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    You are “The Other” to them

    You are “The Other” to them

    Spotted in Franklin, TN, by reader Linda, who writes: “[A]s a native Nashvillian, I am offended by the message.”

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    Brian Epps | July 5, 2011 at 10:15 am

    What is most funny about this is that those “inbred” people are far more careful about consanguinity than the “sophisticated” people in the northeast. People in more remote, cut-off areas were downright paranoid about such things.

    Apocrypha: I heard that Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt were not allowed to (whether they wanted to or not) book a single room in Hot Springs. By Arkansas law they were not allowed to be married and unmarried couples could not book a hotel room together back then.


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