Ah, the South. There are a lot of ideas thrown around about Southerners and what’s normal in the South, but how much do you really know about it? What a lot of people do know is that the way people from the South speak in a very different way from people from the rest of the country. So how many of this common Southern expressions have you heard, and how many do you actually understand? Let’s find out.
“Aren’t You Precious”
This one is a classic for a reason: people in the South say this all the time. Hospitality is the name of the game in this part of the country, and so often snarky comments are disguised with polite expressions like this one. You might hear this if you
You may or may not have heard this one, but this one is pretty common to hear. When you’re having a conversation with someone, they could begin the sentence with “I reckon,” meaning “I believe” or “I think.” This word is also pretty common with British English speakers.