Quiz: Are You Smart Enough To Ace This Appalachian Slang Test?

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A quiz about the various phrases and slang words from Appalachian English, otherwise known as Southern Mountain English.

 Jun 22, 2017
1 of 12Pick your answer!
What does "airish" mean?
scared
chilly outside
aloof
2 of 12Pick your answer!
Cathead is a ___.
large Southern biscuit
catfish
snail
3 of 12Pick your answer!
Your mom would tell you not to "gaum" in your room, meaning...
make a mess
brush your teeth
eat
4 of 12Pick your answer!
You were always jealous of those kids with the latest "whimmy-diddles," or...
toy; contraption
coffee
gum; candy
5 of 12Pick your answer!
When leaving for work, make sure to bring your "poke"
ketchup
wagon
bag
6 of 12Pick your answer!
"Young'uns" should always respect their elders
horses
children
fans
7 of 12Pick your answer!
"Duddint" make you mad?!
couldn't it
wouldn't it
doesn't it
8 of 12Pick your answer!
"Mess" of greens
target
hurdle
serving of a dish
9 of 12Pick your answer!
Get the "buggy" to put groceries in
water kettle
coffee
shopping cart
10 of 12Pick your answer!
"I don't chew my cabbage twice."
I don't go to church
I don't drive a car
I don't repeat myself
11 of 12Pick your answer!
"Y'all" refers to...
You're always (something someone is always doing)
You smalls (kids)
You all
12 of 12Pick your answer!
I'm "fixin' " to go to the lake
I'm making a picnic lunch for when we go to the lake
I am trying to get my friends to go to the lake with me
I want to go to the lake
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