Us Texans basically consider ourselves lone wolves, an island connected to the other states by geography alone. Because of this, we’ve chosen to deviate from the norm and develop our own language complete with plenty of expressions that people from other states simply can’t comprehend. Here are 10 of the most common ones that all of us use on a regular basis:
Are these expressions part of your everyday dialogue? What else do we say here in Texas that nobody else understands?
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Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.