Southern Saying ~ **Another one of Mom's sayings! She passed when I was quite young, but reading all these sure brings back memories, and make me realize just how many of these sayings I use, as-well-as our oldest daughter**
Well, I Declare - 24 Phrases Only Southerners Use - Southernliving. A multipurpose Southernism. If you use this phrase, you could be declaring any number of things: surprise, dissent, happiness. The only requirement is that you declare it loud and proud.