Sunday, February 8, 2015

Things I Hate: How Southerners Treat Northerners in America

I've always been a rather liberal and urban person, but since I was born and raised in South Carolina I have known people who are very southern. Like anywhere in America, we have a few people around here that have lived in the Northeast. Some people joke about it, but I can't stand when other southerners call Northerners "yankee" with hatred. Guess what?  The Civil War is over and done with, get over it!

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  1. Some people, I won't name names, are still fighting the Civil War.

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  2. Some people like to remain being idiots. I hear them say, "The South's gonna do it again." and I say, "What? Lose?" (smile)

    Like people hear my name and think automatically I must be a redneck. I've got nightmare stories! I was raised inner city. I completely lost it when my parents moved to the country. (I was 14 and motown sound!)

    The song, "Dixie" was written by 5 freed black slaves who founded an area called, Dixieland, New York. Later some guy stole the song. I have proof of the citation from an older Wikipedia source, and from World Book Encyclopedia. Try telling southern people that!(smile, again.)

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  3. At the end of the day we're all just people, aren't we?

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  4. As long as humans live and breathe, they will always find something negative to say about each other. Just gotta let it roll of your back. Or give them a good old punch in the mouth.

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  5. How true that really is. Fortunately (or unfortunately), there are ignorant knuckleheads all over.
    I know that when my Alabama sister-in-law calls me a "Yankee carpetbagger" when I visit, she does it with love.
    I hope.

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  6. LOL it's amazing how people still hold such resentment toward the north even 150 years later. Talk about a grudge!

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  7. That happened to me in the fourth grade. I moved from Maryland to Tennessee, and my classmates wanted to battle.

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  8. Well...shoot....I'm a southerner and I'm not sure people refer to YANKEES as bad, exactly....just different, I think. We even eat differently, ya know. Some of my best friends are from the North and I love 'em to pieces.

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  9. How did you get to be liberal when you grew up in South Carolina? You have my respect and admiration.

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