Southern Dialect Quotes



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The authentic Gullah dialect is actually very clipped, and so it would sound almost Jamaican and be very odd to an American audience's ears. It's not the typical Southern dialect that we're used to. Audra Mcdonald

I'm most comfortable with the Southern dialects, really. It's easy, for example, for me to do Irish because we've got Irish heritage where I come from. Brad Pitt

A non-standard dialect is as valid communication system as the standard Kate Burridge

I did all the dialect work, all my character work completely by myself. Kevin Bacon

The authentic Gullah dialect is actually very clipped, and so it would sound almost Jamaican and be very odd to an American audience's ears. It's not the typical Southern dialect that we're used to. It has a much more percussive rhythm to it. Audra Mcdonald

I started out in New York, and New York has a way of countering a Southern accent, naturally; when I moved to Los Angeles for a job, and I just stayed, the dialect out here doesn't really counter, and my Southern started coming back. Kim Dickens

I find standard American the hardest. It really fits in a different place in your mouth. Southern, I find the easiest. If you talk to a dialect coach and you get sort of technical, where an English person keeps their voice in their throat, a Southern person does the same, and it's got the same sort of music to talking. Juno Temple

I was always the Southern gentleman. Lance Bass

I'm a southern gentleman. Jamie Foxx

When using dialect, use it lightly. A dialect word here and there is enough. All you want to do is suggest. Never let it call attention to itself. Flannery O'Connor

The American has no language, he has a dialect, slang, provincialism, accent and so forth Rudyard Kipling

"...light-skinned," and with "no negro dialect." Harry Reid

Dialect or the speech of the people is capable of expressing whatever the people are. Sterling K. Brown

I have a dialect myself; it's more pronounced, because I have studied theatre and been in England. It's half-British, half-Indian. Kunal Nayyar

I sat staring, staring, staring - half lost, learning a new language or rather the same language in a different dialect. Emily Carr

I like health-conscious cooking, but growing up in the South, I do love southern cooking; southern France, southern Italy, southern Spain. I love southern cooking. Clarence Clemons

The truth is this: I am a Southern Baptist, and the great majority of Southern Baptists are lost. Paul Washer

I don't necessarily think of it as Southern comedy. I just think I'm a comedian and I have a Southern accent. Jeff Foxworthy

I began to think that melancholy was a dialect that only some people knew-or could even hear-and in my conversations, I sought these people out. Virginia Heffernan

French was the only language we had in common, and even that was like a dialect we had picked up at a rummage sale, rusty and missing a lot of essential parts. Patricia Hampl

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