Mississippi Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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 Jan 22, 2019
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Question: 1/21Choose your answer!

Which unlikely sweet and sour combination is pretty common in these parts?
Kool-aid and pickles (Koolickles)
Vinegar and and frosting (Vinosting)
Lemon and chocolate (Chocomon)

Question: 2/21Choose your answer!

If your friend’s eating some “nabs,” what are they snacking on?
Peanut butter crackers
Cheese puffs
Sweet potato chips

Question: 3/21Choose your answer!

What’s the annual football game called that pits Ole Miss against MSU?
The Bread Bowl
The Egg Bowl
The Bacon Bowl

Question: 4/21Choose your answer!

Which of these burgers is a Mississippi staple?
Rice burgers
Luther burgers

Question: 5/21Choose your answer!

If you’re “being treated like a red-headed step child,” you’re being:
Treated poorly
Given special treatment

Question: 6/21Choose your answer!

Which of these root beer brands started in Mississippi?

Question: 7/21Choose your answer!

If your aunt says “give me some sugar, honey,” what does she want?
A handshake
A kiss
A slice of cake

Question: 8/21Choose your answer!

People can thank MS for their clothes, since the state produces so much:

Question: 9/21Choose your answer!

How much trouble are you in if you’re in “a heap of trouble”?
Just a little bit of trouble
This is slang for going to prison
A whole lot of trouble

Question: 10/21Choose your answer!

What does “a coke” refer to?
Any kind of soda
A diet soda
Specifically a coke

Question: 11/21Choose your answer!

What ingredients are typically in “Comeback Sauce?”
Worcestershire sauce and relish
Horseradish and jalapenos
Mayo and chili sauce

Question: 12/21Choose your answer!

Which of these celebrities is known to be from Mississippi?
Katy Perry
Miley Cyrus

Question: 13/21Choose your answer!

Which drugstore/tourist attraction has been open in Jackson since 1946?
Brent’s Soda Fountain
Sally’s Pop Machine
Jared’s Drugstore

Question: 14/21Choose your answer!

Which famous singer was born in Tupelo, Mississippi?
Johnny Cash
Elvis Presley
Bob Dylan

Question: 15/21Choose your answer!

Which beverage do you sometimes enjoy putting your peanuts in?
Sweet tea

Question: 16/21Choose your answer!

It sounds weird, but you might see someone eating a banana and _________ sandwich.

Question: 17/21Choose your answer!

If someone's taking a long time, you'd say they're slow as __________.

Question: 18/21Choose your answer!

French fries are good, but what other fried vegetable is a southern staple?

Question: 19/21Choose your answer!

Which type of music originated in the Mississippi Delta?

Question: 20/21Choose your answer!

What are Ole Miss fans known to scream at sporting events?
Hotty Toddy!
Get after it!
Jug of war!

Question: 21/21Choose your answer!

No matter where you go, you'll always be proud to call the _______ State your home!
Women.com | Quiz Facts

This is a fun women.com geo quiz about the state of Mississippi's food, culture, colleges, and slang. Women.com has geographic based quizzes not only to offer some fun trivia on specific places, but also in order to help reconnect you with your home city, town, state, or region. Whether its a place you went to school or worked, or if you lived there for a period of your life, we want to have a quiz for you so that you can relive some nostalgic memories associated with that place. Did you or do you live in Mississippi? If so, then you likely have specialized knowledge about the area that you are probably not even consciously aware of—but it makes that location a part of who you are and very important to your identity. Be sure to share this quiz with your friends and family, no matter what score you get, so that they can share their experience of Mississippi with you as well and you can have a meaningful conversation and connect through shared geographic experience! Mississippi is a fun southern town with lots of little quirks specific to the state..do you know them all?