The idiom, the hill you want to die on, refers to a belief you hold so strongly that you’re willing to fight for it, no matter the cost. We all have our own hills, of course. However, it’s likely that those of us living in Mississippi share a few because there are just some things all residents will defend to the death. Not so sure? Well, from food preferences to vocabulary, here are nine hills every Mississippian is willing to die on.
So, what do you think? Are these all things Mississippians will defend to the death? Do you disagree with any of them? Can you think of any other hills people living in Mississippi are willing to die on? If so, tell us!
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.