The Weird Things Southerners Say and What They Mean

By Julia Quade

Pushing your buggy around Winn-Dixie, making homemade biscuits, and chilling out on the river are all classic Southern activities, but they mean nothing without local lingo.

If you’re not from a Southern U.S. state, chances are you’re not completely in tune with their regional slang. We’ve collected the best phrases from the South, so buckle up and get ready to learn, y’all!