"Seems like Idgie was always in overalls and barefooted. It’s a good thing, too. She would have ruined any nice dresses, going up and down trees like she did, and she was always going hunting or fishing with Buddy and her brothers. Buddy said that she could shoot as good as any of the boys. She was a pretty little thing, except after Buddy got her hair all bobbed off, you’d swear she was a little boy"

Fannie Flagg; "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe", 1987.