Old country sayings about life

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Southern Slang You Should Know (GAME)

Glossary and Good Old Sayings

Share funny, witty or inspiring quotes. You heard that right! Southerners make no bones about the fact that they never sugarcoat their opinions. As in the case of any language, the local culture and its idiosyncrasies bear a phenomenal impact on the way it is spoken. In the case of Southerners, it's a pity that they're misunderstood to the extent of being termed brash or insensitive.

2. "Slicker Than Snot On A Doorknob"

Language discrepancies naturally arise in different geographic regions, like the raging pop vs. Tall cotton bushes are easier to pick and yield higher returns.

Unfortunately, any time I attempt to utter these common phrases while hanging out up North, I tend to get some strange looks from my friends. Take a look, and let us know in the comments if we missed any of your favorite funny Southern sayings. Believe it or not, this is one of the least disgusting ways Southerners describe slippery things. Did we miss your favorite Southern saying? Thank you! Get the best LittleThings.

We chose 15 of the most ridiculous Southern sayings — and tried to explain them. Cotton has long been a key crop to the South's economy, so every harvest farmers pray for tall bushes loaded with white fluffy balls in their fields. Tall cotton bushes are easier to pick and yield higher returns. If you're living "in high cotton," it means you're feeling particularly successful or wealthy. Hens sometimes enter a phase of " broodiness " — they'll stop at nothing to incubate their eggs and get agitated when farmers try to collect them.

3 COMMENTS

  1. Eleanor B. says:

    Skip to main content.

  2. Benjamin W. says:

    Bottoms — a channel occupied or formerly occupied by a river.

  3. Edaline G. says:

    1. Bless your heart.

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