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12 Words Only A West Virginian Would Understand

If you are from West Virginia, odds are- these very words are probably a part of your everyday vocabulary. A lot of the things that I say are things that my Nan always said to me growing up.

I always said “Ma’am” and “Sir.” If I didn’t say thank you when I got my dinner, my Nan would look at me like she just smelled some onions.

Sometimes, West Virginia sounds pretty Southern! There isn’t a thing wrong with that!

My West Virginia twang shines sometimes, and if I travel, people usually guess a Southern state.

What is something that you always hear in West Virginia? Comment below!

Rachel Price
A West Virginia girl. A fiancée. A writer. A mother to one. A daughter. A sister to four. A book worm.