Quiz: Only 1 in 50 People Can Pass This Southern Slang Test. Can You?

Southern words, phrases, and sayings. Are you up for this southern slang challenge?

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 Jun 09, 2018
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Question: 1/15Pick your answer!


If you're out on the porch in the summertime, you'll probably be drinking...
lemonade
sweet tea
coca-cola

Question: 2/15Pick your answer!


Another popular way to say "purse" is...
bag
satchel
pocketbook

Question: 3/15Pick your answer!


How would you address a group of people?
You guys
Y'all
You all

Question: 4/15Pick your answer!


"Hold your horses" means:
Be patient
Try harder
Get back out there!

Question: 5/15Pick your answer!


How do you pronounce "aunt"?
Like the word 'ant'
Rhymes with the word 'want'

Question: 6/15Pick your answer!


How do you pronounce "caramel"?
Two syllables ("car-mul")
Three syllables ("car-a-mel")
I use them both

Question: 7/15Pick your answer!


"Tan my hide" means:
Getting a sun tan
Trick you
Getting a spanking

Question: 8/15Pick your answer!


"She's as smart as all get out" means:
She is smart only during the school year
She's extremely smart
She's not very intelligent

Question: 9/15Pick your answer!


If you are living in "high cotton" that means you are ___________
living in fear
particularly successful or wealthy
living on a small farm

Question: 10/15Pick your answer!


If something is "catawampus" it must be ______________
full of water
far away
not straight, or skewed

Question: 11/15Pick your answer!


"Bless Your Heart" is usually followed by a(n) ___________
speculation
insult
metaphor

Question: 12/15Pick your answer!


"I don't give a hoot or a holler!" means _____________
You are being very quiet
You couldn't care less
You don't want to say anything

Question: 13/15Pick your answer!


When someone is "piddling" they are:
Going really fast
Instigating a fight
Taking a long time

Question: 14/15Pick your answer!


How do you pronounce pecan?
pee-KAHN
PEE-can
pick-AHN

Question: 15/15Pick you answer!


What is an "Arkansas toothpick"?
A Very skinny woman
A Large Knife
A toothpick made form pecan wood
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

Being a foreigner can be intimidating – especially when there's a different form of slang and accent when you get there! In the case of The South, there are so many slang phrases and so much lingo that is unique to Southerners. This quiz is the ultimate opportunity for Southerners and other Americans alike to challenge their knowledge of Southern slang and how to pronounce it – not to mention, enjoy a fun quiz while doing it!

Whether you're from Alabama, South Carolina, or Texas, as a Southerner you know that you've got your own way of talking. People from Georgia, Oklahoma, and Arkansas do all have their own special words they use – but no matter where you are in the South, you know that if you say your baby girl is in a "lick" of trouble, the whole town knows that your daughter has it coming. Northerners might wonder what exactly does "Bless your heart" mean, but whether you're in Kentucky, Tennessee, or Louisiana, a true Southerner knows exactly the intention that phrase has.

There are thousands of funny Southern phrases that are part of your daily language, from "y'all" to "fixin' to". If you are from The South, you are proud of your knowledge of Southern slang, and with this quiz, you can show how much you truly do know about the language Southerners use. So, whether you are a real Southerner, or you're just looking to see how well you know Southern slang, after taking this test, you'll know exactly when to properly use the most popular Southern phrases. Or, you'll learn that you maybe have a little bit more studying to do before you can be considered a real Southerner!

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Click the start button to challenge your Southern slang skills, and take this test to see if you can talk like a real Southerner. We're sure that by the end of it, you'll be boasting to your friends that you're the Ultimate Southerner through and through. Being a Southerner is something that you should be proud of, so take this test, and don't forget to share the results with your friends to see if they know Southern slang too.