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I Am a Southern Lady and Proud of My Southern Accent

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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12, 2014

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    Eugenie97 Eugenie97 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2014

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    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 41-45, F 9 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 20, 2012

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    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...
    rycbar10 rycbar10 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    I'm not a lady and I'm not from the south,

    I'm a man from New Hampshire but I gotta say I love the accent on southern women. I don't get the pleasure of hearing it often, I think southern women avoid the northeast like the plague but man oh man is it sexy. Granted I can't really distinguish certain dialects state to...
    Glenlivet18 Glenlivet18 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Just So Ya Know...

    I had to share....Kisses...
    ladyamelia ladyamelia 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    Oil

    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

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    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hear so many stories about people being ashamed to reveal their southern roots, and I honestly don't get it. I am not ashamed. I also find it rather amusing to read and hear...
    Kathrax Kathrax 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    PAM'S ACCENT ((Peyem's ek-sent) I have a unique accent called West Endicott (Endy-kaat). This accent belongs to a speech pattern group that encompasses the Southern Tier of New...
    BadPam BadPam 56-60, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I don't have the southern accent that most of my family does. However, some southern twang will slip out once in a while.
    standingfirm standingfirm 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    I hate my accent, I wish I had a southern-England accent or maybe one like Mads Mikkelsen (Danish I think).
    CasualSphinx CasualSphinx 18-21, M Feb 9

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    Accents I like. British,Australian,French,southern,etc. I think Australian is my favorite though!
    bitterpain bitterpain 13-15, F a week ago

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    I am from Alabama so I have a southern drawl. I live in Ohio now, and it gets very irritating when people ask me to repeat things because "I like to to hear you talk." I have begun...
    Kathrax Kathrax 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have few accents. my British accent comes to play when I talk about emotional things or anything I really really enjoy talking about. and as I type this.. it's in play haha...
    100espeon 100espeon 16-17, F Feb 9

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    I absolutely love accents!! Any kind of accent to me is usually sexy. I particularly love Scottish and French accents!!
    TimidGrl01 TimidGrl01 18-21, F Jan 31

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    I love all types of foreign accents, but one of my most favorites is the spanish accent. Two of the main girls I work with, one from Spain and the other from Nicaragua have the...
    Elijahx Elijahx 18-21, M Feb 1

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    I can't even begin to say how much I love British accents. I could sit and listen to a British man talk for hours and hours and never get tired of it. Not to mention how sensual...
    Aspiegirl421 Aspiegirl421 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    Everyone makes fun of how I talk, I'm from Kentucky, I have a some what thick accent because I cover it up the best I can so they don't always say anything. I mean I like my accent...
    emmyloo29 emmyloo29 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I love them so much. My favorite has to by far be the Russian accent. It's so sexy. I love how deep and rough it sounds. It sounds so masculine. My second favorite is tough. It's...
    shantel685 shantel685 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    Omg yes just let me have one ugh my American accent is just so plane and blah nothing to it ewwww someone switch with me please besides I love British accents :P
    PabloBoyyyy PabloBoyyyy 16-17, M Feb 8

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    If only I had a cool accent like a British accent! But I'm only a plain American :(
    ShawnL15 ShawnL15 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    If I ever marry a guy with a British accent we would never fight cause I wouldn't be angry at him for long. Oh can you also imagine having children with British accents?! they...
    Bettyr94 Bettyr94 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Having been born in the Moldavian region of Romania, and living in, or visited, other places around the world; I tend to feel that most of the time I am devoid of a singular accent...
    Waninho97 Waninho97 36-40, M Feb 10

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    I speak several languages and I have a Romanian accent. I thought after I learned English it wasn't noticeable but people always stop me to ask where I'm from. I love all accents...
    Lvalens Lvalens 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I've been told I have a nice accent. I'm from Northern Ireland
    Orangeman2 Orangeman2 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I have a soft voice. It resounds with a slight huskiness. I am never shrill. My accent is particularly Niçoise. A mixture of French, Provençal, and Italian.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    ...even tho my accents are ridiculous
    hellohowlow hellohowlow 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I was born in Scotland yet I've lived in England most of my life despite this I have a brilliant Edinburgh accent
    whiterobin whiterobin 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    A girl is 100 million times sexier with an English accent
    slimvince slimvince 18-21, M Feb 3

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    I was born in Haiti, I moved to NY when I was 9. I got made fun of by the American kids all the way through high school. As I got older I tried my best to speak English better and...
    Lonely2008 Lonely2008 22-25, F Feb 4

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    I love British peoples accents.
    jacobnipper jacobnipper 13-15 Feb 8

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    Its just something about a british accent that makes it so enjoyable
    johnny437 johnny437 13-15, M Feb 8

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    British, Scottish, and Irish accents always make me smile
    bisexuwhale bisexuwhale 13-15, M 6 Responses Feb 9

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    Well I was born in the U.S. but I grew up in Mexico for most of my life. I came back to the U.S. Wend I was a teenager, I did learn how to speak English but I still have an...
    almanzor11 almanzor11 22-25, M Feb 10

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    I don't live in an English country but I'm on my way to speaking and writing English fluently. I think I'll always have a Dutch accent
    xForgottenOne xForgottenOne 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Grew up in England and so have a British accent I do really notice it unless I'm abroad and then I just sound really posh and up myself XD
    Massaraxx Massaraxx 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I love my Australian accent. And in black and live london
    jimmybank jimmybank 16-17, M Feb 16

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    I live in New Zealand therefore have a New Zealand accent. When I visit Canada USA and other countries people thing I am English.
    harrietgeorge harrietgeorge 66-70, F 1 Response a week ago

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    One of the things i love is hear people from Puerto Rico , Colombia , Republican Dominican ,OMG i death when i here a guy talking with that beautiful accent !
    lenyn lenyn 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Comment your accent , if I like it I like it (;
    recklesssxo recklesssxo 18-21, F 16 Responses 3 days ago

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