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Quirky Southern Sayings We Should All Be Using

Southerners would much rather paint a verbal picture than get straight to the point. We think “all hat and no cattle” is so much more entertaining and expressive than “pretentious.” If you’re worried that you might not get some of the more eccentric expressions on our list, have no fear. We’ll put the fodder where the calf can get it.