45 Southern Phrases Explained for the Yankees Among Us

16. Dressing

No, not the stuff you put on salads. This is the stuffing that goes in or alongside a turkey.

17. Eyeballs are floating

Need to use the bathroom very badly (could also be back teeth).

18. Fixin’ to

About to do.

19. Fly off the handle

Totally lose it.

20. Get the short end of the stick

Get cheated, or get an unfair deal.

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