10 Quirky Expressions You’ll Need in the American South
1. Southerners don’t “get angry”…they have a “hissy fit”.
Loraine threw a hissy fit when she found out Billy crashed her car.
2. Southerners are not “very busy”…they’re “running around like a chicken with its head cut off”.
This term refers to farmers beheading chickens. The chicken still runs around like mad after it’s decapitated.