Southern Slang: Can You Talk The Talk?

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Sugar, can you talk like a true Southerner?

Test your knowledge of Southern slang and expressions with this fun trivia quiz about the terminology of the South.

 Feb 15, 2018

1 of 25Choose one!

What is a 'buggy'?
A spider
A small car
A shopping cart

2 of 25Choose one!

Which of the following means a dramatic loss of temper?
A hissy fit
Lose my knockers
A BF

3 of 25Choose one!

What does the expression '"Three sheets to the wind" mean?
Cold
Drunk
Free-spirited

4 of 25Choose one!

In the South, which of the following can refer to the Devil?
Red horns
Dickens
Santee

5 of 25Choose one!

What does 'catty-corner' mean?
Diagonal
Fight between females
A stray cat

6 of 25Choose one!

Which of the following terms would you use to say that something is over there, at a distance?
Within eye's distance
Yonder
Over the hill

7 of 25Pick one!

Pick the closest meaning to 'I reckon.'
I suppose
I loathe
I predicted

8 of 25Choose one!

"Tan your hide" means:
To punish
Hide your money
A farmer's tan

9 of 25Choose one!

Which of the following means to waste time or work aimlessly?
Gallivant
Piddle
Kickin' stones

10 of 25Choose one!

Complete the phrase "Too big for his ______"
Shoes
Drawers
Britches

11 of 25Choose one!

What does cattywampus mean?
Underpants
Sideways
Someone who's always fearful

12 of 25Choose one!

What's the Southern term for remote control?
Buttons
Clicker
TV controller

13 of 25Choose one!

What's a commode?
Toilet
Money
Afternoon nap

14 of 25Choose one!

What do you do when someone asks you to give them some sugar?
Give them a kiss
Give them money
Give them candy

15 of 25Choose one!

What does 'hold your horses' mean?
Be patient
Tie your hair back
Be resilient

16 of 25Choose one!

What does 'playing possum' mean?
Lazy
Dishonest
Playing dead

17 of 25Choose one!

What would you call your home?
Stompin' grounds
Hometown glory
Origin house

18 of 25Choose one!

What does 'nury' mean'?
Elbows
None
Hair

19 of 25Choose one!

What does 'air-up' mean?
Inflate
Take an airplane
Jump high

20 of 25Choose one!

What's an 'Arkansas toothpick'?
Knife
Bat
Walking stick

21 of 25Choose one!

What is a 'bread basket'?
Bowl of soup
Stomach
Donation basket

22 of 25Choose one!

Fill in the blank: Pretty as a ___________
peach
apple
pear

23 of 25Choose one!

Which of the following terms means to urge someone?
Darn tootin'
Egg on
Cattywampus

24 of 25Choose one!

Fill in the blank: It doesn't amount to a hill of __________.
beans
sand
ants

25 of 25Choose one!

What's is a 'frog gig'?
A party
Hunting frogs
Robbing a bank
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