Talk Like a Texan Flash Cards
One new idea for every day in 2011. We're talking big, small, local, international, in action and on the drawing board. Here's today's -- what's yours?
A group of designers and photographers in Austin, Texas strongly believes that someday you will find yourself in a Texas Honky Tonk, and you will be surrounded by local folks using words and phrases that you probably won't understand.
Example: "That idiot drove through the yard! He hit the mailbox and now it sits all Catty Whumpus."
Time to study up.
Rancho Solano Preparatory School: Fiddler on the Roof Jr.
TicketsThu., Apr. 27, 7:00pm
Beauty and the Beast by Ballet Etudes
TicketsSat., Apr. 29, 2:00pm
Thunder From Down Under
TicketsThu., May. 4, 8:00pm
Chris Rock: Total Blackout Tour 2017
TicketsSat., May. 6, 7:00pm
Kathleen Madigan: Bothering Jesus Tour
TicketsSat., May. 13, 8:00pm
The Texas Alphabet Flash Card deck, by creative studio PUBLIC SCHOOL, includes a set of 3-by-9-inch cards with each of the 26 letters (and one extra "F" for "Feeder," an east Texas word for access road) and a "Texan Sayings intro to our euphemisms" card.
Now, you just better hope they pony you up to the Texas Speak so you're not what they call an Arizona cowboy: all hat and no cattle.
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