ONLY Locals Can Score 17/20 On This Appalachia Lingo Quiz. Can You?

Think you know your mountain lingo?

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 Jun 03, 2020
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Question: 1/20Choose Your Answer!


If someone says "that dog won't hunt" they mean:
Whatever they're talking about won't work/happen
Literally, their dog just won't hunt
Their car won't start

Question: 2/20Choose Your Answer!


Are you going to fix that? It's as crooked as a ________!
bent rain gutter
cat's tail
dog's hind leg

Question: 3/20Choose Your Answer!


You want to come dig up some wild onions with me?
Yeah, it's been too long since I've had some greens!
Yeah, it's been too long since I've had some scallions!
Yeah, it's been too long since I've had some ramps!

Question: 4/20Choose Your Answer!


Around these parts, it's not "faucet" it's:
Speckit
Spicket
Sprocket

Question: 5/20Choose Your Answer!


If you were dallying, your mama probably said:
Now get to getting!
Now run to running!
Now hurry on hurrying!

Question: 6/20Choose Your Answer!


Now, I'm definitely going to need a ____ to carry all these groceries.
bump
push
poke

Question: 7/20Choose Your Answer!


Out-of-towners will give you a confused look if you call a _____ a "mushmelon"
cantaloupe
watermelon
peach

Question: 8/20Choose Your Answer!


What's a "gully washer" ?
A really hard rain
A really strong wind
A really heavy snow

Question: 9/20Choose Your Answer!


He was ____ surprised when I walked in with that birthday cake.
straight
directly
plum

Question: 10/20Choose Your Answer!


Where do you grab a "buggy"?
In your kitchen
At the park
At the grocery store

Question: 11/20Choose Your Answer!


Don't ask why, but you typically add a "__" to the word wash.
R, like warsh!
L, like walsh!
A, like awash!

Question: 12/20Choose Your Answer!


Holler doesn't just mean to yell, it also means:
Potholes in the roads
The low spot between two mountains
Rust spots on cars

Question: 13/20Choose Your Answer!


What animal is a "pole cat"?
A raccoon
A skunk
A badger

Question: 14/20Choose Your Answer!


She's as mean as a(n) _________!
fanged tiger
striped snake
angry cat

Question: 15/20Choose Your Answer!


What's "buzzard bait"?
A worthless individual
Gossip
Roadkill

Question: 16/20Choose Your Answer!


Say it like a local! How do you pronounce Appalachia?
App-uh-lay-sha
App-uh-latch-a
Upp-uh-lay-sha

Question: 17/20Choose Your Answer!


"It's ______ how much a pair of boots like that would cost!"
Unknowing
Untelling
Untalking

Question: 18/20Choose Your Answer!


What does "making a guam" mean?
Making a mess
Making a sandwich
Making a drive

Question: 19/20Choose Your Answer!


I tell you, I'm ______ from this long day! I gotta get to bed.
plummed in
right out straight
tuckered out

Question: 20/20Choose Your Answer!


You're not an Appalachia local? Oh, _______!
bless your soul
bless your heart
bless yourself
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