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What are some southern words?

You Know You're from the South if You Know What These Words Mean
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  • Druthers.
  • High cotton.
  • Bubba and Sissy.
  • Hoecake.
  • Catawampus.
  • Piddling.

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Keeping this in view, what are some Southern sayings?

All-Purpose Southern Expressions We Couldn't Do Without:

  • Y'all.
  • All y'all.
  • Down yonder.
  • Bless your pea-pickin' little heart!
  • Kiss my go-to-hell.
  • I wouldn't walk across the street to piss on him if he was on fire.
  • If you can't run with the big dogs, stay under the porch.
  • Why so sad? Did Chevrolet stop makin' trucks?

Furthermore, how would you describe the South? Here are some adjectives for south: broad and moonlit, german salient, chivalrous and sunny, lax and superstitious, sunny classical, still independent and free, still discontented and sullen, dim and impenetrable, equally dim and impenetrable, sunny and romantic, patriotic, rural, sufficiently exotic and mysterious,

Consequently, how do Southerners say hello?

The greeting Hey means Hello. A true Southerner would never ever say "Hello, you all" or "Hi, you guys." But, very often, you will hear "Hey, y'all." These are some other common Southern terms and sayings: just pickin: teasing - Aw, come own now, Aah'm just pickin wid ya.

What are some old time sayings?

10 Old Sayings We Need to Bring Back

  • “Bed is the poor man's Opera.”
  • “Children are certain cares, but uncertain comforts.”
  • “When cobwebs are plenty kisses are scarce.”
  • “He who would pun would pick a pocket."
  • “A friend to all is a friend to none.”
  • “Garlic makes a man wink, drink, and stink.”
  • “The gist of a lady's letter is in her postscript.”

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