If You Can’t Finish These 18 Southern Phrases, You Must Be a Yankee

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Are you a true Southerner or a Yankee in disguise? Take this quiz and find out how well you now these Southern sayings! You might surprise yourself!

 Aug 01, 2018
1 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Bless your ____________.
Heart
Mind
Soul
2 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Give me some ____________.
Salt
Sugar
Vinegar
3 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Barking up the wrong ____________.
Building
Tree
Branch
4 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Get the ____________ end of the stick.
Sharp
Long
Short
5 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If the creek don't ____________.
Flood
Flow
Rise
6 of 18Choose Your Answer:
You're as slow as molasses in the ____________.
Summertime
Wintertime
Nighttime
7 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Too ____________ for your britches.
Tall
Big
Wide
8 of 18Choose Your Answer:
There's not a ____________ too crooked that a lid won't fit.
Pot
Jar
Dish
9 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Were you raised in a ____________?
Barn
Shed
Stable
10 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Close the door, you are letting all the ____________ air out.
Fresh
Good
Cold
11 of 18Choose Your Answer:
You are going to make me lose my ____________.
Mind
Temper
Religion
12 of 18Choose Your Answer:
You look like a chicken with your ____________ cut off.
Beak
Feet
Head
13 of 18Choose Your Answer:
You can't carry a tune in a ____________.
Cup
Pail
Bucket
14 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Well butter my butt and call me a ____________.
Biscuit
Bun
Pancake
15 of 18Choose Your Answer:
I'm full as a ____________.
Bee
Tick
Flea
16 of 18Choose Your Answer:
I'm sweating more than a ____________ in church.
Pastor
Sinner
Parishioner
17 of 18Choose Your Answer:
There's more than one way to skin a ____________.
Cat
Dog
Cow
18 of 18Choose Your Answer:
____________ yo' mamma.
Love
Kiss
Slap
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The American South is known as a place of kind people with a rich culture and history. To outsiders, folks from the area have some of the most unusual slang terms in the country. If you're from the South, your way of speaking reflects your home wherever you go. Your character and your voice were created in that part of the world, and your charm, how you carry yourself and the adorably funny slang terms and phrases you frequently say make everyone stop and take notice.

Southern slang is colorful, warm, and mostly easy to understand—that is, if you're from that part of the country. But some phrases and words confuse the listener and make people that don't know the area scratch their heads and ask, "what does that mean?" If you're a Southerner by birth or at heart, you'll be able to understand and use these colloquialisms properly.

Do you know what it means when someone has a "burr in his saddle" or is as busy as a "one-legged cat in a sandbox"? Do you know which beverage southerners refer to as a "sweet tea"? Do you know what it means when something "doesn't amount to a hill of beans"? Do you know what it means when someone is having a "hissy fit"? Lord willing, we sure hope you do. So, settle in and take this quiz to see how well you can answer the 18 questions on Southern slang, phrases, and words. We know you can ace it!