Quiz: Are You Really Southern Enough to Complete All 25 of These Phrases?

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 Sep 09, 2018
1 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Cute as a ____________.
Zipper
Button
Pin
2 of 25Choose Your Answer:
How’s yer mama ‘n ____________?
You
Them
They
3 of 25Choose Your Answer:
In a month of ____________.
Tuesdays
Sundays
Thursdays
4 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Take your own ____________ time.
Sweet
Pretty
Happy
5 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Heavens to ____________!
Betty
Betsy
Becky
6 of 25Choose Your Answer:
What in the ____________ hill?
Jim
Tom
Sam
7 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Happier than a dead ____________ in the sunshine.
Horse
Dog
Pig
8 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Wound ____________ than a clock.
Stronger
Harder
Tighter
9 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Like ____________ on rice.
Butter
White
Gravy
10 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Proud as a ____________.
Pigeon
Peacock
Hen
11 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Sick as a ____________.
Dog
Pastor
Child
12 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Doesn't hold ____________.
Tea
Water
Juice
13 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Too big for yer ____________.
Duds
Britches
Stitches
14 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Deader than a door ____________.
Nail
Screw
Pipe
15 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Madder than a ____________ hen.
Cold
Sick
Wet
16 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Gettin’ on my ____________ nerve.
Every
Last
First
17 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Don’t get your feathers ____________.
Pulled
Ruffled
Plucked
18 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Jerk a knot in your ____________.
Hair
Tie
Tail
19 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Gonna get a ____________.
Lickin'
Kissin'
Hittin'
20 of 25Choose Your Answer:
____________ off the handle.
Flew
Run
Drove
21 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Like a bull in a ____________ shop.
China
Flower
Coffee
22 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Your ____________ is gonna freeze like that.
Mouth
Face
Head
23 of 25Choose Your Answer:
You weren’t raised in a ____________.
Shed
Barn
Garage
24 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Slap yer ____________.
Papa
Dog
Mama
25 of 25Choose Your Answer:
Barkin’ up the ____________ tree.
Big
Wrong
High
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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.

The American South is known as a place of kind people, a rich culture, a rich history, and to outsiders, some of the most unusual slang in the country. You may leave the South but, the South never leaves you—your way of speaking reflects that 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 that make everyone stop and take notice.

Do you know what it means when someone is "fixin'" to do something or what 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, grab a sweet tea, 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!