I was born and raised in the South. We've beentold we sometimes have a unique way of saying things. In fact, JeffFoxworthy made a career out of calling attention to thatuniqueness.

One of my personal favorites can be heard when someone doessomething kind, polite, chivalrous and otherwise civil. We mightnote the occasion by remarking, “His mama raised him right.”

We're also quick to note the opposite, as in, “Bless his heart.He can't help how he was raised.”

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