|I have lived
over half my life in the South; 10 years in Florida and 19 years here in
Mississippi. Yet, I still am asked, "Where are you FROM?" All
I have to do is say "Hello" and right away, "You're not
from here, are you?" Now I think I sound Southern! I don't
sound as Northern as I did anyway.
But there are certain words I just can't say "Southern-style"
of my favorite pharmacists is Ed Arnold at Smith Drugs in Rienzi.
I remember the first time Ed said, "Need a sack to tote that
in my Northern mind's eye, I see....
politely told him that all I needed was
Southern Word (?) phrase(?)
Yorkers are accused of saying,
I must admit that I say "Y'all" but I write "All of you".
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