10 Words and Phrases That Only Mississippians Will Understand
It takes much more than a southern drawl to speak like a true southerner. And when you’re referring to Mississippi, there’s a whole slew of words and phrases needed to sound like a real native. So, if you “reckon” you’re up for it, check out our cheat sheet that’ll have you sounding like a real Mississippian before you know it.
From the “y’alls” to the “bless your hearts,” the state really does have a language all its own. With such a colorful vocabulary, how could anyone not to love Mississippi?
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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.