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23 Things Every Black Person Who Grew Up In The South Knows To Be True

"Ain't it?" ain't always a question.

1. This was you and your crew every Saturday after the cookout, game, and/or club.

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2. And this was you and your church friends every Sunday.

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#youthchoir #turnupforJesus

3. This is how the summer felt about your relaxer, blowout, and overall wellbeing.

4. This meant it was almost time to pull out your "good" coat.

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6. You still believe this is a perfectly balanced meal, and no one can convince you otherwise.

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7. If your mom ain't have this in her kitchen then she wasn't serious about life.

8. Parkin' lot pimpin' was a real activity, not to be confused with going inside the club...

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9. Which was a completely separate activity.

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10. You knew at least one person with a candy paint box Chevy.

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11. Your grandma swears "you done got all bougie" because you won't feed this green substance swimming in bacon grease to your newborn child.

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"Fed it to you, and you turned out fine." -Grandma

12. You were probably the one taking this pic for your friends because getting in this dirty-ass lake was not going down.

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13. This was everyday hair.

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Slight work.

14. "Nann" is forever ingrained into your vocabulary, thanks to this fine lady and gentleman.

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15. This is white people food.

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16. Sweet potato had better been the only orange pie you brought to Thanksgiving if you didn't want to catch a fade.

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17. Actually having a yard with trees was all fun and games, until it was used against you.

#GrowingUpInTheSouth "Go Pick A Switch" Were the worst 4 words you could have possibly been told.

18. These were the first to go at every cookout.

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19. If bae took you here on a date y'all were serious.

"Giiirl I got the all you can eat shrimp scampi, and he paid!"
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"Giiirl I got the all you can eat shrimp scampi, and he paid!"

20. "Ain't it?" at the end of a sentence was not a question, but rather an expression of excitement, shock, or emphasis.

#growingupinthesouth everybody says "aint it" after sentences for no damn reason. "Boy you clean af aint it?" 😂

Think of it as an exclamation point.

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21. You have at least three relatives whose "governments" you still don't know.

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22. This is how your parents felt about boundaries and personal space.

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23. It's the absolute best place on earth, and no matter where life takes you, it will always be home!

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