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 small car
A spider
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
Free-spirited
Drunk

4 of 25Choose one!

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

5 of 25Choose one!

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

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
Over the hill
Yonder

7 of 25Pick one!

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

8 of 25Choose one!

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

9 of 25Choose one!

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

10 of 25Choose one!

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

11 of 25Choose one!

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

12 of 25Choose one!

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

13 of 25Choose one!

What's a commode?
Money
Afternoon nap
Toilet

14 of 25Choose one!

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

15 of 25Choose one!

What does 'hold your horses' mean?
Tie your hair back
Be patient
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'?
Hair
None
Elbows

19 of 25Choose one!

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

20 of 25Choose one!

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

21 of 25Choose one!

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

22 of 25Choose one!

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

23 of 25Choose one!

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

24 of 25Choose one!

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

25 of 25Choose one!

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