11 Phrases That Will Make You Swear Texans Have Their Own Language

“Y’all.” “Y’alld’ve.” “Skeeter.” “Tump.” Do these words sound familiar, or like a foreign language? If the former is true, chances are you’re a Texan or were at one point in your life. See how many of these 11 words and phrases you use in your everyday life. You might be surprised how many you say without realizing they aren’t “normal.”

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So, how many of these do you say on a daily basis? What other words and phrases are unique to Texas?