Quiz: Only A True Southerner Will Ace This Accent Test. Can You?

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Southern accent, southern slang, southern drawl. How do you say these southern words? Phrases from the South.

 Mar 27, 2017
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Being a foreigner can be intimidating – especially when there’s a different form of slang and accent when you get there! 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 how to pronounce it – not to mention, 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 "Do the words "pen" and "pin" sound the same to you?" or "What does the word "get" rhyme with?," this quiz is the ultimate opportunity to show off your Southern pronunciation 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 Southern words and exactly how to pronounce them!

Being from the South, you know that you have immense pride in your hometown, the Southern food you eat, where you came from, and let's be honest - how you talk! 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.