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I Am American (southern)

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    South Carolina

    My home my very southern home :) filled woth sweet tea sweet pottatos hunting fishing and sputhern accintents like mine..:3 and yes we say y'all
    iloveyou2014 iloveyou2014 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2012

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    I'm just a Georgia Boy

    if your from here hit me up don't be skeerd
    jsadhappyface jsadhappyface 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 5, 2015

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    KarenStockton KarenStockton 18-21, F Jan 21, 2014

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    I Love Being a Southern Girl!!

    I LOVE being Southern! I love that I grew up in a town where people say hello to everyone! I love that when you are driving down the street and you see someone you don't even know, you wave as they pass. I love sitting on the front porch with a mason jar filled with sweet tea. I...
    therealslimkatie therealslimkatie 26-30, F 4 Responses May 19, 2008

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    Although I was born and raised in the north,

    but parents are from the south, but moved here after WWII, for work.
    nytro44 nytro44 51-55, M Jan 15

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    Yep southern. Beer, barbecue

    and kudzu. Definitely resemble that remark.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2015

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    Texan Bell

    Born and raised in Texas, I consider myself a Texan before I try to figure out what nationality I am. I don't know anything about my biological father's side, but I know a little bit about my mother's. I can trace my ancestry back 6 generations of Texans. I don't know why, but...
    meggs4 meggs4 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    Are you Angloids still yammering about the

    Virginia battle flag aka 'muh heritage?'
    Chirieleison Chirieleison 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 6, 2015

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    Being Southern And Proud

    If you ever hear a southerner say hold my beer and watch this or Aw Hell naw, you better run
    JustcallmeCurly JustcallmeCurly 46-50, F Sep 18, 2012

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    I have some perverse pride in my historical

    roots as well. The first non- aboriginal Australians were a bunch of British criminals and thieves often convicted of trivial offences and sentenced to this remote outpost of the Empire for the term of their natural life, sometimes for little more than stealing a loaf of bread...
    will999 will999 61-65, M Nov 19, 2015

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    And Proud Of It

    I was born in Mississippi, my parents were born in Mississippi, and at least a third of my ancestors are from the South a long way back, some from before the War of Independence. I have relatives who fought, some dying, in the Civil War - and I understand the uneasiness some feel...
    DeclarableKitten DeclarableKitten 18-21, F Jul 22, 2013

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    westsideblues1 westsideblues1 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    Christiancountrygirl Christiancountrygirl 22-25, F Oct 7, 2015

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    Southern girl, through

    and through. I was born and raised in Tennessee! And there wasn't a bit of it I didn't love.
    brookevictoriaxo brookevictoriaxo 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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    The Soul Of A Southerner

    Recently, a well educated, though geographically disadvantaged Yankee girlfriend declared she had a hard time getting use to "Southern food", but loved "Soul food". I asked her what was "typical Southern food" to her. She stated, "You know, fried chicken, grits, biscuits that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 29, 2012

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    I don't know much of your history,

    since I am German, but can someone from either perspective please explain to me in a calm way why this flag is good/bad/ok?
    EngelH EngelH 18-21, T 3 Responses Jun 27, 2015

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    I'm An Arkansas Gal

    Just glad to find a group with other southerns
    Hillary1160 Hillary1160 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 15, 2012

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    Southern Hospitality

    I've been Southern my whole life.  I was born in Texas (which I am incredibly proud of) and raised in Tennessee.  I still currently live in Tennessee, but I want to move back to Texas soon because it's where my heart and my blood are.But as much as I love the South, there is...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 1 Response May 30, 2012

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    AGPMatch AGPMatch 26-30, F Oct 23, 2013

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    Yankee?

    I am not from the south but I know this guy who is and he always calls me a "Yankee".  As far as I know both sides of my family have always been from Washington State or at least the west coast. I am not exactly sure what this means. Is it a derogatory term?  From the...
    Karen18597 Karen18597 18-21, F 10 Responses Nov 24, 2010

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    Woke up this morning.

    Still American. Still southern. Nothings changed. Thank God for that.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Nov 21, 2015

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    I dated a dyslexic girl from India once.

