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    What Every Non-Speaker Should Know Before Talking To A Belle

    Southern ladies have the honey-coated jargon of Belle-Speak down to an art, and without this handy guide, you could be getting the very wrong ideas indeed. Here’s a quick low-down on 8 key phrases you should master prior to putting on your pearls and lace, illustrated by Miss Phaedra Parks.

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    And one extra quote to live by:

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    That brow game would make Vivian Leigh jealous.

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    For more detailed lessons on Belle-Speak, being nice, looking pretty, working hard, having fun, and never having an off moment, take a peek at Secrets of the Southern Belle . Perfect for slipping into your pocket-book, paperbacks will be on a shelf near you in August, or you can pre-order here.

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