What are Southerners known for?

25 things every Southerner knows to be true

  • “Tea” is synonymous with “sweet tea.”
  • Saturday means college football.
  • School will always be canceled when it snows.
  • You own at least one item that is monogrammed.
  • Everything is fried.
  • The saying “Bless your heart” is not a compliment.

Where is it’s a Southern thing from?

Birmingham, Alabama
A group of southerners from Birmingham, Alabama, are taking the internet by storm with videos depicting life in the south. The videos from “It’s a Southern Thing” are clever and catchy, engaging viewers across the country and quickly gaining the attention of audiences worldwide.

What is meant by Southern identity?

Without getting bogged down in too much theory, Cobb defines southern identity as the search for and perception of a common regional culture by people who live and have lived in what has been classified as the most unique region in the United States.

What is the most Southern phrase?

“Y’all” Y’all being the quintessential southern phrase has several meanings in its own rights. The word typically refers to a group of people being spoken to.

What should you not say to a Southerner?

7 Things You Should Never Say to a Southerner

  • “I don’t know how to cook.” In the South, there’s no excuse for this one.
  • “Have to run. I’m in a hurry.”
  • “I’ll never have a green thumb.”
  • “I’m going to turn in early.”
  • “I’m not hungry.”
  • “SEC who?”
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What are some Southern traditions?


  • Black-eyed Peas and Greens on New Year’s Day.
  • Mardi Gras King Cake.
  • Mint Juleps and the Kentucky Derby.
  • Holiday Pecan Pie.
  • Shrimp and Grits on Christmas Eve.
  • Charm Cakes at the Bridesmaid’s Tea.
  • Traditional Southern Appetizers.
  • Southern Easter Dinner.

What was the so called Southern way of life?

During the late 1700s to the mid 1800s the southern way of life for the white southerner consisted of a rich and extravagant lifestyle for southerners with many slaves while southerners with little slaves or none had a more simple lifestyle as subsistence farmers.

What’s the latest from it’s a Southern thing?

Get the latest from It’s a Southern Thing by subscribing to our newsletter, where you’ll find the latest videos, stories and merchandise. Recollections of going to grandma’s house as a child often involve olfactory memories – the smells coming from the dishes she always made.

What do Southerners mean when they say all get out?

A multipurpose Southernism. If you use this phrase, you could be declaring any number of things: surprise, dissent, happiness. The only requirement is that you declare it loud and proud. “All get out” finds its way into Southern phrases constantly, and it intensifies any statement.

Why do Southerners always have more food than guests?

Recollections of going to grandma’s house as a child often involve olfactory memories – the smells coming from the dishes she always made. Southern grandmas always have more food than the guests can eat whenever someone visits. I’m pretty sure it’s a rule in the Southern Handbook.

Who is the Scottish man on it’s a Southern thing?

We had our resident Scottish man, and current Alabama resident, Chris Harress, in the studio along with Matt to rank some regional Southern sodas (or, more appropriately, Southern cokes).