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 ____________.
Soul
Heart
Mind
2 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Give me some ____________.
Vinegar
Salt
Sugar
3 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Barking up the wrong ____________.
Branch
Tree
Building
4 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Get the ____________ end of the stick.
Short
Sharp
Long
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
Nighttime
Wintertime
7 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Too ____________ for your britches.
Big
Wide
Tall
8 of 18Choose Your Answer:
There's not a ____________ too crooked that a lid won't fit.
Jar
Pot
Dish
9 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Were you raised in a ____________?
Shed
Barn
Stable
10 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Close the door, you are letting all the ____________ air out.
Cold
Good
Fresh
11 of 18Choose Your Answer:
You are going to make me lose my ____________.
Mind
Religion
Temper
12 of 18Choose Your Answer:
You look like a chicken with your ____________ cut off.
Beak
Head
Feet
13 of 18Choose Your Answer:
You can't carry a tune in a ____________.
Pail
Bucket
Cup
14 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Well butter my butt and call me a ____________.
Pancake
Biscuit
Bun
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.
Sinner
Pastor
Parishioner
17 of 18Choose Your Answer:
There's more than one way to skin a ____________.
Cow
Cat
Dog
18 of 18Choose Your Answer:
____________ yo' mamma.
Kiss
Slap
Love
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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!