Quiz: "Come Hell Or High Water," Only A True Southerner Can Ace This Test

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 Dec 25, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
In the South, you might say "he's got a burr in his saddle" if _______
he is unintelligent
he is dressed sloppily
he's angry
2 of 15Pick your answer!
"Madder than a wet hen" is another way to say what?
You're LIVID
You're crazy for some fried chicken
You're actually not upset at all
3 of 15Pick your answer!
What would you say if you wanted to show determination?
"Bus is leaving"
"Come Hell or high water"
"Move out the way"
4 of 15Pick your answer!
Finish the phrase: "Well butter my butt and __________"
swat them flies
call me a biscuit
ring up mama
5 of 15What does this mean?
"Remember to load your brain before you shoot your mouth off"
Think before you speak
Tell us what you really think
Kids should be seen and not heard
6 of 15Pick your answer!
If your mama says she's "full as a tick", she's ______.
eaten way more than she should have
feeling skinny today
she is drunk
7 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of the following might you say if your child isn't listening to you?
"You've only got one oar in the water"
"You’d call an alligator a lizard"
"Might as well be talkin’ to a fence post"
8 of 15Pick your answer!
What matches with “there’s no use crying over spilled milk”?
"It's the end of the world"
"It’ll all come out in the wash"
"Don't count your chickens before they're hatched"
9 of 15Pick your answer!
Finish this phrase: "He hasn't got the sense ___________"
to sleep with his eyes closed
God gave a goose
to paint a fence
10 of 15What does this mean?
"Pretty is as pretty does"
You're only as pretty as your actions
Stupid is as stupid does
You're a rude person
11 of 15What does this mean?
"You’ll catch more flies with honey than you do with vinegar"
Bellyaching and screaming won't get you what you want
Use honey to catch fish
The best way to get what you want is by being rude
12 of 15Pick your answer!
In the South, you might say you are "_________ than a well digger's butt in January"
13 of 15Pick your answer!
If you say that someone would "drown in a rainstorm", you mean ______.
that they are very short
that they are stuck up
that they are cheap
14 of 15Pick your answer!
Finish the phrase: "I feel like I've been chewed up and_________"
hung to dry
spit out
thrown in the bushes
15 of 15Pick your answer!
You might say someone's "eyes are brown" if _______
they are old
they're feeling sad
they've been lying to you
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