11 Silly Sayings That Will Only Make Sense If You’re From Arkansas

The way Arkansans talk is one of my favorite things about the Natural State. From the time I learned to talk, I grew up hearing and speaking fluent Arkansan—and to me there’s nothing like hearing a single sentence to know you’re home. The 11 sentences below don’t seem silly to us at all. They sound like home, but they sound a little different to out-of-staters. That’s alright, they’re fixin’ to get some education. Bless their hearts.

You can find words only Arkansans understand at this link. For phrases we all heard growing up, read this article.