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Unread 03-24-2009, 01:36 AM
 
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Oh, I'm sure theres lots going on behind those eyes.
I think it would be much better if you would just be up front about it though.
Especially if we are all adults.

I don't care for p.c. discussions but you can't be the least p.c. person in the room and still be ultra sensitive at the same time.
That characterizes much of the south these days.

You can't have it both ways.
Well, you can try but it's just ridiculous.
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Unread 03-24-2009, 04:40 AM
 
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Please tell me you're kidding....
Dont let the drawl fool you. The wheels in our "little" Southern brains move just as quickly, if not more so, than you Joisey people.

Just because the words are slower and we dont spew out every thought crossing our minds doesnt mean we arent rapidly calling you names behind the drawl and a smile.
stop kidding yourself. we know the south has the worst school systems out of any region in the u.s.
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Unread 03-24-2009, 04:42 AM
 
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When I went to SC,I had people ask where I was from, but no one guessed "Jersey"-they just knew I wasn't from the south.
As for the Jersey "attitude"-I think that''s a very real thing, but I'm not sure it's because we're from Jersey...it seems the closer people live to a major city ( NY, Philly) the more standoff-ish, rude, and impatient they are, at least in my experience.
I do know that when I was in SC, I couldn't get over how friendly people were and how cashiers, baggers, (total strangers in general) wanted to chat with you. I'm definitely not used to that!
some people consider talking to the baggers and cashiers friendly, but i consider it annoying

they want to know how your whole day was.

i will flat out tell them. just get me in and out of this place as fast as possible and close your mouth because i have things to do
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Unread 03-24-2009, 04:53 AM
 
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A. Anybody NOT from the South is a Yankee.
B. We're still fighting the CIVIL War (Revolutionary War was 90 years before the Civil War) because of people like you with their Jerzey attitudes.
Bless your heart. You just don't know no different.
you live in alabama

that is enough said about your opinion
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Unread 03-24-2009, 07:35 AM
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Location: Florida
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Nobody in my world ever used the term youse.
I have to think it's on its way out.

Rat bastard I have heard in the movies only.

My accent was always fairly light but in the south it would still stand out.
I worked in a call center in Texas and they would always tell me to slow down. I would try and then as the day wore on it would get faster and faster.

The people disappear saying I have heard in films only. I just don't come from that type of world. I would think that is a joke.
It's not like I haven't been around.
It's weird that you come on this forum and hear these things for the first time.
Pretty strange.
I hear "youse" quite frequently amongst the mid/late 30+ population, where I stay/hang out.

Never heard "rat bastard", except in movies, though.
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Unread 03-24-2009, 11:22 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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stop kidding yourself. we know the south has the worst school systems out of any region in the u.s.
You know, you harp on our school systems alot. However, I am a product of those school systems, carry a 4.0 GPA in college, am on the Dean's list, and I seem to fire back at you rather quickly.
So much for your theory that we're all slow, hmm? Tell me, do you TRY to be a jerk or does it just come off naturally?
And if you're that rude to baggers and cashiers, dont be surprised to find your bread,chips, or eggs crushed.
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Unread 03-24-2009, 02:11 PM
 
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You know, you harp on our school systems alot. However, I am a product of those school systems, carry a 4.0 GPA in college, am on the Dean's list, and I seem to fire back at you rather quickly.
So much for your theory that we're all slow, hmm? Tell me, do you TRY to be a jerk or does it just come off naturally?
And if you're that rude to baggers and cashiers, dont be surprised to find your bread,chips, or eggs crushed.
1. Your GPA at TTC does not count. Lets see if you can apply it when you get into the real world in a job setting.

2. Tell me, do you try to be a r**neck or does it just come off naturally?

My rudeness comes off when provoked by people that want to live the Mayberry lifestyle in a conversation

When you go into a place the cashier should say "hello, did you find everything".

I would say "yes". The next thing that I should here is "have a nice day".

I dont want to talk to a random person for 10 minutes about the weather, how she doesnt like her job, how she needs more quarters, how she cant get someone to watch her "yungins", which is redneck slang for children. The first time I heard it I did not know what to think (LOL)

3. And if they smash that stuff then i will tell the manager (bubba) to give me new eggs

I dont eat chips or bread. Everyone in SC should stop as well. Maybe that is one of the reasons for the obesity problem

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