13 Silly Sayings That Will Only Make Sense If You’re From Mississippi

We Mississippians have our own way of doing things, and that includes speaking. Sure, we could talk like everyone else, but what fun would that be? Instead, we use a variety of colorful expressions, which make perfect sense to us but will have out-of-towners scratching their heads. Not so sure? Read on for 13 silly sayings that will only make sense if you’re from Mississippi.

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Are you guilty of using these expressions? Have one to add to this list? Tell us in the comments section!

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