Quiz: Can You Answer 15 Southern Slang Questions Without Getting Stumped?

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Are you a true Southerner?

Prove you're really from the South by taking this slang quiz and translating Southern phrases into English.

 Jan 19, 2018
1 of 15Pick your answer!
If something "doesn't amount to a hill of beans", how would you describe it?
2 of 15Pick your answer!
How would a Southerner say that a storm is coming?
The rains are coming
It's blowin' up a storm
A storm is on its way
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Is something that's "over yonder" close or far away?
Far away
It can be either
4 of 15Pick your answer!
Finish this phrase: "She was madder than a wet......."
5 of 15Pick your answer!
What does "if I had my druthers" mean?
If I had things my way
If I could turn back time
If I was healthy
6 of 15Pick your answer!
Finish this phrase: "She's as pretty as a......"
7 of 15Pick your answer!
Translate: "We'll be there if the creek don't rise."
We'll be there unless something uncontrollable happens
We won't be there
We'll be there no matter what
8 of 15Pick your answer!
Finish this phrase: "I'm full as a......"
9 of 15Pick your answer!
How would a Southerner say, "I'm exhausted"?
I'm worn slap out
I'm beat
I'm broken down
10 of 15Pick your answer!
What does "hold your horses" really mean?
Slow down
Calm down
Sit down
11 of 15Pick your answer!
How would a Southerner say "shut up"?
Quieten your voice
Hush your mouth
Be shushed
12 of 15Pick your answer!
If someone is "too big for their britches", how would you describe them?
He is very smart
He thinks a lot of himself
He's shy
13 of 15Pick your answer!
What is "gumption"?
14 of 15Pick your answer!
If your "back teeth are floating", what room will you be visiting?
15 of 15Pick your answer!
What is a "hissy"?
A kind of party
A Southern drink
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