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"
Soon
Far away
Almost

2 of 22What does this mean?

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

3 of 22What does this mean?

"Britches"
Pants
Plants
Mean people

4 of 22What does this mean?

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

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
Stay behind
Hang on a minute

7 of 22What does this mean?

"Clicker"
Cricket
Garage door opener
Remote control

8 of 22What does this mean?

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

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"
The best way to get what you want is by being rude
Whining and screaming won't get you what you want
Money can't buy you everything

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 very hungry
You're LIVID

13 of 22What does this mean?

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

14 of 22What does this mean?

"Hankering"
laughing hard
craving
making fun of someone

15 of 22What does this mean?

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

16 of 22What does this mean?

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

17 of 22What does this mean?

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

18 of 22What does this mean?

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

19 of 22What does this mean?

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

20 of 22What does this mean?

"Gumption"
a good time
sense of humor
spirit

21 of 22What does this mean?

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

22 of 22What does this mean?

"Cattywampus"
crooked
a swamp
a game
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