Southern Lingo - It's A Thing! Do You Speak It?

Do y'all speak Southern?

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 Apr 16, 2019
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Question: 1/20Pick Your Answer!


When would you tell someone, "Aren’t you precious?"
When they're being nice
When they're being funny
When they're being cute

Question: 2/20Pick Your Answer!


"I swear, he didn't like sweet tea or grits, and DIDN'T say 'sir' and 'ma'am!'"
Sounds like a Yankee!
Sounds like a Brit!
Sounds like a Benny!

Question: 3/20Pick Your Answer!


"Boy, you are _____ up the wrong tree, here."
Climbing
Barking
Jumping

Question: 4/20Pick Your Answer!


While a _____ mean mounds of meat and sauce, a _____ means throwing burgers on a grill.
cookout; barbecue
barbecue; cookout
These terms are interchangeable in the South

Question: 5/20Pick Your Answer!


Pancakes and syrup are great, but nothing beats homemade _____ for breakfast. At least in the South that is.
Crepes and fruit
Waffles and yogurt
Biscuits and grits

Question: 6/20Pick Your Answer!


Who needs the NFL when the South has the _____?!
SEC
Big 12
Big 10

Question: 7/20Pick Your Answer!


Green tomatoes and okra are best served:
Fried
Baked
Grilled

Question: 8/20Pick Your Answer!


What favorite pastime involves driving a four-wheel-drive vehicle in the mud with the goal of nearly losing control?
Muddin’! And boy is it fun!
Dirtin'! And boy is it fun!
Sludgin'! And boy is it fun!

Question: 9/20Pick Your Answer!


Let’s settle this once and for all: it’s a “_____,” not a “shopping cart.”
Carriage
Buggy
Swing

Question: 10/20Pick Your Answer!


In the South, the king of all cheeses is _____.
Parmesan
Pimento
Provolone

Question: 11/20Pick Your Answer!


Southern cooks appreciate the importance of _____, a.k.a. the Holy Trinity of Cajun and Creole cooking.
rice, beans, and peppers
shrimp, grits, and sausage
onions, bell peppers, and celery

Question: 12/20Pick Your Answer!


It sounds strange, but Southerners love to put _____ in their can of coke.
Almonds
Cashews
Peanuts

Question: 13/20Pick Your Answer!


It might not sound like it, but which of these phrases can be an insult in the right circumstances?
Thank you so much!
You are so welcome!
Bless your heart!

Question: 14/20Pick Your Answer!


Everyone knows _____ comes alongside your turkey at Thanksgiving dinner.
Dressing
Stuffing
Bread pudding

Question: 15/20Pick Your Answer!


Once you cross the _____, you know you’re in Dixieland.
Yankee Border
Big Easy
Mason-Dixon Line

Question: 16/20Pick Your Answer!


The debate is over, y’all: caramel is pronounced _____.
CARE-a-mel
CARE-mel
CAR-mel

Question: 17/20Pick Your Answer!


"I hate to say it, but things are really going to ____ in a hand-basket around here!"
Tarnation
Hell
Hell

Question: 18/20Pick Your Answer!


If you’re craving chicken ’n biscuits, you’re probably in the mood for some _____.
IHOP
Bojangles
Dennys

Question: 19/20Pick Your Answer!


_____ are balls of cornbread and spices that are deep-fried and often served with fish.
Hushpuppies
Buckeyes
Curds

Question: 20/20Pick Your Answer!


If you ace this quiz, you might get a little cocky and too big for your ______!
Boots
Trousers
Britches
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