Quiz: Think You Know Southern Slang? Only A True Southerner Will Get 10/15


Don't proceed if you're a Yankee...

Prove you're a bonafide Southerner by acing this slang quiz and translating Southern words and sayings.

 Oct 31, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

If someone says, "Aren't you precious?", how do you feel?

2 of 15Pick your answer!

What does "barking up the wrong tree" mean?
Being a dog person
Being misguided
Having a dog

3 of 15Pick your answer!

In the South, what does being "ugly" refer to?
Being sad
Being physically unattractive

4 of 15Pick your answer!

If someone says that they are able "to see Christmas", what are they really saying?
The year is flying by
They love the holidays
Your skirt is too short

5 of 15Pick your answer!

Which of these is really an insult?
You look nice today
Bless your heart
I love your work

6 of 15Pick your answer!

What are "britches"?
Pants or underpants

7 of 15Pick your answer!

If something is "cattywampus", what is it?
On time

8 of 15Pick your answer!

What is the "clicker"?
The remote control
The telephone
The computer

9 of 15Pick your answer!

How would you describe something that's been "citified"?

10 of 15Pick your answer!

How do you refer to all soft drinks?

11 of 15Pick your answer!

Where does "dressing" go?
Inside a turkey
On a salad
On your body

12 of 15Pick your answer!

What does "flying off the handle" mean?
Getting the wrong idea
Having lots of fun
Totally losing it

13 of 15Pick your answer!

Which of these would be "getting the short end of the stick"?
Getting 50% shoes you thought were full price
Paying a fair price for something
Buying something right before it goes on sale

14 of 15Pick your answer!

When someone asks for "some sugar", what are they asking for?
A beverage
A dessert
A kiss

15 of 15Pick your answer!

What is a "hissy"?
A tantrum
A smart person
A party
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