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

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A quiz about Southern phrases, Southern lingo, Southern words, Southern language quiz, Yankee versus Southern

 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 good hunting dog
A good meal
A great idea

3 of 22What does this mean?

"Britches"
Pants
Mean people
Plants

4 of 22What does this mean?

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

5 of 22What does this mean?

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

6 of 22What does this mean?

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

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
What time is it?
Very hungry

9 of 22What does this mean?

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

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 very hungry
You're LIVID
You're actually not upset at all

13 of 22What does this mean?

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

14 of 22What does this mean?

"Hankering"
making fun of someone
laughing hard
craving

15 of 22What does this mean?

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

16 of 22What does this mean?

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

17 of 22What does this mean?

"'Til the cows come home"
something that takes a long time
you're very stubborn
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"
spirit
a good time
sense of humor

21 of 22What does this mean?

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

22 of 22What does this mean?

"Cattywampus"
a swamp
crooked
a game
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