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15 Things People From Mississippi Always Have To Explain To Out Of Towners

Mississippi truly is a unique place, and unless you’ve lived here for an extended period of time, there are things you just won’t understand. Sure, to those of us that have been lucky enough to live here for years, certain things are just a way of life, but to others, they’re not so obvious. So, the next time you’re dealing with a recent transplant or visiting out-of-towner, be prepared to explain the following 15 things about life in Mississippi.

What else do Mississippians have to explain to out-of-towners?

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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.