I Reckon - 24 Phrases Only Southerners Use - Southernliving. I reckon “I reckon” can replace any number of phrases, such as: I guess, I suppose, I think, and I imagine. It is a quintessential Southern phrase, said by friends and family on porches and in rocking chairs all across the South.
He Was Funny as All Get Out - 24 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.