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Southern Manners

Filed under: General — DRJ @ 8:18 pm

[Headline from DRJ]

Via the Houston Chronicle, which isn’t really Southern:

Southern insults disguised as compliments that you’ve probably heard

You walk in the door to grandma’s house filled with the aroma of some freshly baked dessert, but instead of the usual greeting, she cups your face in her hands and says “my, well don’t you look healthy.”



7 Responses to “Southern Manners”

  1. There’s a lot of Seattle Nice in Southern Manners.

    Paul Montagu (fc91e5)

  2. I guess I shouldn’t tell you “Thanks for sharing” then, DRJ?

    nk (dbc370)

  3. Saying “Bless your heart” is an insult is making it sarcastic and I don’t hear that. These may be more Southern than Texan.

    DRJ (15874d)

  4. I’ll pray for you!

    mg (8cbc69)

  5. Southern manners: Fort Sumter; Southern hospitality: Andersonville. ‘Nuff said.

    DCSCA (797bc0)

  6. I imagine that this article is as accurate as anything else the media publishes.

    nk (dbc370)

  7. Everyone around here ok?

    I’m in Georgia, these days, I just wanted to check in and see if SoCal people are safe.

    Dianna (b476ad)

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