a grate over its opening then but it does now. Williams was recaptured a few days later.  Loosers have to be the bigoted Duggan family of the television series “Twenty and Counting.” Winner: The first women elected to the U.S. Senate was Hattie Caraway in November 1932.

Official This and Official That

-In 1958 milk was the designated drink of the state and the Fiddle the state instrument.

Hope,  is the self-proclaimed Watermelon Capital of the World.

-If you live in Alma, then you have a home in the Spinach Capital of the World and you probably drive past the water tower painted to look like the ‘world’s biggest can of spinach.”  No, Popeye wasn’t born here. LOL paula

Pine Bluff is known as the world center of archery bow production.  Per capita, it is safer to live in New York City than it is to live in Pine Bluff.   Can’t those archers with bows shoot correctly (paula)?

Sex and Courting

Oral sex is considered to be sodomy and punishable by law.  Flirtation between men and women on the streets of Little Rock can result in a 30-day jail term.

No Noise Please, We’re From ArkanSAW.

Not only can dogs not bark after 6 p.m, but in  Little Rock, no person shall sound the horn on a vehicle- at any place- where cold drinks or sandwiches are served after 9:00 p.m.

To any reader from Arkansas:  I hope you don’t mind this little fun poking.   If you are a LGBTI person – stay loud and proud in Arkansas ( or wherever you live.) paula.  And folks, remember that there are a lot of ‘weird’ rules in most countries.

 

 

 

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