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As a non-native speaker I've been using this phrase without thinking about how neutral it is actually. In Russian, for instance, we have "незваный гость хуже татарина" (an uninvited guest is worser than a Tatar) and someone who'll say something like this in Tatarstan or Bashkortostan can offense people.
So, should I avoid phrase with "went south" in specific regions of USA?