Quiz: Are You Southern Enough To Get 10/15 On This Southern Phrases Test?


Let's see how ya'll do on this one!

Take this quiz to find out if you have a little hillbilly in you by translating the famous Southern phrases to standard English.

 Oct 02, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
If you "have a mind to" do something, what are you doing?
Considering doing something
Worried about doing something
Regretting doing something
2 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of these words do Southerners use instead of "territory"?
Stomping grounds
3 of 15Pick your answer!
If something is broken, how would a Southerner describe it?
Tore slap up
Broked up
4 of 15Pick your answer!
Instead of "oh wow!" what would a Southerner say?
Good lord!
No way!
5 of 15Pick your answer!
What does it mean to "get the short end of the stick"?
To be treated unfairly
To be running late
To run out of money
6 of 15Pick your answer!
What would you use a "clicker" for?
The TV
The washing machine
The oven
7 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of these expressions describes being anxious?
He's barking up the wrong tree
He's like a cat on a hot-tin roof
He's too big for his britches
8 of 15Pick your answer!
Translate: "I'm about to wash the dog."
I'm fixin' to wash the dog
I'm going to wash the dog
I have a mind to wash the dog
9 of 15Pick your answer!
What is the commode?
10 of 15Pick your answer!
Pick the Southern equivalent of "suppose".
11 of 15Pick your answer!
What do Southerners put their groceries in?
A shopping cart
A trolley
A buggy
12 of 15Pick your answer!
What is "pocketbook" another word for?
13 of 15Pick your answer!
When is the meal known as "supper" eaten?
14 of 15Pick your answer!
If you "have your feathers ruffled", what are you likely to be doing?
15 of 15Pick your answer!
What does it mean to "fly off the handle"?
To be hungry
To work really hard
To go crazy
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