We all know that icy concoctions are the toast of the South. Atlanta gave us Coke (pronounced Co-Cola); Waco, Texas, taught us how to "Be a Pepper"; and on beaches or piers in the summertime, Mountain Dew flows like suntan lotion. Still, as they pointed out in Steel Magnolias, the "house wine of the South" is sweet tea. Extra lemon, please.
40 Things Every Southerner Ought To Do!
We've learned a few things over the years. Our editors have assembled the ultimate list of must-do activities from across the region. How many have you done?