He Was Funny as All Get Out - 12 Phrases Only Southerners Use - Southernliving. “All get out” finds its way into Southern phrases constantly, and it intensifies any statement. I was surprised as all get out. It was bad as all get out. Anything to the degree of “all get out” is something to talk about.
Too Big for His Britches - 12 Phrases Only Southerners Use - Southernliving. Unarguable Southern criticism. Translated, it means, “He sure does think a lot of himself.” If you hear this one, you should probably pause a moment. Southerners tell it like it is—no matter what it is—so think of this as a learning moment.