Quiz: Only 1 in 50 People Can Pass This Southern Slang Test. Can You?

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Southern words, phrases, and sayings. Are you up for this southern slang challenge?

Are you up for this Southern saying challenge? From "bless your heart" to "tan my hide", prove you're truly Southern with this quiz.

 Jun 09, 2018
1 of 15Pick your answer!
If you're out on the porch in the summertime, you'll probably be drinking...
lemonade
coca-cola
sweet tea
2 of 15Pick your answer!
Another popular way to say "purse" is...
bag
satchel
pocketbook
3 of 15Pick your answer!
How would you address a group of people?
Y'all
You guys
You all
4 of 15Pick your answer!
"Hold your horses" means:
Be patient
Get back out there!
Try harder
5 of 15Pick your answer!
How do you pronounce "aunt"?
Like the word 'ant'
Rhymes with the word 'want'
6 of 15Pick your answer!
How do you pronounce "caramel"?
Three syllables ("car-a-mel")
Two syllables ("car-mul")
I use them both
7 of 15Pick your answer!
"Tan my hide" means:
Getting a sun tan
Trick you
Getting a spanking
8 of 15Pick your answer!
"She’s as smart as all get out" means:
She's extremely smart
She is smart only during the school year
She's not very intelligent
9 of 15Pick your answer!
If you are living in "high cotton" that means you are ___________
living on a small farm
particularly successful or wealthy
living in fear
10 of 15Pick your answer!
If something is "catawampus" it must be ______________
not straight, or skewed
full of water
far away
11 of 15Pick your answer!
"Bless Your Heart" is usually followed by a(n) ___________
insult
speculation
metaphor
12 of 15Pick your answer!
"I don't give a hoot or a holler!" means _____________
You don't want to say anything
You couldn't care less
You are being very quiet
13 of 15Pick your answer!
When someone is "piddling" they are:
Taking a long time
Instigating a fight
Going really fast
14 of 15Pick your answer!
How do you pronounce pecan?
PEE-can
pee-KAHN
pick-AHN
15 of 15Pick you answer!
What is an "Arkansas toothpick"?
A Very skinny woman
A Large Knife
A toothpick made form pecan wood
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