Mississippi Lingo - It's A Thing! Do You Know These 20 "Typical" MS Things?

Only true Mississippians stand a chance of passing!

allison janney, geo, liz
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 Aug 13, 2019
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Question: 1/20Pick Your Answer!


If you haven't seen a friend in a while, next time they see you, they might ask:
"Where's the cattle at?!"
"How's ya mama an' 'em?!"
"How's the corn growing?!"

Question: 2/20Pick Your Answer!


The University of Mississippi is affectionately referred to as:
Mrs. Sippi
Little Miss
Ole Miss

Question: 3/20Pick Your Answer!


"She ain't got the sense that God gave a _____!"
Hog
Sheep
Piss ant

Question: 4/20Pick Your Answer!


The annual football game against Ole Miss and MSU is called:
The Super Bowl
The Sippi Cup
The Egg Bowl

Question: 5/20Pick Your Answer!


You can't eat food made for dipping without a serving of:
Go away sauce
Come here sauce
Comeback sauce

Question: 6/20Pick Your Answer!


If you're "fixin' to go to the store," that means:
You're deciding to go to the store!
You're getting ready to go to the store!
You're wanting to go to the store!

Question: 7/20Pick Your Answer!


Where can you grab a classic diner meal in an awesome vintage pharmacy/malt shop?
Brent's Drugs
Mike's Drugs
CVS

Question: 8/20Pick Your Answer!


Your mama didn't raise you in a barn! You always say:
Sir and Ma'am
Auntie and Uncle
Mister and Missus

Question: 9/20Pick Your Answer!


The King himself was Mississippi born and raised!
Jimi Hendrix is the man!
Yes! We love Elvis!
We love Michael Jackson!

Question: 10/20Pick Your Answer!


Don't y'all worry, in Mississippi, your tea will always be:
Strong as coffee
Bitter as a lemon
Sweet as syrup

Question: 11/20Pick Your Answer!


Alright, let's settle this once and for all. What side of the soda vs. pop debate does Mississippi fall on?
Pop
Neither. It's all coke!
Soda

Question: 12/20Pick Your Answer!


If someone says they're craving some "''nabs," what do they mean?
They're craving Gold Fish!
They're craving peanut butter crackers!
They're craving flaky, butter crackers!

Question: 13/20Pick Your Answer!


Mississipians use ________ to flavor and dye their pickles. Don't knock it 'til you try it!
Country Time Lemonade
Kool - Aid
Tang

Question: 14/20Pick Your Answer!


What's the only proper response if someone asks, "Are you ready?" at an Ole Miss game?
I'm Ready!
Let's Go!
Hot Toddy!

Question: 15/20Pick Your Answer!


The best peanuts to snack on are obviously:
Fried
Baked
Boiled

Question: 16/20Pick Your Answer!


And the absolute best way to eat catfish is:
Broiled!
Baked!
Fried!

Question: 17/20Pick Your Answer!


Which genre of music was born right in the Mississippi Delta?
Blues
Rock and roll
Jazz

Question: 18/20Pick Your Answer!


Sure, Mississippi summers are hot, but it's really the _______ that makes it unbearable!
Humidity
Tornados
Hurricanes

Question: 19/20Pick Your Answer!


But everyone knows that summertime means you can finally eat:
Sno-balls!!!!
Popsicles!!!
Ice cream!!!

Question: 20/20Pick Your Answer!


No matter where you go, you'll always be proud to call the _______ State your home!
Volunteer
Magnolia
Sooner
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