10 Old School Southern Rules to Abide By in the Present

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There are rules upon rules in the South. Some spoken and some unspoken. It can be hard to keep up with all of them, and depending on where you live in the South (ahem, Mississippi), you might adhere to some rules more than others. Here’s a list of some old school Southern rules you may not know or have forgotten.

1. Miracle Whip is tacky. Only Yankees eat it.

2. Never reply to a formal invitation in anything other than black ink.

3. Don’t dress your baby in anything other than pastels for the first year.

4. When approaching a door at the same speed as another person, it’s polite to step back and let the other person go first.

5. Younger people should stand up when older people enter a room.

6. When walking as a couple, the man should always walk between his woman and the street.

7. Chewing gum in public is tacky.

8. Southern women don’t gossip.

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9. Men should take their hats off when they come inside

10. Wait until everyone is served before eating

For the WHY behind these rules, click here.

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