It Doesn’t Amount to a Hill of Beans - 24 Phrases Only Southerners Use
It Doesn’t Amount to a Hill of Beans - 24 Phrases Only Southerners Use - Southernliving. In the South, a hill of beans is its own measuring stick. Whether you’re talking about volume or value, a hill of beans isn’t worth much. That means whatever you’re talking about is worth less than very little.
Nuttier Than a Fruitcake...common phrase here in the South...generally reserved for crazy/dramatic people, certain political ideologies espoused by a particular political party, and generally any opinion uttered by most of Hollywood
Well, I S'wanee - 24 Phrases Only Southerners Use - Southernliving. Instead of “Well, I swear,” Southerners have adopted a geographically inspired alternative. “Well I s’wanee” evokes the Southern Suwannee River. Or, depending on where you live, it could be Sewanee, the small college town in Tennessee.