I Am a Southern Lady and Proud of My Southern Accent

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    Mornin' glory, what vision do I see

    before me? A Southern Belle', surely! You are the epitome of southern charm and hospitality - so long as you like those who come a'visitin', of course. No one can pull off a plantation dress quite like you, and lawd'a'mercy no othah soul can sip a fine cup'o'tea quite like you...
    Mae5464 Mae5464
    70+, F
    2 Responses Jun 14, 2015

    Not From the South, But...

    I'm not from the south (although I did live in Arkansas for about one year), but a southern accent from a lady is VERY sexy. Just my humble opinion. :)
    WayCoolJr WayCoolJr
    51-55, M
    Apr 20, 2009

    Southern Charm

    I was pretty much raised back and forth between North Carolina and this lil holler of a town in West Virginia. About 7 years ago we moved way up past the line to Michigan, thankfully haven't lost my twang at all. People still point it out because I say things like si-gogglin',y...
    Nutmeg2790 Nutmeg2790
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 25, 2009

    Ya Can't Take the Southern Outta the Belle!

    "American by birth, Southern by the Grace of God!"  How very well spoken the gentleman was! While I have been transplanted to California, I still long for my Old Kentucky Home. Home is more than a spot on a map, it is the maner in which one was raised, the scents...
    Koiponder Koiponder
    46-50, F
    13 Responses Jul 8, 2009


    My friend from Boston once put me on speakerphone so I could say the word "oil" for the group she had in her home.  I happily obliged...  And when she corrected my pronunciation I pointed out that she didn't have the right to correct that particular word. ...
    EternalCynic EternalCynic
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Dec 5, 2009
    Eugenie97 Eugenie97
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2014

    Howdy Ladies!

    Hey Everyone! I'm Chloe and I am true southern girl. I have a country accent and own more than 4 pairs of cowboy boots. haha My parents are both from Texas but I was born deep within Georgia. I am sixteen and already resemble a true country women, I'm sweet and sassy strong but...
    TeenMomSouth TeenMomSouth
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 20, 2012

    well, bless your heart ?

    ? Louisiana proud southern bell
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    1 Response Aug 14, 2015

    I don't agree with the picture

    but I'm real . I can sadly relate to most of carrie underwoods lyrics. Oklahoma Born(: but I tell people all the time. I don't have an accent where I'm from, you do
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    Aug 4, 2014

    Southern And Love It

    I embrace my accent.  Men love my accent too. Being Southern has its advantages. For example I can charm the pants off most anyone lol.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Mar 3, 2010
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    Feb 25, 2015

    I was born and raised in TN.

    I used to hate that and my accent, but I've changed my tune. My accent may not be very thick, but it's definitely there. I think being an English major has effected how I say things a bit; I know I try not to sound too redneck (not that there's anything wrong with that :)). But...
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    5 Responses Sep 16, 2014

    Raised in Texas with a Georgia mom ya maybe I a

    have a thick accent haha. Use words like fixin, ain't, reckon, y'all, yonder, enjoy shooting and hunting college supports.
    Klcataldo Klcataldo
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 12, 2014

    I'm ok with it because mine isn't

    as bad as some. it's just when people with awesome English accents tell me I sound like the honey boo boo people. now that's crushing a girls spirit.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 14, 2015

    I Am a Proud Southern Belle.

    I can make tea (our kinda tea, not hot and not kool aid mix crap!) and fried chicken (fried anything).  I have the accent, although not as strong as others, but it doesn't make me stupid (like I've heard from many pea brained yankees).  My favorite movie is GWTW...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    14 Responses Apr 20, 2009

    I am a proud southern lady born in the hills of

    eastern Kentucky and coal miners daughter! I'm now living in Tennessee and I say bless your heart and make the best sweet tea !! As they say I'm as country as corn bread!!!
    cynthiashortridge cynthiashortridge
    36-40, F
    Aug 15, 2015
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