I learned a lot from some of my native southern friends while I was in college. Including some wonderful phrases, such as this gem…”might could” 75 more words
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This one is an easy one. “Oh my stars” is just a sweet way of expressing a feeling of surprise or astonishment.
Personally, I have used it when I have had old students or colleague surprise me by showing up in my office after I’ve not seen them in ages. 28 more words
When life gives you scraps, make a quilt.
I actually haven’t heard this one used, but it does not surprise me. It is a nice and fun saying that doesn’t involve a reference to alcohol. 32 more words
I will never forget when I saw the movie Sweet Home Alabama for the first time. I was in college and Gail and I did a girls night on a Friday evening to see the movie. 175 more words
Love Southerners… always finding a nice way of saying things… even cussing.
Instead of saying “What the hell are you talking about” (like I would, because there is always an inappropriate word coming out of my mouth) they say “what, pray tell.” Not only do they manage to change the phrase, they add in religion! Love it!