If you're not from the great state of Texas, some of the things we say might confuse you a little bit. It's not that we are illiterate, we've just come up with ways to say things that take less time. And, that leaves more time to do what we love in the Lonestar State.

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These phrases, which are in no particular order, highlight the colorful way we talk in Texas. You might say: "We have more sayings than you could shake a stick at". And, if you don't know what that means, you're 'fixin' to learn.

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Take a look at this little guide to the quirky sayings that us Texans spew from our mouths every single day. Feel free to chime in with your own.

10 Phrases That Only Make Sense to People From Texas

If you're not from the great state of Texas, some of the things we say might confuse you a little bit.

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While many poke a little fun at us for these sayings, they are an integral part of our state's culture. From being just downright polite to colorful phrases that capture what being a true Texan is all about.

So, the next time you find yourself in our fine state, embrace these expressions and immerse yourself in the rich and southern language of the great state of Texas.

Check out this video I dug up from many years ago of me using these Texas slang terms and what their meaning is.

Now that you have a little lesson on the way we talk in Texas, take a look at some of the awesome things the Lone Star State has to offer including this house that sports an underground cavern under it.

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Who cares what the rest of the property looks like, this house has a cavern under it.

Gallery Credit: Chaz

 

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