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13 Words And Phrases People In Mississippi Just Don’t Understand

Just like we have our own way of speaking here in Mississippi, residents of other states use words and phrases specific to their own home towns. And while it’s obvious what these out-of-towners are implying, their words and phrases just aren’t in the everyday vocabulary of most Mississippians. So, here are 13 words and phrases that will leave Mississippians scratching their heads (not because they’re confused, just because they’re trying to figure out where you’re from).

What words/phrases are missing from this list? Tell us in the comments section below.

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.