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The North has Bloomingdale's, the South has Dollar General.

The North has coffee houses, the South has Waffle Houses.

The North has switchblade knives; the South has Lee Press-on Nails.

The North has double last names; the South has double first names.

The North has Indy car races; The South has stock car races.

North has Cream of Wheat, the South has grits.

The North has green salads, the South has collard greens.

The North has lobsters, the South has craw fish.

The North has the rust belt; the South has the Bible Belt.


In the South: --If you run your car into a ditch, don't panic. Four
men in a four-wheel drive pickup truck with a tow chain will be along
shortly. Don't try to help them, just stay out of their way.
This is what they live for.

Don't be surprised to find movie rentals and bait in the same
do not buy food at this store.

Remember, 'Y'all' is singular, 'all y'all' is plural,
and 'all y'all's' is plural possessive

Get used to hearing 'You ain't from round here, are ya?'

Save all manner of bacon grease.
You will be instructed later on how to use it.

Don't be worried at not understanding what people are saying. They
can't understand you either. The first Southern statement to creep into a
transplanted Northerner's vocabulary is the adjective 'big'ol,'as in "big'ol
truck" or "big'ol boy". Most Northerners begin their Southern-influenced
dialect this way.. All of them are in denial about it.

The proper pronunciation you learned in school is no longer proper!

Be advised that 'He needed killin.' is a valid defense here.

If you hear a Southerner exclaim, 'Hey, y'all watch this,' you
should stay out of the way. These are likely to be the last words he'll ever

If there is the prediction of the slightest chance of even the
smallest accumulation of snow, your presence is required at the local
grocery store. It doesn't matter whether you need anything or not.
You just have to go there.

Do not be surprised to find that 10-year olds own their own
shotguns, they are proficient marksmen, and their mammas taught them how to

In the South, we have found that the best way to grow a lush green
lawn is to pour gravel on it and call it a driveway.

AND REMEMBER: If you do settle in the South and bear children, don't
think we will accept them as Southerners. After all, if the cat had kittens
in the oven, we wouldn't call 'em biscuits.

Your to funny.:)

North has Cream of Wheat, the South has grits.I love cream of wheat better than grit's.

The North has green salads, the South has collard greens.I hate collard's their nasty love green salad .
Being from the WEST I'm thinking that I fit into the southern things cuz by the time I was 6 I was a pretty good shot and yes it was my mama who taught me.
That was worth reading, I got a chuckle and a huge grin. Thanks for explaining the all y'all, I was a little confused on that one. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to