Southern sayings about bad character
- You're lower than a snake's belly in a wagon rut.
- She’s meaner than a wet panther.
- He's a snake in the grass.
- Why that egg-suckin' dawg!
- I been running all over hell's half acre.
- She's busier than a cat covering crap on a marble floor.
- I'm as busy as a one-legged cat in a sandbox.
- Busier than a moth in a mitten!
Southern sayings about conceit and vanity:
- She's so stuck up, she'd drown in a rainstorm.
- She’s stuck up higher than a light-pole.
Southern expressions about being broke or poor:
- Too poor to paint, too proud to whitewash.
- I'm just poor as a church mouse.
- I'm so poor I can't afford to pay attention.
- He was so poor, he had a tumbleweed as a pet.
- I couldn’t buy a hummingbird on a string for a nickel.
- I’m so poor I couldn’t jump over a nickel to save a dime.