Funny Slang Sayings of the South
Hold your horses & don't get your panties in a wad over the first installment of funny slang sayings of the south! Get ready to be blasted right out of your chair with laughter as this baby boomer shares the proper way to talk. Feel free to leave your own comments!
The Proper Use of the Letter 'S'
Every retail store has an “S”.
“I gotta go to Walmarts and pick up some toilet paper….”
The clerk at the Dollar General says,
“We don’t take Master Cards…only Visa and Discoverys.”
The word 'tired' becomes 'tarred'.
You gotta run down to the Walmarts and get some Hamburger Helper.
The weather gets cold and your neighbor says:
“Looks like it’s gonna turn off cold”.
You need to make a quick trip to town and you say:
“I’m goin’ up Huntsville for a minute….”
A skunk sprays your dog and you remark,
“We gotta’nother polecat!”
You forget to put gas in your car and you say,
“Dang, I forgot to stop at the fillin’ station!”
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Using Proper Syllables
One syllable words become two:
There is “they-er”, toys becomes “to-eys.”
Two syllable words become one:
You all is “yall”, cannot becomes “caant.”
Business Ethics and Proper Word Usage
You walk in a business to apply for a job and you ask,
The Southern version of pecan:
(pe-con) sounds northern.
And the Northern version of pecan (pee-can) sounds southern.
You’re asked if you’ve ever visited Dallas and you say,
“I done been there!”
You use cow udder cream (bag balm) for your chapped lips.
Your baby has a diaper rash and you go to Kmarts to buy
Boudreaux’s Butt Paste.
The meals at Thanksgiving and Christmas are all brown.
I hope you've enjoyed my "Best of Southern Epithets". Feel free to comment any way you like.
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