Quiz: How many North Charleston Words Do You Actually Know?

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Do you know this South Carolina slang?

Language commonly used in Charleston, South Carolina. Do you know this SC lingo? Can you recognize these terms and phrases?

 Sep 06, 2016
1 of 10Pick your answer!
If you mention "She Crab Soup", what are you referring to?
A creamy, silky seafood bisque
A girl that is sloppy
A drink with lemon and tequila
2 of 10Pick your answer!
Both "Gullah" and "Geechee" are types of ________.
3 of 10Pick your answer!
"Bald peanuts" is just another way to say _____.
brown shoes
small children
boiled peanuts
4 of 10Pick your answer!
In South Carolina, to "shag" means to ______.
5 of 10Pick your answer!
"Chirren" is a slang way to say ______.
6 of 10Pick your answer!
What is one of the nicknames for Charleston?
The Holy City
Tinsel Town
7 of 10Pick your answer!
When might you use the phrase "Holler and Swaller"?
As a toast
As another way to say "I love you"
As a fire warning
8 of 10Pick your answer
If you call a woman a "bombie" you are ________.
complimenting her appearance
criticizing her work ethic
insulting her intelligence
9 of 10Pick your answer!
If you say you're "posted up", what do you mean?
That you are at work
That you ate too much
That you're standing or waiting around
10 of 10Pick your answer!
What does the word "mugup" refer to?
A frat guy
A swamp
Being full after eating too much
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