Quiz: Only A Southerner Could Ace This Southern Terminology Test. Can You?

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 May 09, 2018
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What does "I have a mind to do something" mean?
I'm considering doing something
I don't want to do something
I regret doing something
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"Well, aren't you ________."
Funny
Precious
Pretty
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What does "being ugly" mean in the South?
Breaking the law
Having an unfortunate appearance
Misbehaving
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What is a "buggy"?
Golf cart
Carriage pulled by a horse
Shopping cart
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"She's having a ________ fit."
Hissy
Temper
Anger
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If you're "fixin' to" do something, what are you doing?
Hesitating to do it
Asking for permission to do it
Preparing to do it
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"Dickens" means devil. True or False?
True
False
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"Bless your ________."
Heart
Soul
Self
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If someone is "too big for their britches", then they are:
Taking themselves too seriously
Slacking off
Acting like a coward
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What does "piddle" mean?
To waste time
To lose something
To lie
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"He was madder than a wet ________."
Cat
Dog
Hen
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Which of these would you hear if you were wearing a skirt that was too short?
I can see Christmas
Knee-high to a grasshopper
You're too big for your britches
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What does "yonder" mean?
Over there
Underneath
On top
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"I'm going to ________ your hide!"
Hit
Tan
Slap
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"Citified" is another way of saying what?
There's nothing country about you
You like city food
You're moving to the city
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What is an access road?
Road without traffic lights
One-way road
Service road
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"She's as happy as a pig in ________."
Mud
The barn
Grass
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"Coke" refers to any soft drink in the South. True or False?
False
True
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What is an Arkansas Toothpick?
Fork
Spoon
Large knife
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"I'm as ________ as a tick."
Fat
Full
Happy
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"Commode" is another word for what?
Toilet
Kitchen
Bedroom
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What does a "bread basket" refer to?
Your stomach
The pantry
The house
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"That stinks to ________ heaven!"
Great
High
Glorious
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Saying someone is as "fit as a fiddle" is another way of saying:
They're in good shape
They're intelligent
They're a good judge of character
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What are "goobers"?
Tomatoes
Green beans
Peanuts
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"He is moving as ________ as molasses."
Slow
Tall
Quiet
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What is "grabbing a root" mean?
Going to bed early
Having dinner
Getting a date
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"Hold your ________!"
Hairs
Horses
Manners
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How would you describe someone who has "horse sense"?
Trustworthy
Smart
Ambitious
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What is another word for "purdy"?
Polite
Late/tardy
Pretty
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"He is fit to be ________."
Jailed
Tied
Restrained
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What does it mean if everything is "hunkey dorey"?
Falling apart
Great
Turning out in an unexpected way
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What is a "rag-baby"?
Tea towel
Teddy bear
Doll
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"Don't get your feathers all ________."
Twisted
Ruffled
Knotted
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What is a "june bug"?
A kind of burger
A large bug
An annoying person
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What does it mean to "skedaddle"?
To hide
To get up late
To run/scatter
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"I don't have a ________ in that fight."
Dog
Horse
Rooster
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To "rile" someone up is to:
Help them calm down
Make them angry
Prepare them for bad news
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What are "britches"?
Pants or underpants
Socks
Badges
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If someone is "peachy keen" then they are:
Sick
Lonely
Outstanding
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