Southern Lingo - It's A Thing. Only 1 In 50 People Can Pass This Slang Test

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Quiz about words that only Southerners would use such as "buggy", "lagniappe:", "coke", "fixin' to" and "ya'll".

 Mar 01, 2018

1 of 20Pick the correct answer!

If you are "fixin' to", that means you're _____
turning on a car
cooking
about to

2 of 20Pick the correct answer!

What does "he's got a burr in his saddle" mean?
He's not very fashionable
He's angry
His wife is pregnant

3 of 20Pick the correct answer!

If you "mash" something, it means what?
You drive it.
You press or smoosh it.
You cut it up.

4 of 20Pick the correct answer!

What is a "Po'Boy"?
a sandwich
a fish
a restaurant

5 of 20Pick the correct answer!

If someone compliments your "britches" they're talking about your:
pants
sweater
hair

6 of 20Pick the correct answer!

What is a "clicker"?
a T.V. remote
a ceiling fan
a cell phone

7 of 20Pick the correct answer!

If you say the word "reckon", you're saying ______.
I suppose
get out
I'm listening

8 of 20Pick the correct answer!

What is a "commode"?
a toilet
a bicycle
an oven

9 of 20Pick the correct answer!

What is a "pocketbook"?
a backpack
a type of pants
a purse

10 of 20Pick the correct answer!

Define "supper".
breakfast
dessert
dinner

11 of 20Pick the correct answer!

What does it mean when someone says "coke"?
A Diet Coke
Any soft drink
Specifically a Coca-Cola

12 of 20Pick the correct answer!

If your mama tells you to fetch a "buggy", she's asking you to grab what?
a shopping cart
an insect
a car

13 of 20Pick the correct answer!

What does it mean to "piddle"?
waste time
swim
try something

14 of 20Pick the correct answer!

What does "over yonder" mean?
over the hill
over there
tomorrow

15 of 20Pick the correct answer!

If you're gonna get into a "lick" of trouble, that means ______.
It'll be a decent amount of trouble
It's time to eat breakfast
The food you're cooking isn't going to turn out right

16 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What does "I suwanne!" mean?
I say
I swear
I see

17 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Which of these would you describe as "Uppity"?
A steep hill
Arrogant people
Something very easy

18 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What does it mean if you're "not the sharpest tool in the shed"?
You like to be alone
You're not smart
You're not happy

19 of 20Pick your answer!

You would say someone is in "high cotton" if they are...
Wealthy
A farmer
In big trouble

20 of 20Pick your answer!

How do you pronounce pecan?
PEE-can
pee-KAHN
pick-AHN
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Traveling to a new place can be intimidating – especially when there’s a different form of slang used in every area of the country. In the case of The South, there are so many slang phrases and so much lingo that is unique to Southerners. This quiz is the ultimate opportunity for Southerners and other Americans alike to challenge their knowledge of Southern slang – and enjoy a fun quiz while doing it!

Whether you’re from Alabama, North Carolina, or Texas, as a Southerner you know that you’ve got your own way of talking. People from Georgia, Oklahoma, and Arkansas do all have their own special words they use – but no matter where you are in the South, you know that if you say your baby girl is in a “lick” of trouble, the whole town knows that your daughter has it coming. Northerners might wonder what exactly does “Bless your heart” mean, but whether you’re in Kentucky, Tennessee, or Virginia, a true Southerner knows exactly the intention that phrase has.

There are thousands of funny Southern phrases that are part of your daily language, from “y’all” to “fixin’ to”. If you are from The South, you are proud of your knowledge of Southern slang, and with this quiz, you can show how much you truly do know about the language Southerners use. So, whether you are a real Southerner, or you’re just looking to see how well you know Southern slang, after taking this test, you’ll know exactly when to properly use the most popular Southern phrases. Or, you’ll learn that you maybe have a little bit more studying to do before you can be considered a real Southerner!

With questions like “What does it mean when someone says ‘coke’?” or “If your mama tells you to fetch a ‘buggy,’ what is she asking you to grab?”, this quiz is the ultimate opportunity to show off your Southern language skills. Not often do you have the chance to challenge the slang terms that you grew up with, and every Southerner should take this test and see if they use and understand these words that are most often heard in the South!

Being from the South, you know that you have immense pride in your hometown, the Southern food you eat, the phrases you use, and where you came from. That’s why we’re certain that after taking this test, you’ll know for sure that you’re as Southern as they come. Southerners, no doubt, have a special way of living, and this quiz will remind you how much you love that Southern charm!

Click the start button to challenge your Southern slang skills, and take this test to see if you can talk like a real Southerner. We’re sure that by the end of it, you’ll be boasting to your friends that you’re the Ultimate Southerner through and through. Being a Southerner is something that you should be proud of, so take this test, and don’t forget to share the results with your friends to see if they know Southern slang too.