Southern Americans are well known for their distinctive dialect of English.
From its country twang to its unique vocabulary, there is a lot that sets Southern English apart from other US dialects.
Here are nine things you’ll only hear in the South.
In the South, people refer to groups of two or more as “y’all” instead of “you guys.”
Southerners also say “coke” as a generic term for carbonated drinks instead of soda or pop.
People along the Gulf Coast are the most likely to say “crawfish.”
Many Southerners eat “pick-AHN” pie.
And when it comes to coleslaw, Southerners just call it slaw.
Southerners pronounce the “law” in “lawyer.”
People from Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama have a grim idiom for when it’s sunny and rainy at the same time.
Some in the South have different words for a small road next to the highway, including “access road” and “feeder road” in Texas.
And on Halloween, Southerners don’t “TP” people’s houses — according to the survey, they call it “rolling.”
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