Phoenix Slang

Phoenix Slang
Phoenix Slang

Getty Images

Renowned for its heat waves, towering palm trees, vast open skies and myriad of cacti, Phoenix is the country's 5th largest metropolitan area. Though a very friendly city, visitors can stick out like a sore, cactus-pricked thumb if they are not familiar with some unique southwestern word pronunciations. To help you feel more comfortable and avoid embarrassing miscues, we have compiled a list of 10 Phoenix slang terms you are likely to mispronounce.


The Latest from our Partners