Quiz: Only A True Southerner Can Get 10/15 On This Tricky Slang Test

Are you fluent in Southern slang?

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 Dec 04, 2017
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Question: 1/12Pick the best answer!

What is a "hissy fit"?
Mating between animals.
A loss of one's temper.
A fight between two people.

Question: 2/12Pick the best answer!

What does "three sheets to the wind mean"?

Question: 3/12Pick the best answer!

What is another word for "dickens"?
A child.
The devil.
A man.

Question: 4/12Pick the best answer!

What does "catty corner" mean?
Side to side.

Question: 5/12Pick the best answer!

What does "tan your hide" mean?
Get ready or get dressed.
Prepare for discipline.
Prepare to have fun.

Question: 6/12Pick the best answer!

To "reckon" is to what?
To think.
To fight.
To love.

Question: 7/12Pick the best answer!

What does acting "ugly" mean?
Acting rudely.
Acting weirdly.
Acting unintelligently.

Question: 8/12Pick the best answer!

To "piddle" is to what?
To disagree.
To waste time.
To shout.

Question: 9/12Pick the best answer!

Being "too big for his or her britches" means what?
To be too full of oneself.
To be overweight.
To be mean.

Question: 10/12Pick the best answer!

The phrase "knee-high to a grasshopper" means what?
To refer to one's childhood.
A short person.
A person with a large ego.

Question: 11/12Pick the best answer!

What does the phrase "that dog won't hunt" mean?
That person is suspicious.
That is a bad idea.
That's not a bad idea.

Question: 12/12Pick the best answer!

What does "water off a duck's back" mean?
Without any effect.
Something out of the ordinary.
With excessive difficulty.
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