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Old 01-09-2013, 02:05 PM
 
Location: Somewhere flat in Mississippi
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What parts of Florida are the least "Southern" - that is, you hear a Latin American accent or New York accent more than you do a Southern one - arroz con pollo or brisket is served more often than fried chicken, Republicans are scarce, and people stay home on Sundays instead of going to church?
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Old 01-09-2013, 02:42 PM
 
Location: Broward County FL
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Broward county doesn't feel southern at all. If you hear a southern accent it's not a native Floridian it's someone from the Carolinas or other southern state.
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Old 01-09-2013, 03:19 PM
 
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This is obvious and easy....


southeast florida is the least "southern" part of the state. I feel few could legitmately argue that claim.
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Old 01-09-2013, 03:42 PM
 
Location: Somewhere flat in Mississippi
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This is obvious and easy....


southeast florida is the least "southern" part of the state. I feel few could legitmately argue that claim.

I think Florida is losing its "southernness" from the southern tip upwards. Is I-4 the dividing line now?
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Old 01-09-2013, 03:48 PM
 
Location: FLORIDA
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Yes.^^^
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:12 PM
 
Location: Wake County, NC
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I think Florida is losing its "southernness" from the southern tip upwards. Is I-4 the dividing line now?
Probably a little further north. Some people think Tampa has a southern feel, but it doesn't feel southern to me. Except for the confederate flag at I-4/I-75.
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:03 AM
 
Location: Thornhill, Ontario
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If I had to name a county to answer this question it would certainly be Miami-Dade. Not that Broward or Palm Beach counties have much of a southern feel, but Dade seems like it's own little world.
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:14 AM
 
Location: FLORIDA
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The I-4 diving line is a good one, but esp more towards the north.
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:27 PM
 
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Aside from the back country pretty much all of Florida feel like a NJ or NY suburb to me. Where we live in Cape Coral northern and German accents abound. It is rare I hear a quality southern accent save my own TN accent.
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:36 PM
 
Location: FLORIDA
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^^^Cape Coral, certainly not... more inland and up through the panhandle and NE FL you will find the southern accents.
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