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“The North has Cream of Wheat, the South has grits.” Saw this quote on my latest internet meandering. Check out more Souhernisms here. I LOVE it–and it’s true! Now, speaking of grits, this reminds me of an episode of Perry Mason that I watched as a kid. I don’t remember much about the episode except the fact that the witness that was testifying estimate that he had seen the defendant in the victim’s house for a certain period of time. This happened to be while the witness was fixing–yes, fixing, his morning grits. Mr. Mason asked if he was sure that it was not a lesser period of time, perhaps sir your grits were instant grits? And the witness answered, indignantly, of course, that no true Southerner would ever own up to eating instant grits! I laughed then and laugh even now anytime I think of that line.
So, today’s facts are about, you guess it, grits. Here they are:
P.S. My second favorite grits quote is by Flo the Yellow Rose of Texas:’Mel, Kiss My Grits”. This was from “Alice”, one of my favorite 1970’s sitcoms!
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