You know, it really is a great place to live, (for ten months of the year.)
The quality of life, dining, the arts, medical care, fortune 500's, no hurricanes etc. make it a great place to live. Not too many people care to retire here though! Maybe that's why Floridians don't have a "southern" accent! All the Minnesotan snow-birds" with their wide-mouthed, closed lip form of speech.
I know,... I've been told by my relatives in the Carolinas that I'm the one with the accent