11 Of The Most Colorful Expressions Mississippians Use…And Just How They Got Started

We Mississippians have our own way of speaking. And I’m not talking about the accents outsiders swear we have. Nope; I’m referring to the colorful expressions we use on a daily basis. The phrases you probably don’t give much thought to because you’ve heard them your entire life. However, if you actually take a minute and think about some common southern sayings, it’s hard to imagine how they came about. So we did a bit of digging around to find the origins of 11 of the most interesting expressions used by Mississippians. Read on to see if your favorite made the list.

Do you use the expressions listed above? Have another to add to this list? Tell us in the comments section!

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