Quiz: How Well Do You Actually Know Frontier Slang?

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Can you "ride 'em, cowboy"?

Do you know your Western lingo? Can you speak like a cowboy? Take this quiz/ test to see if you know the wild, wild west!

 Aug 24, 2016
1 of 10Pick your answer!
If you say you just might "beef" someone, what do you mean?
You might ditch them
You might ask them to marry you
You might kill them
2 of 10Pick your answer!
If someone says that they've "been through the mill", they mean that _____.
they've already eaten a lot today
they are married
they've seen a lot or been through it all
3 of 10Pick your answer!
If your mom tells you to stop "bellyachin'", she wants you to stop _______.
4 of 10Pick your answer!
If your dad tells you to "buck up", what is he asking?
For you to cook dinner
For you to get on your horse
For you to stop being mopey
5 of 10Pick your answer!
If someone says, "those two are in cahoots together", they mean ______.
that the two are great companions
that they live in the same house
that they hate each other
6 of 10Pick your answer!
If you say that he's "cold as a wagon tire", you mean _____.
that he is mean
that he is late
that he is dead
7 of 10Pick your answer!
If your granddaddy tells you to "cool your heels", what does he mean?
That you should relax and stay awhile
He wants you to take a shower
He wants you to be quiet
8 of 10Pick your answer!
If you say someone "couldn't hold a candle to her" what do you mean?
That they can't run as fast as her
That they couldn't compare to her
That they work together
9 of 10Pick your answer!
What is "cow grease"?
A baby cow
A saddle
10 of 10Pick your answer!
If you say that something "hurt like the dickens", what do you mean?
It was a bad joke
It was boring
It was very painful
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