Georgia at a Glance
by Miles O'Neal, Jetlag, Ltd.
Spent about 1/2 my life trapped in Georgia.
Taken captive from Texas at tender age of 10 to
hick city of Augusta.
Escaped to college in Atlanta at 17.
Lived there until 1991.
Georgia at a Glance
Population: One less Texas, thankfully
Active air bases with cool shows: yes
Nickname: The Peach State
Major Industries: peanuts, cotton, ignorance,
Incredibly Minor Industries: peaches
Educational Ranking: vies with AL, MS, & SC for
47th - 50th places
- was one of the original 13 colonies
- started out as a penal institution for criminals King George was tired of
- has more rednecks per acre than almost any other state.
- has more rednecks per capita than almost any other state.
- has more rednecks per anything than almost any other state.
- will give anyone from the Wide Open Spaces claustrophobia in record time.
- is mostly green.
- except the dirt, which is red.
- red clay, that is.
- which never, ever comes out of clothes.
- and is frictionless when wet.
- has pollen as its chief export.
- is incrediblty pretty in the spring & fall.
- has a seacoast, but nobody besides the navy much cares.
- vies with AL, MS, & SC for most junked cars in front yards
- has several well-known schools:
- perfected the grit in 1812.
- has lots of women with big hair.
- has lots of men with big bellies.
- gave us, or was/is home to:
- Mark Heard
- Midtown Light & Trust
- The Dukes of Hazzard
- Michelle Malone &
Drag the River
- the Boll Weevil
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Ludoweechi (a speed trap so notorious that GA's Governor twice had their
radar license revoked, and the Georgia State Patrol put up signs warning tourists to
- The Dixie Grits/Dixie Dregs
- Mylon LeFevre
- The Spinx Atomic Indicator & Scale Company
- Jimmy Carter
- many nuclear subs
- biiiilllions & biiiilllions of pine trees
- Max Cleland, the best Secretary of State in the USA
- various other luminaries
- thinks Stone Mountain & the Kennesaw Bumps are mountains
- has some of the prettiest mountain roads & scenery in the
southeastern USA 
 well north of Stone Mountain & the Kennesaw Bumps.
Last updated: 10 Aug 1997
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