Quiz: Only A True Southerner Knows The Meaning Of These 22 Phrases

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 Jan 14, 2018

1 of 22What does this mean?

"Dern near"
Almost
Far away
Soon

2 of 22What does this mean?

"That dog will hunt"
A great idea
A good hunting dog
A good meal

3 of 22What does this mean?

"Britches"
Plants
Pants
Mean people

4 of 22What does this mean?

"High tail it"
A new hairstyle
Act proudly
Move quickly

5 of 22What does this mean?

"Playin' possum"
Pretending to sleep
Acting shy
Acting furious

6 of 22What does this mean?

"Hold your horses"
Count your blessings
Hang on a minute
Stay behind

7 of 22What does this mean?

"Clicker"
Garage door opener
Remote control
Cricket

8 of 22What does this mean?

"Full as a tick"
Very full
Very hungry
What time is it?

9 of 22What does this mean?

"Might as well be talkin’ to a fence post"
You like talking to fence posts
You found someone who is easy to talk to and who listens
Someone isn't listening to you

10 of 22What does this mean?

"You’ll catch more flies with honey than you do with vinegar"
Money can't buy you everything
The best way to get what you want is by being rude
Whining and screaming won't get you what you want

11 of 22What does this mean?

"Pretty is as pretty does"
You're a rude person
You're only as pretty as your actions
Stupid is as stupid does

12 of 22What does this mean?

"Madder than a wet hen"
You're actually not upset at all
You're LIVID
You're very hungry

13 of 22What does this mean?

"He's got a burr in his saddle"
he is unintelligent
he's angry
he is dressed sloppily

14 of 22What does this mean?

"Hankering"
craving
making fun of someone
laughing hard

15 of 22What does this mean?

"It doesn't amount to a hill of beans"
to result in nothing
dinner is cheap
your problems are insignificant

16 of 22What does this mean?

"More than Carter's got little pills"
a lot of something
you don't want to do something
you have a lot of problems

17 of 22What does this mean?

"'Til the cows come home"
you're very stubborn
something that takes a long time
preparing for dinner

18 of 22What does this mean?

"If i had my druthers"
if I had my friends
if I had my way
if I were smarter

19 of 22What does this mean?

"Worn slap out"
extremely exhausted
hand-me-down clothes
a used car

20 of 22What does this mean?

"Gumption"
sense of humor
spirit
a good time

21 of 22What does this mean?

"Smart as all get out"
not very smart, but the best you could do
very smart
not very smart

22 of 22What does this mean?

"Cattywampus"
a swamp
a game
crooked
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