Ron if you want a good laugh watch sh%t southern girls say on YouTube. There are about 6 episodes and I believe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WamNsnI2Sxs
OMG Denise, those videos are priceless!!!
Good evening, Ron! I guess I say "Bless your heart." The others, not so much. Have a good evening. Cheers! xoxo
Too funny Ron! I hear these phrases up here in the north too! The big one up here is "Yeah, Right?" Used all the time. So bless your heart for sharing these lol!Kris
I grew up in Michigan and we said all of those things except the one truly Southern saying - Bless your heart!
Cute! I haven't heard some of those in years. My grandmother always said "heavens to Betsy". I occasionally say "bless her heart", but usually I mean it sarcastically!!!Sarah
LOL Have to laugh, we always said "Fixin' to" when we were getting ready to do something. My dad would reply, "why? is it broke?"
I have used them all. How funny
I am originally from Memphis and I have said/say all of them. When my daughter was a baby, I guess I said "heavens to betsy," because she would just exclaim, "Betsy!" when she was exacerbated. :)
They are funny sayings...You wonder how they got started. My husband uses, Hold Your Water! Lol Have a great day. xo
Oh yes! I'm a native southerner and have used these expressions many times. Bless your heart is probably the one I've used the most.
Lol!! I've used or heard most of these at one time or another. I still use a lot of them.
My grandmother used all of these and I still use most.
Yep...I've heard all of them. Our colorful American English. Love it. I used to hate it...as I taught my senior eng students to use proper English in their essays, etc. Now...out of the classroom, I appreciate those sayings more. ha!
Heavens to Betsy, I say "Bless their hearts" and I'm not even a southerner.
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