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Curious George

United States

#42 Sep 18, 2011
the south wrote:
I'am proud to be from the south
How exactly are you "proud" to be from the south? Did you work long hours to make sure that your parents banged here or something? You might be"happy", but "proud"?
the south

Franklin, TN

#43 Sep 19, 2011
What the hell you talking about.I do not have to work people work for me.Yea very proud
three dog night

Columbia, TN

#44 Sep 20, 2011
the south wrote:
What the hell you talking about.I do not have to work people work for me.Yea very proud
Just a question...and I'm not trying to be mean or anything. Why are you proud to be from the South? Do you think you would be any less proud if you were born in the North, East, or West? When you say things like that it gives the impression that you think people from the South are better than people that are born elsewhere, and that just isn't true.
Curious George

Columbia, SC

#45 Sep 21, 2011
the south wrote:
What the hell you talking about.I do not have to work people work for me.Yea very proud
Genius right here. Let me say this in a way you can understand it....

How are you proud about something you had nothing to do with? You being from the south is nothing but a roll of the dice. You had nothing to do with it. So what personal accomplishment are you taking pride in exactly?
the south

Franklin, TN

#46 Sep 21, 2011
Look i do not hate on nobody i do not care where your from.I just think its rude that people come here then talk shit about the south.I am just saying if they do not like it here do not talk shit leave.
three dog night

Columbia, TN

#47 Sep 21, 2011
the south wrote:
Look i do not hate on nobody i do not care where your from.I just think its rude that people come here then talk shit about the south.I am just saying if they do not like it here do not talk shit leave.
If you'll go back to page one and re-read what was said, Curious George wasn't being rude, nor was he talking shit...he was just stating facts (about words being mispronounced here) until someone else got rude with him first by telling him to basically go back where he came from. Of course when someone says something idiotic like that to you you're not going to like it very much and make a comment back.

You've got to admit that people in the south speak differently. Have you ever heard a national news anchor speak the way people around here do? If a news anchor is from the south they take classes to get rid of their accents so that everyone can understand them. Dianne Sawyer is from Louisville, yet you can't detect a southern accent. Just saying...
the south

Franklin, TN

#48 Sep 22, 2011
Well i am just saying let them talk the way they want to talk.Its the way of the south
three dog night

Columbia, TN

#49 Sep 22, 2011
the south wrote:
Well i am just saying let them talk the way they want to talk.Its the way of the south
I don't think anyone here is trying to stop them from talking the way they do, are they? It's just culture shock when anyone moves here that don't talk the same way. I remember when I first moved to Asheville, NC I went to a fast food place and I placed my order and when the guy at the counter brought it to me he said something to me...and I had no idea what he was saying. I kept asking him to repeat what he was saying. Finally the manager came over and translated...that's when I found out that the guy was just repeating my order. lol I had NO idea It was kind of embarrassing for both of us. I'm pretty good with southern accents because my mom is from WV and they've REALLY got southern accents, but it seems that the southern accent varies from state to state, sometimes even within the state. In NC the people in the Asheville area have more of an accent than the NC people that live on the coast.

What it all boils down to, though, is that we sound funny to you, and you sound funny to us, but we're all just people. The thing that really irritates me about a lot of people from the south is their hatred of northerners, or Yankees, as you like to call us. I'll never understand that. I was raised in the north, but have lived most of my life in the south and I just don't get it. What do you people have against northerners? It's almost as though there's a class taught to kids in school called "Hate Yankees 101". I have noticed, though, that the less educated a person is the more you hear the Yankee slurs coming from them. I guess the hatred is just passed down from generation to generation. Who knows? lol
the south

Franklin, TN

#50 Sep 23, 2011
There is hatred in every place no matter where you go
three dog night

Columbia, TN

#51 Sep 23, 2011
the south wrote:
There is hatred in every place no matter where you go
I've been to a lot of places and I haven't seen the blatant prejudice as I've seen in the south. It seems that a huge number of southerners are against anyone that isn't originally a local. They don't like outsiders of any type. It's like they want to live in their own little world with no cultural diversity of any type and they give the impression that they're better than others and that where they live is "God's country"...as if no other place if "God's country". lol It's just very distasteful to see people behave that way.
the south

Franklin, TN

#52 Sep 26, 2011
Well move!!
Not AboutYou

United States

#53 Sep 26, 2011
three dog night wrote:
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I've been to a lot of places and I haven't seen the blatant prejudice as I've seen in the south. It seems that a huge number of southerners are against anyone that isn't originally a local. They don't like outsiders of any type. It's like they want to live in their own little world with no cultural diversity of any type and they give the impression that they're better than others and that where they live is "God's country"...as if no other place if "God's country". lol It's just very distasteful to see people behave that way.
I am a 5th generation farmer in Southern Williamson County. My family didn't own slaves but we had a lot of black people working for us until about 10 years ago. I am no scholar but I attended 6 years of college.

