Quiz: Only A True Southerner Can Get 10/15 On This Tricky Slang Test

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Are you fluent in Southern slang?

This is a quiz to determine how well you know Southern slang. Come on, put your knowledge to the test!

 Dec 04, 2017
1 of 15Pick the best answer!
What is a "hissy fit"?
A fight between two people.
Mating between animals.
A loss of one's temper.
2 of 15Pick the best answer!
What does "three sheets to the wind mean"?
Intoxicated.
Angry.
Sad.
3 of 15Pick the best answer!
What is another word for "dickens"?
The devil.
A child.
A man.
4 of 15Pick the best answer!
What does "catty corner" mean?
Diagonal.
Parallel.
Side to side.
5 of 15Pick the best answer!
What does "tan your hide" mean?
Prepare to have fun.
Get ready or get dressed.
Prepare for discipline.
6 of 15Pick the best answer!
To "reckon" is to what?
To fight.
To think.
To love.
7 of 15Pick the best answer!
What does acting "ugly" mean?
Acting unintelligently.
Acting weirdly.
Acting rudely.
8 of 15Pick the best answer!
To "piddle" is to what?
To waste time.
To disagree.
To shout.
9 of 15Pick the best answer!
Being "too big for his or her britches" means what?
To be too full of oneself.
To be overweight.
To be mean.
10 of 15Pick the best answer!
The phrase "knee-high to a grasshopper" means what?
A person with a large ego.
To refer to one's childhood.
A short person.
11 of 15Pick the best answer!
What does the phrase "that dog won't hunt" mean?
That person is suspicious.
That is a bad idea.
That's not a bad idea.
12 of 15Pick the best answer!
What does "water off a duck's back" mean?
With excessive difficulty.
Something out of the ordinary.
Without any effect.
13 of 15Pick the best answer!
If someone "Dills your pickle," you're ______.
Happy
Irritated
Tired
14 of 15Pick the best answer!
How do you pronounce "pecan"?
pee-KAHN
pick-AHN
PEE-can
15 of 15Pick the best answer!
Which phrase does NOT mean someone is upset.
"He’s slicker’n owl shit”
“He’s got a burr in his saddle”
“Her knickers are in a knot”
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