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12 Phrases That Will Make You Swear Mississippians Have Their Own Language

If you’re going to make it in Mississippi, you have to master the language. And I’m not referring to the southern drawl residents are known for. I’m talking about the unique phrases used in everyday conversation. Some are self-explanatory, while others will have outsiders swearing Mississippians have a language of their own; here are 12 perfect examples.

So, do you use all the phrases listed above? Have another to add to the list? Tell us in the comments section!

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Daniella DiRienzo
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.