11 Of The Most Colorful Expressions Mississippians Use…And Just How They Got Started
We Mississippians have our own way of speaking. And I’m not talking about the accents outsiders swear we have. Nope; I’m referring to the colorful expressions we use on a daily basis. The phrases you probably don’t give much thought to because you’ve heard them your entire life. However, if you actually take a minute and think about some common southern sayings, it’s hard to imagine how they came about. So we did a bit of digging around to find the origins of 11 of the most interesting expressions used by Mississippians. Read on to see if your favorite made the list.
Do you use the expressions listed above? Have another to add to this list? Tell us in the comments section!
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.
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