The 10 Commandments – Tennessee Style

My Aunt Frances sent this my way. Of course, I tend to call her “Uncle Frank”…makes her giggle. :D

Tennessee Ten Commandments

Some people in Tennessee have trouble with all those “shalls” and “shall nots” in the Ten Commandments. Folks just aren’t used to talking in those terms. So, some folks in middle Tennessee got together and translated the “King James” into “Jackson County” language…no joke, read on…

The Hillbilly’s Ten Commandments (posted on the wall at Cross Trails Church in Gainesboro, TN.)

(1) Just one God
(2) Honor yer Ma & Pa
(3) No tellin’ tales or gossipin’
(4) Git yourself to Sunday meetin’
(5) Put nothin’ before God
(6) No foolin’ around with another fellow’s gal
(7) No killin’
(8) Watch yer mouth
(9) Don’t take what ain’t yers
(10) Don’t be hankerin’ for yer buddy’s stuff

Now that’s kinda plain an’ simple, don’t ya think? Y’all have a nice day.

{Confidential to Say-rah – Maybe Stephanie can teach this version to the folks over yonder!}

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One Response to “The 10 Commandments – Tennessee Style”

  1. Sarah Wheatley Says:

    I have had my “funny” for the day/night. I can go to bed with a smile!


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