10 Words and Phrases That Only Mississippians Will Understand
It takes much more than a southern drawl to speak like a true southerner. And when you’re referring to Mississippi, there’s a whole slew of words and phrases needed to sound like a real native. So, if you “reckon” you’re up for it, check out our cheat sheet that’ll have you sounding like a real Mississippian before you know it.
From the “y’alls” to the “bless your hearts,” the state really does have a language all its own. With such a colorful vocabulary, how could anyone not to love Mississippi?
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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.