Southern Ladylike Words

Southern Ladylike Words can't believe how many of these words I still use even after 35 years in the north.

I finally figured out why a certain southern family member always saying "Bless Your Heart" to me always made me feel awkward. ~ still makes me laugh.

In the south, "Aren't you precious" translates to "At least you're mama thinks your pretty" and "Bless your heart" translates to "Can you really be that stupid" Southern Sayings

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“Druthers” roughly translates to “I would rather,” meaning, “If had things my way…” The phrase is celebrated in song in the hilarious, Southern-inspire