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 girl that is sloppy
A drink with lemon and tequila
A creamy, silky seafood bisque

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 _____.
small children
brown shoes
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?
Tinsel Town
The Holy City

7 of 10Pick your answer!

When might you use the phrase "Holler and Swaller"?
As another way to say "I love you"
As a toast
As a fire warning

8 of 10Pick your answer

If you call a woman a "bombie" you are ________.
criticizing her work ethic
complimenting her appearance
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 swamp
Being full after eating too much
A frat guy
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