I don't have an accent ... do I?

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  1. SouthernMoss

    SouthernMoss *Admin Tech Staff*

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    Marlin and I are in Connecticut, and last night we had dinner at the hotel restaurant. When the waiter brought our check, he said "So, where are you guys from? Obviously you're from the South by your accent." I must have said "y'all" one too many times. :eek:
  2. Gabob

    Gabob Well-Known Member

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    I always tell people I live near LA
    Then have to explain that means Lower Alabama when they say I don't sound like a Californian
  3. polishshooter

    polishshooter Active Member

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    Actually, when you ordered grits to go with your chowder, it was a dead giveaway even WITHOUT the accent....;)
  4. Bruce FLinch

    Bruce FLinch New Member

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    When I first came to California, people said I had a Midwestern accent.
    Never knew there was such a thing! :)
  5. SoMo, when a gentile Southern woman of fine bearing enters the room, people are bound to notice! It's just the natural order of things. ;)
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