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"The South" is the southeastern U.S. It consists of such states
as Virginia, Kentucky, Florida, etc.
It has its own dialect called the "Southern drawl", which is spoken
very slowly. Two of its common words are "ain´t" (negative of
the present forms of "to be": "they ain´t" = they aren´t) and
"ya´ll" (all of you).
It also has its own cooking, customs, and climate. "Southern fried
chicken" ("Kentucky fried chicken") and corn bread are typically
from that area. Before the 60s, taking a nap after lunch was quite
The climate is hot and humid. Its commercial center is Atlanta.
It has a large Black population and in the past was principally
an agricultural region, mostly cotton and corn. Its most famous
novel is "Gone with the Wind". Also in the past, it was known
in foreign countries for its racial conflicts. Today it is the
fastest growing area in the nation, and its racial practices and
attitudes have changed, thank God!
||el acento del sureste de EE. UU.
||"Gone with the Wind"
||"Lo que ell viento se llevó"
||Gracias a Díos