OK OK if no-one else will, I'll ask!!
I gather that by "Grits" you Good ol boys don't mean nasty sharp bits of stone stuck in your shoes, but something that may or may not be edible depending on which side of the MD line you wuz raised. Any expalnation gratefully received and probably used against you in futuire :-) Pete M
By the wat in NZ a bit of grit is frequently refered to as a bit of metal; as in mettalled road. hey ho!