Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Overheard In North Little Rock

At Haverty's Furniture store:

Man: "Oh, that's a really small town...does it even have enough people to count as a town?"

Woman: "Oh, gosh--there can't be more than a hundred people, including the animals."

10 comments:

  1. LOL I think counting the animals is perfectly logical, Belinda. They're often the best neighbors anyway.

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  2. Oh, but I am not allowed to make fun of Arkansas?

    This is sooo no fair! LOL

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  3. lol. but do they let the animals vote in elections? or run for office?

    i remember that not too long ago in Rabbit Hash KY they elected a dog as mayor-- but i don't think that the animals were permitted to vote. the humans did that all by themselves.

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  4. Wow, even the farms are underpopulated. Cryin' shame!

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  5. I wonder what town they were talking about, maybe mine...

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  7. It sounds corny, but there's a nugget of truth in what our respondent says...

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  8. And...Dan gets my brain...scary for him! I just loved how she said "people including animals." I was thinking, "what about the ones that are just jerks?"

    And for Mr. Fab--no, you are not. And since she was talking about having just moved here, she was just as likely from your neck of the woods as mine!

    One of the things I love about my husband is that he continually refers to the dogs and horses as "people" in conversation, without realizing it. As in, "Delta, I *know* you're the one who took that loaf of bread off the counter, because you were the only person in here last night."

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  9. My grandparents lived in Woodruff County, AR and when you'd get to the road where their house was located there was a sign for the community where they lived: "Grays, Pop. 25". I swore they counted my grandmother's barn cats in that 25.

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