I Hate When People Fake A Southern Accent

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 People

    We ain't stupid, y'all.

    We can speak with impeccable grammar and rather quickly. We choose not to! So if an actor or actress needs to be southern...HIRE A SOUTHERNER! Aight?
    Devinamaria Devinamaria
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 16, 2013

    Get It Right Or Go Home.

    I cannot stand when I'm watching a movie and some girl is faking a southern accent for her role.  OMG!  We do not talk like Scarlett O'Hara anymore!  It is 2009 and you sound stupid, lol!
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2009

    Psh....!

    I'm from South Carolina, and at a young age I moved up north to Minnesota. I went back home every summer up until the sixth grade (I'm now in Ninth) so I have somewhat of a southern accent.. at times. I definately don't have a Minnesota accent, and I get a lot of crap for it haha...
    ThisGirlisCuttingEdge ThisGirlisCuttingEdge
    13-15, F
    Apr 15, 2012

    Do it right or shut up

    When someone fakes the accent, most of the time they exaggerate it WAY too much (I know there are some places where it's stronger than others, such as Georgia women sometimes have thicker accents). It annoys me so much, almost as much as when they assume a Southern accent means...
    chococat159 chococat159
    18-21
    Sep 13, 2011
More Stories