If you are looking for some funny Southern words, then you are in the right place. The South is a big place and they have a humor all their own.
The South is considered to be the southeastern and south-central states of the United States. In includes the states of:
The South is also called the American South, Down South, or Dixie. One feature of the South is the Bible Belt, which has mostly Protestant Christians who are socially conservative and evangelical. Religion is a major part of the culture of the South. The largest denomination is Baptist, followed by Methodist.
Let’s look at a few funny Southern words before we look at funny sayings. Any Southern male can be called Bubba or Junior. Your bottom or rear end is referred to as your hiney. The word “said” is pronounced “sed”, “roots” are pronounced “ruts”, and the word for “ought” is “ort.” “Duttin” means doesn’t or to be sure, “ain’t” is another way of saying are not, and “ya’ll” is short for you all.
Following are some funny words that portray a special kind of wisdom only found in the South. Some of them are not laugh out loud funny but are pretty interesting.
The next set of funny words don’t need an explanation. They are either words to live by, insults for other people, or just colorful exclamations.
Since rednecks are predominantly poor people who live in the South, Southern sayings and redneck sayings are often the same or similar. One way to know you’re a redneck is if you think the last words to The Star Spangled Banner are "Gentlemen, start your engines."
Here are some funny redneck sayings to go with your funny Southern words:
Create and save customized word lists. Sign up today and start improving your vocabulary!
Please set a username for yourself.
People will see it as Author Name with your public word lists.