Learn to Speak 'Suthern!
So you think you can understand the locals 'cos you can speak English - think again..... here are some words you've never heard of before..........
Please email your contributions to us at firstname.lastname@example.org We would love to post them them up here........
Urinal (pron. you're - i- nil) as in "Urinal lot of trouble!"
Innuendo as in "A bird flew Innuendo!"
Whidger- didger as in "Bring yer truck whidger-didger?"
Yoaant-ny? meaning "Do you want any?"
AM-a lance meaning Ambulance
Yo-Neet? meaning "Do you want to eat?"
Tel-u-WUT meaning "Listen to me!"
Rat-cheer meaning 'Right here'
Stay-rat-cheer meaning 'Don't move!'
Vi-EE-ners meaning small sausages as in Wieners
YUNG-un meaning a young child
Sebm-Lebm - as in the 'Seven Eleven' convenience store
I-moan as in "I-moan go to the sebm-lebm'
Yaw-rat? as in 'Are you alright?'
Wer-yat? as in Where are you?
Rinch - as in 'Rinse those clothes'
Shiv-alay - meaning Chevrolet
Thoo - as in 'I'm thoo with my homework - I'm done, finished'
Plum - as in 'I'm plum-tuckered out or very tired'
Furner - foreigner
Bee-hill - Shortened version of William, as in Bill
Friends vs Southern Friends
FRIENDS: Never ask for food.
FRIENDS: Call your parents Mr. and Mrs.
FRIENDS: Will eat at your dinner table and leave.
Submitted by Gerald Baxter, Charlotte, NC
More fun stuff.....
Have you ever wondered about what it means when Moma's are askin the poutin' children, Who licked the red off your candy? or telling 'em I love you as much as the cat loves the cream jar? Well, I went huntin' for country sayings and I found more of 'em than ticks on a coon hound! Not jes plain ole uns like fit to be tied or crooked as a dog's hind leg. I found SO MANY I was as excited as a hen on a hot griddle! Shoot, sweet thang, I'm hip to haunch and cheek jowl with these sayin's. I'm talkin' bout sayin's like, food that tastes so good that if you put it on top of your head your tongue'd slap your brains out tryin' to get it. Now don't that fry your tater?
Here's an assortment of collected sayings from mom's `n dads and aunts `n uncles, some from the internet and others are collected from articles. They're descriptive and so much more interesting then the language used every day!
Things Only a True Southerner Knows