I think some of the push back is rooted in the 'War of Northern Agression.'Many of us had family who were killed or had family farms "appropriated" by others. Those stories are retold often.

If you understand what the Civil war was about, you know it had little to do with freeing slaves and a lot more to do with big business not being able or willing to compete.

While I don't subscribe to this thinking, I do understand it and I would prefer not to have my town 'gentrified' by anyone, no matter where you are from. NOne of my neighbors are natives but they didn't move in with intent to make the town smarter or better.

So if you want to move here don't expect anyone to give a damn how you regard us. You are welcome to live next door but don't think you are doing me any favors by bringing your dialect, customs, culture or whatever. I am perfectly happy with what I have.
three dog night

Columbia, TN

#54 Sep 27, 2011
Not AboutYou wrote:
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I am a 5th generation farmer in Southern Williamson County. My family didn't own slaves but we had a lot of black people working for us until about 10 years ago. I am no scholar but I attended 6 years of college.
I think some of the push back is rooted in the 'War of Northern Agression.'Many of us had family who were killed or had family farms "appropriated" by others. Those stories are retold often.
If you understand what the Civil war was about, you know it had little to do with freeing slaves and a lot more to do with big business not being able or willing to compete.
While I don't subscribe to this thinking, I do understand it and I would prefer not to have my town 'gentrified' by anyone, no matter where you are from. NOne of my neighbors are natives but they didn't move in with intent to make the town smarter or better.
So if you want to move here don't expect anyone to give a damn how you regard us. You are welcome to live next door but don't think you are doing me any favors by bringing your dialect, customs, culture or whatever. I am perfectly happy with what I have.
Apparently. LOL
three dog night

Columbia, TN

#55 Sep 27, 2011
Not AboutYou wrote:
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I am a 5th generation farmer in Southern Williamson County. My family didn't own slaves but we had a lot of black people working for us until about 10 years ago. I am no scholar but I attended 6 years of college.
I think some of the push back is rooted in the 'War of Northern Agression.'Many of us had family who were killed or had family farms "appropriated" by others. Those stories are retold often.
If you understand what the Civil war was about, you know it had little to do with freeing slaves and a lot more to do with big business not being able or willing to compete.
While I don't subscribe to this thinking, I do understand it and I would prefer not to have my town 'gentrified' by anyone, no matter where you are from. NOne of my neighbors are natives but they didn't move in with intent to make the town smarter or better.
So if you want to move here don't expect anyone to give a damn how you regard us. You are welcome to live next door but don't think you are doing me any favors by bringing your dialect, customs, culture or whatever. I am perfectly happy with what I have.
Do you think you are the only people that had family members die when the south tried to tear apart the country?
Southern Yankee

United States

#56 Jun 7, 2012
Maury County was named after Major A.P. Maury (murr ee). Maury, as in Maury Povich, is pronounce MO ree and it's short for Maurice. The people of Maury County, TN know how to pronounce their county, so get in where you fit in! Also, not all people from the north are rude! Be nice, people!!!
the south

Concord, NC

#57 Dec 15, 2012
Well put it this way look at all the killings that happen where are most of them from like the one that just happened at the school with all the kids the one at the mall every time it's from the north and you say that the south is messed up it's proof that y'all are the stupid asses
three dog night

Columbia, TN

#58 Dec 16, 2012
the south wrote:
Well put it this way look at all the killings that happen where are most of them from like the one that just happened at the school with all the kids the one at the mall every time it's from the north and you say that the south is messed up it's proof that y'all are the stupid asses
You said that the killings took place in the north every time. Check out this article and look at the map, smart ass. It looks pretty even to me.

Oh, and you might want to go back to school to learn how to make sentences and punctuation. Fifty-nine words in a sentence? lmao
the south

Spring Hill, TN

#59 Dec 17, 2012
I don't care about how long a sentence is.Look at all the ones that happen most are from the north.Not just this one dumbass.Look that up

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