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13 Silly Sayings That Will Only Make Sense If You’re From Mississippi

We Mississippians have our own way of doing things, and that includes speaking. Sure, we could talk like everyone else, but what fun would that be? Instead, we use a variety of colorful expressions, which make perfect sense to us but will have out-of-towners scratching their heads. Not so sure? Read on for 13 silly sayings that will only make sense if you’re from Mississippi.

Are you guilty of using these expressions? Have one to add to this list? Tell us in the comments section!

If you enjoyed this, be sure to check out “If You Grew Up In Small Town Mississippi, You’ve Probably Done These 13 Things.

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.