“Who are her people?”
A totally legitimate question in the South, where who you are related to is almost as important as who you are.
I’m kin to a big ol’ bunch of fruitcakes.
“Being Southern isn’t talking with an accent…or rocking on a porch while drinking sweet tea, or knowing how to tell a good story. It’s how you’re brought up — with Southerners, family (blood kin or not) is sacred; you respect others and are polite nearly to a fault; you always know your place but are fierce about your beliefs. And food along with college football — is darn near a religion.”
― Jan Norris