Growing up in Bandera Posted in: News People from this part of the country seldom lose their accent, but it seems the words we use and our manner of speaking continue to change with each passing generation. The old timers I associated with in my early years were known to be colorful at times when it came to vocal expression. I tried hard to avoid repeating some of those things for fear of having a bar of soap put into mouth. I always found the taste of Dove to be superior to a bar of Lava hand soap. What kind of reaction do you think I would get today from ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!