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 misguided
Having a dog
Being a dog person

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?
They love the holidays
The year is flying by
Your skirt is too short

5 of 15Pick your answer!

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

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 computer
The remote control
The telephone

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?
On a salad
On your body
Inside a turkey

12 of 15Pick your answer!

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

13 of 15Pick your answer!

Which of these would be "getting the short end of the stick"?
Paying a fair price for something
Getting 50% shoes you thought were full price
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 kiss
A dessert
A beverage

15 of 15Pick your answer!

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