    She had the dot on the back of her head.
    darthkoolaide darthkoolaide 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 26, 2014

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    Being Southern Is...(feel Free To Add)

    Knowing the difference between freshly cut grass and freshly mowed hay Knowing what Dr. Enuf and Cheerwine is Having a farmers tan is a thing to be proud of Being called a redneck isn't an insult it just means you got sunburnt that day Frying every food imaginable...
    Sweetroll88 Sweetroll88 22-25, F 2 Responses May 1, 2010

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    I was born in Florida

    and live in Texas. Many think all southerners are uneducated, inbred conservatives. Wrong! I can slip into a thick Florida accent and debate progressive politics. I also cook. (buttermilk and cornbread sounds like a great snack right about now). As for politics? Not all...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    Mississippi

    The south I lived here my whole life. House in the country of northern Mississippi near a lake. Those good summer days where we would go grill something or go fishing. I love it here. Even on the the rainy days where it's humid and out of nowhere it rains and the air changes to a...
    Redsavior Redsavior 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 16, 2013

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    SWEET HOME AL..A...BAM.

    ..A...! AND I'M COMING HOME TO YOU!!! Haven't heard that song in a minute.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 21, 2015

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    Dang Right I Love Being A Southern Girl

    I love bein from the south. I can't even fathom livin anywhere else. I love my southern accent. I love bein in the mountains , camping by a lake, or just sittin on my porch listenin to the frogs an crickets. Yep, I am a true blue down home southern girl an that's all I ever wanna...
    IwantASlave IwantASlave 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    http://www.theguardian.

    com/world/2015/mar/08/us-tourists-caught-carving-names-into-colosseum-rome#img-1 Really? This is embarrassing.
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 10, 2015

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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 about the multitude of misconceptions that people have about the south. I am actually literate. I speak well, though I do have a southern drawl...
    Kathrax Kathrax 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 25, 2015

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    Hello...I am taking over this account from my

    friend who previously owned it...I'm letting you know now I don't take any crap from perverts...if all you want is dirty pictures look somewhere else
    Southernbell27 Southernbell27 18-21, F 16 Responses Dec 27, 2015

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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 out my accent. Which really sucks, even people that goes to my school tells me I have one and like 75% of them are what you call "rednecks." Haha...
    trippyprincess trippyprincess 16-17, F Jul 20, 2014

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    I would rather have been born somewhere else

    though. A large number in my area are inconceivably close minded and judgmental. Many do not see the subjectivity behind the concept of what is acceptable as being perceived as "Truth". I realize that there are numerous kind people here in the south. However, that does not...
    Young0Philosopher Young0Philosopher 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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    Born in South and plan on dying in the South.

    Proud of my family and friends for all the love, support , and wisdom they share with me and others. This is my Southern Pride.
    Lizzy2046 Lizzy2046 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2015

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    when a funeral procession is going by,

    u pull ur car over and stop until its finished. i know this isn't always practical, and depends on the size of the city ur living in. But, that's proper
    Martin1212 Martin1212 46-50, M Jul 20, 2014

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    funnygirl32226 funnygirl32226 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2014

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    I've lived in other parts of the country

    but I'm most comfortable being in the south. Love being from the south and love being an American.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Jan 7

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    Born in North Carolina,

    living in Georgia. Out doors every chance I get. Cold beer and moonshine drinker. Workin had, playin even harder.
    LoudProudCountry LoudProudCountry 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2014

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    God!! why do American people only think

    that USA is the whole continent! i am Southern American. This means that I am from COLOMBIA, a country in South America who many must not now of! (what a shame). I thought I was going to find many Colombians, Argentinians, Brazilians, Peruvians and Chilenos in this group. But...
    JuliBeatles JuliBeatles 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    I used to love it here in Tennessee,

    but now I'm tired of this god forsaken city I grew up in . I want to move far, far away . Am I the only one that feels this way .? .-.
    Vanessalovesu2 Vanessalovesu2 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    Rodeo

    Well tomorrow is my first time to be in a rodeo and i signed up for bull riding and ranch bronc riding. Wish me luck and keep me in your prayers.
    Williamsaw Williamsaw 18-21, M Oct 18, 2013

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    I was out of state for a convention

    for work this past week. I got a chance to talk to a lot of people and learn a lot about my craft. Everyone was really nice and every person you talked to had great ideas on how to improve. Randomly a small group (3 people) came over to me and asked me why are you so narrow...
    southernborn121 southernborn121 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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