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"Southern" Talk

Posted by on Sep. 19, 2012 at 7:12 PM
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Do y'all talk "southern".  For example, "bless her heart", "young'un", "y'all", "ugly" (meaning rude), calling the grocery cart a "buggy"?  My sister & I started saying these things when we were teenagers to be funny...now I use all the traditional southern sayings.

by on Sep. 19, 2012 at 7:12 PM
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4kidz916
by Bronze Member on Sep. 19, 2012 at 7:40 PM

I say some of those.  Y'all and ugly I use a lot.  I also say yonder.  I've never called a cart a buggy though.

AngeLnChainZ
by on Sep. 19, 2012 at 7:42 PM

I say "Y'all" (but thats not really a southern thing), Bless her heart, youngin'(once again, not really a southern thing) however I cringe whenever I hear someone call a cart "buggy". My SIL is about the only person I know who says 'Yonder' and actually means something when she says it, everyone else only says it to be funny.

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NatalieMH
by on Sep. 19, 2012 at 9:46 PM
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I say ya'll and ugly. Buggy too.
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almondpigeon
by on Sep. 19, 2012 at 9:47 PM

I say buggy too.  I was an adult before I heard it called anything different.

Quoting NatalieMH:

I say ya'll and ugly. Buggy too.


almondpigeon
by on Sep. 19, 2012 at 9:48 PM

oh! i forgot about britches.  i am ashamed to say i have used the term britches & wasn't even trying to be funny

mamivon2
by Sandra on Sep. 19, 2012 at 9:48 PM
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lol.. well kinda. .just imagen me saying that with a slightly swiss accent..

kellynh
by Kelly on Sep. 19, 2012 at 9:59 PM
My 4 yo has the cutest accent .. Lol
IncognitoOne
by ResidentStalker on Sep. 20, 2012 at 6:44 AM

I use y'all and buggy! LOL

I used to talk very proper, my family used to laugh at me (voice training...lol), but since I've been out of school and with my husband (talk about "southern" way of speaking, OMG!)...he's rubbed off on me. 

Rain2Rinse
by Representative on Sep. 20, 2012 at 7:21 AM
I'm from California....
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outer.banks
by Bronze Member on Sep. 20, 2012 at 9:46 AM

 I say all those except buggy. I call it a shopping cart.

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