Texas Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Actually Know?

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Only a true Texan knows these Texasisms!

A quiz to see if you know Texas slang. See if you can guess what popular words and phrases from Texas mean!

 Feb 28, 2018

1 of 21What does this mean?

"Y'all"
Yawn
You all
Yes!

2 of 21What does this mean?

"Supper"
Lunch
Dinner
What's up

3 of 21What does this mean?

"Yankee"
Lunch
Someone who lives North of the Mason-Dixon Line
What's up

4 of 21What does this mean?

"Ain’t my first rodeo"
Not your first time at a rodeo
It's your birthday
Not your first time doing something

5 of 21What does this mean?

"Piddlee'o"
Small or small amount
A biker
A pond

6 of 21What does this mean?

"Skeeters"
Mosquitos
Skaters
Little kids

7 of 21What does this mean?

"Ice box"
Ice skating rink
Refrigerator
Winter time

8 of 21What does this mean?

"Blue northern"
Very cold
Canada
Democrats

9 of 21What does this mean?

"Kin"
Kind
Kid
Family

10 of 21What does this mean?

"Uppity"
Hyper
From the North
Arrogant

11 of 21What does this mean?

"Git"
Eat
Grits
Leave

12 of 21What does this mean?

"Conniption fit!"
Throwing a tantrum!
Scaring the neighbors!
Losing your wallet!

13 of 21What does this mean?

"Taqueria"
A Mexican place that sells tacos.
A place where you can get liquor.
A fast-food drive in.

14 of 21What does this mean?

"Big hat no cattle."
Someone that says they are greater then they are.
Someone that owns a ranch.
Someone that is always late.

15 of 21What does this mean?

"That dills my pickle!"
That makes me upset!
That is hard for me to understand!
That is pretty to look at!

16 of 21What does this mean?

"Tuckered out"
Sad
Angry
Tired

17 of 21What does this mean?

"Knee-high to a grasshopper!"
To be very young.
To be irritable.
To be wise.

18 of 21What does this mean?

"They sure are high-cotton!"
That they are wealthy!
They have a lot of sweaters!
They are smart!

19 of 21What does this mean?

"Tank"
Pond
Container
Building

20 of 21What does this mean?

"She's quite the looker."
She has new glasses.
She dates lot of men.
She is very pretty.

21 of 21What does this mean?

"Dern tootin'!"
Very scary!
You bet!
No way!
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Learn A Little Texan.

When traveling abroad, it is usually wise to learn a few words and phrases in the native language to help in case you find yourself in a jam. It is also wise to learn a little about the native culture to make you appear less touristy.

For example, should you choose to make Texas your travel destination, you should know that Texas was once its own country called the Republic of Texas. Also, most of the native Texans do not yet realize this is no longer the case. They are very sensitive about their homeland. Tread lightly. Don't mess with Texans.

However, Texans do speak a form of English (pronounced "Ainglish" in Texan), so the language should not be much of a barrier. There are a few key differences, though. For example, I do not believe the heading "Learn A Little Texan" to be ambiguous for English speakers, but it may be for a speaker of Texan (prompting one to go meet a shorter Texas native). It is these subtleties that you need to master before your trip to the Lone Star State.

When traveling in Texas, please feel free to carry this handy guide to Texas speak with you - trust me, you will need it.

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