Every state has its own unique accent, vocabulary, and unusual sayings or words that if you aren't from there you may not understand. Oklahoma is no different except that we have a lot more of this than most states.
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If you aren't from Oklahoma or haven't lived in the Sooner State long it may be a little confusing trying to figure out what native Okies are talking about. There's a whole thread on the Oklahoma subreddit about it.
From terms like Okie, and Sooner to the legendary onion burger and deadly naders. These leave some non-Okies confused about what's being said and the meaning. It's almost like a secret or foreign language.
Hit play on the video below for the top things only someone from OK. would understand
You can click here to check out the comment section of the Reddit forum/thread. The comments just keep coming as more and more people add to the list of things people don't understand unless they're from here.
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If you're new to the state and are struggling to understand what people are talking about referencing the video above and the "Name something only an Okie would understand" thread on Reddit is a good start.
You'll also want to check out another recent Oklahoma subreddit thread, "Most disliked city/town in OK?" This way you'll know what people are saying and you'll know how people feel about certain towns and cities.
16 Oklahoma Phrases That Would Stump Out-of-Towners
Every state seems to have its own way of talking. Here are a few of the more common phrases that'll have you wondering what Okies are saying.
More Oklahoma Phrases That Stump Non-Okies
Depending on how old you are and how big your hometown is, these Oklahoma phrases will be either really familiar or not at all. If you're seeing and hearing these for the first time, add them to your vocabulary. As Okies die, move away, and non-Okies move in, these words are disappearing from the Oklahoma dialect.
25 hilarious Oklahoma personalized tags DENIED by the DMV
A great way to personalize your vehicle is with a custom license plate. There are some pretty creative and funny tags running around the Sooner State. Some are easy to get, others will have you scratching your head trying to figure it out what it says. Personalized plates are very popular and we're seeing more of them on the road every day. However, there are some rules and restrictions when it comes to what you can and can't put on your plate. If it's considered obscene, vulgar, demeaning, or includes any mention of drugs, alcohol, or illegal activities it will be DENIED. Check out the photo gallery below of some of the most hilarious tags that were rejected by the Oklahoma Department of Motor Vehicles. WARNING: some of these could be considered offensive so if you're easily offended proceed with caution. You have been officially warned.
Top Mispronounced Towns That Show You're Not From Oklahoma
Just for funs, try to pronounce these town names before hopping to the phonetics...
Things Invented in Oklahoma
When people think about Oklahoma, they think of what they've seen in movies. Tornadoes, the Murrah bombing, maybe the land runs, and probably meth... our four mountain ranges are as unknown as the contributions Oklahoma has made to modern life. Here are some random things that were invented here.
25 more hilarious & offensive personalized plates that were DENIED by the Oklahoma Department of Motor Vehicles
It's another batch of hilarious & offensive personalized plates that the Oklahoma DMV denied. Personalized vehicle plates are very popular and we're seeing more and more of them on the road every day. However, there are some rules and restrictions when it comes to what you can and can't put on your tag. If it's at all considered obscene, vulgar, demeaning, sexual in nature, or includes any mention of drugs, alcohol, or illegal activities it will be DENIED. Check out the photo gallery below. WARNING: some of these could be considered offensive, more like VERY OFFENSIVE so if you're easily offended proceed with caution.