By Charlie Melton
Southern hospitality? The term dates back to 1835 and a guy named Abbot. He stated that southern inns weren’t necessary because every house welcomed strangers. It was just such a thing, even before the South invited us down for grits and Civil War.
I’ve learned that the term “hospitality” has been misspelled for centuries. The real spelling is “hostility”. It’s no big deal though, people do that all of the time. Really, they do. Maybe if we all write it 10 times, we’ll get it right. It’s spelled southern H-O-S-T-I-L-I-T-Y. [Read more...]