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

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 Oct 31, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

If someone says, “Aren’t you precious?”, how do you feel?
Grateful
Happy
Annoyed

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 physically unattractive
Misbehaving
Being sad

4 of 15Pick your answer!

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

5 of 15Pick your answer!

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

6 of 15Pick your answer!

What are “britches”?
Shoes
Gloves
Pants or underpants

7 of 15Pick your answer!

If something is “cattywampus”, what is it?
Crooked
On time
Disorganized

8 of 15Pick your answer!

What is the “clicker”?
The telephone
The remote control
The computer

9 of 15Pick your answer!

How would you describe something that’s been “citified”?
Approved
Qualified
Urbanized

10 of 15Pick your answer!

How do you refer to all soft drinks?
Coke
Soda
Pop

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?
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”?
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 dessert
A kiss
A beverage

15 of 15Pick your answer!

What is a “hissy”?
A party
A tantrum
A smart person
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