17 thoughts on “I Don’t Live in Dixie,

  1. I am guessing this comment is in response to some lame-brained comment elsewhere, but am I living in “The Outer Limits” and just miss it? Could be too much holiday egg nog on my part. If so, just let me know. On the other hand, I do agree. I don’t think I’ll ever listen to an Alabama song quite the same way ever again.

  2. Kevin

    You are correct despite Merriam-Webster.

    We live in the Old Dominion. Dixie starts somewhere south of Lake Gaston and southwest of Mount Rogers!

    Glad I found you blog!

  3. And you are by no means welcome here, as you are nothing more than a juvenile antagonist looking to provoke a response. Hence this post. I am happy to oblige you.

  4. Well Kev so much for your geography lessons in school. You must have flunked them…but you do have one good blog here so keep up the good work and my 2009 be even better for Civil War Memory.

  5. shhhh, my wife is from New Hampshire and I told here that Fairfax and Arlington counties don’t count as Dixie… (and I suspect most of the delegates in Richmond would agree!)

  6. I always thought “Dixie” referred to the Mason-Dixon line, named after the two surveyors who mapped the Pennsylvania-Maryland border.

    Of course, there is also a “Dixie of the mind”, inhabited by neo-Confederates. Maybe this is the one you meant?

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