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"
Almost
Soon
Far away

2 of 22What does this mean?

"That dog will hunt"
A good meal
A great idea
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
A new hairstyle
Move quickly

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
Hang on a minute
Count your blessings

7 of 22What does this mean?

"Clicker"
Remote control
Garage door opener
Cricket

8 of 22What does this mean?

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

9 of 22What does this mean?

"Might as well be talkin' to a fence post"
You like talking to fence posts
Someone isn't listening to you
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"
Whining and screaming won't get you what you want
Money can't buy you everything
The best way to get what you want is by being rude

11 of 22What does this mean?

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

12 of 22What does this mean?

"Madder than a wet hen"
You're very hungry
You're actually not upset at all
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"
making fun of someone
craving
laughing hard

15 of 22What does this mean?

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

16 of 22What does this mean?

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

17 of 22What does this mean?

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

18 of 22What does this mean?

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

19 of 22What does this mean?

"Worn slap out"
hand-me-down clothes
extremely exhausted
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"
not very smart
not very smart, but the best you could do
very smart

22 of 22What does this mean?

"Cattywampus"
a swamp
crooked
a game
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