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I Am a Southern Lady and Proud of My Southern Accent

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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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    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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    Just So Ya Know...

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I am a Georgia girl born,

    raised and proud of it! My accent is thick, I was born with an attitude built-in and I can be a handful. I have a degree from UGA and my real estate license. I am proud to be mother of 2 beautiful southern girls, I am kind and my southern cooking is amazing. There is nothing...
    NIkki38E NIkki38E 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    Eugenie97 Eugenie97 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 4

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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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    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

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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 16-17, F Aug 4

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    Related Experiences

    I am a Georgia girl born, raised and proud of it! My accent is thick, I was born with an attitude built-in and I can be a handful. I have a degree from UGA and my real estate...
    NIkki38E NIkki38E 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 5

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    Not only do I love Southern hospitality, I offer Southern hospitality. My family owns a hunting lodge and vacation resort in the Southeastern United States. My parents got tired of...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M Jul 23

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    We'll I have a southern accent or country or whatever because I'm from Atlanta Georgia born an rise.... But moved to the DMV an my friends be like why you talk that. An I be like...
    deniokey deniokey 16-17, F Jul 30

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    I love being a southern girl, accent an all. ;) I guess it's just me I don't know but I feel like every guy I've talked to was like inlove with my accent and stuff. Lol
    ForeverYoung09 ForeverYoung09 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 2

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    Not only do I love Southern hospitality, I offer Southern hospitality. My family owns a hunting lodge and vacation resort in the Southeastern United States. My parents got tired of...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M Jul 20

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    Not only do I love Southern hospitality, I offer Southern hospitality. My family owns a hunting lodge and vacation resort in the Southeastern United States. My parents got tired of...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M Jul 22

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    Not only do I love Southern hospitality, I offer Southern hospitality. My family owns a hunting lodge and vacation resort in the Southeastern United States. My parents got tired of...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M Jul 23

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    Not only do I love Southern hospitality, I offer Southern hospitality. My family owns a hunting lodge and vacation resort in the Southeastern United States. My parents got tired of...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M Jul 23

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    Not only do I love Southern hospitality, I offer Southern hospitality. My family owns a hunting lodge and vacation resort in the Southeastern United States. My parents got tired of...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    Not only do I love Southern hospitality, I offer Southern hospitality. My family owns a hunting lodge and vacation resort in the Southeastern United States. My parents got tired of...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M Jul 23

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    Mmm those boots, jeans, right shirts, gorgeous face & that sexy southern accent just drives me absolutely insane!!!
    ForeverYoung09 ForeverYoung09 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I know i talk with an accent but ive had a few people tell me i sound like boomhauer from king of the hill lol.
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M Jul 20

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    Wish my Irish accent was as nice as a southern one :(
    NTC123 NTC123 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I love the US, Southern English accent! If I had a girl, like from NC /SC, Alabama... I would just listen to her speak all day! I promise I won't be annoyed
    Wayini1 Wayini1 31-35, M a week ago

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    I am very proud to have an irish accent 🍀🍀😄🍀🍀
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Jul 20

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    Hahah, yeah. I'm kinda embarrassed to tell it to most people, but I'm a lil farm girl, in a very small town. I don't dress country or anything, but a lot of people like to point...
    trippyprincess trippyprincess 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I have the thick accent and addiction to sweet tea and the dirty blonde hair and the tanness haha
    Sierranicole02 Sierranicole02 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Doesn't everyone? I'm Southern, and I mostly hate it. I try to overcome it, but I can't drop the y'all!
    notyourgirlfriday notyourgirlfriday 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    Half British, Half Irish, lived in Israel for years I speak both accents and the Israeli accent and other accents like Scottish and Australian etc... Lol
    evix33 evix33 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Really, I don't have an accent all the time. Every now and again, though I am an AMERICAN, I can muster up a British or Irish accent, and get all the ladies, because from what I...
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 1 Response Aug 12

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    Just about every Villa stands by yourself within a secluded tropical glade with A personal plunge pool of pure translucence, just a couple ways faraway from the turquoise lagoon...
    Wendigmn Wendigmn 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Geordie and proud-it's great, man!
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Freddieqk2494 Freddieqk2494 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "How you going, mate?" I want an Australian Accent. Comment on what kind if accent you would want to have!
    TheMusician4231 TheMusician4231 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    All the time its like my profession, I mainly love speaking in a strong Irish accent mainly because I'm part Irish. I can do loads of accents such as Scottish, french,Welsh, German...
    TargetAimShootKill TargetAimShootKill 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I've been to GB once when I was 13 years old, and ooooh myy gooood, I ABSOLUTELY fell in love with the British accent! I'd really like to date a British guy just so I could listen...
    funyarinpa funyarinpa 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    It's so crazy to hear such a strong accent! It's weird to hear someone talk differently than you and it's hard to wrap your head around the fact that some people think you have an...
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I went to London with my best friend ages ago. We loved it and the accent is so charming!!! At my company if it was a telemarketer that was calling, I'd use my best Brit accent...
    mnorth72 mnorth72 41-45, F Jul 28

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    i have spain accent when i talk english but want to learn american accent for i love it much
    mariaishere mariaishere 13-15, F Jul 31

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    I think I dated my English ex for much longer than I should have because of his north London accent. Now I'm pretty enamored with my bf's New England/Boston accent.
    TinkaTink TinkaTink 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    British accents OMG THEY HAVE THE YUMMIEST ACCENTS
    HannahlovesHH HannahlovesHH 13-15, F Aug 4

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    My accent has gotten me into trouble more than once. Not because people cant understand me but because people around here love to listen to me talk. It has a tendency to bring...
    ImportedGentleman ImportedGentleman 51-55, M Aug 5

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    Did anyone else use to think that their voice was like the absence of an accent when in all reality, to someone else you have a distinct sound in your words. Everyone has an accent...
    VeraRose VeraRose 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Average californian accent here. nothing to scream about in my opinion, but whatever. i am mixed ethnicity and can speak in a Spanish accent when im speaking Spanish.
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    It's not even a cool one! My dad has a country accent. I have like a New Jersey accent; NOT like the people from Jersey Shore. When I say words with the short a sound, it comes out...
    anorganizedmess anorganizedmess 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I have an accent but its not that weird , I'm from Brooklyn New York but its not the typical accent you would hear on TV. I would say "New Yoark" i pronounce water like "wader" and...
    mandycandy0123 mandycandy0123 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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