Quiz: Only A Southerner Could Ace This Southern Terminology Test. Can You?

Stop piddlin' around and take this quiz!

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 May 09, 2018
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Question: 1/40Pick Your Answer!


What does "I have a mind to do something" mean?
I regret doing something
I'm considering doing something
I don't want to do something

Question: 2/40Pick Your Answer!


"Well, aren't you ________."
Precious
Funny
Pretty

Question: 3/40Pick Your Answer!


What does "being ugly" mean in the South?
Having an unfortunate appearance
Misbehaving
Breaking the law

Question: 4/40Pick Your Answer!


What is a "buggy"?
Carriage pulled by a horse
Golf cart
Shopping cart

Question: 5/40Pick Your Answer!


"She's having a ________ fit."
Temper
Hissy
Anger

Question: 6/40Pick Your Answer!


If you're "fixin' to" do something, what are you doing?
Asking for permission to do it
Hesitating to do it
Preparing to do it

Question: 7/40Pick Your Answer!


"Dickens" means devil. True or False?
True
False

Question: 8/40Pick Your Answer!


"Bless your ________."
Heart
Soul
Self

Question: 9/40Pick Your Answer!


If someone is "too big for their britches", then they are:
Slacking off
Taking themselves too seriously
Acting like a coward

Question: 10/40Pick Your Answer!


What does "piddle" mean?
To lie
To waste time
To lose something

Question: 11/40Pick Your Answer!


"He was madder than a wet ________."
Dog
Hen
Cat

Question: 12/40Pick Your Answer!


Which of these would you hear if you were wearing a skirt that was too short?
Knee-high to a grasshopper
You're too big for your britches
I can see Christmas

Question: 13/40Pick Your Answer!


What does "yonder" mean?
On top
Over there
Underneath

Question: 14/40Pick Your Answer!


"I'm going to ________ your hide!"
Slap
Tan
Hit

Question: 15/40Pick Your Answer!


"Citified" is another way of saying what?
You're moving to the city
You like city food
There's nothing country about you

Question: 16/40Pick Your Answer!


What is an access road?
Road without traffic lights
Service road
One-way road

Question: 17/40Pick Your Answer!


"She's as happy as a pig in ________."
Grass
The barn
Mud

Question: 18/40Pick Your Answer!


"Coke" refers to any soft drink in the South. True or False?
False
True

Question: 19/40Pick Your Answer!


What is an Arkansas Toothpick?
Large knife
Spoon
Fork

Question: 20/40Pick Your Answer!


"I'm as ________ as a tick."
Full
Happy
Fat

Question: 21/40Pick Your Answer!


"Commode" is another word for what?
Toilet
Kitchen
Bedroom

Question: 22/40Pick Your Answer!


What does a "bread basket" refer to?
Your stomach
The pantry
The house

Question: 23/40Pick Your Answer!


"That stinks to ________ heaven!"
Glorious
Great
High

Question: 24/40Pick Your Answer!


Saying someone is as "fit as a fiddle" is another way of saying:
They're intelligent
They're in good shape
They're a good judge of character

Question: 25/40Pick Your Answer!


What are "goobers"?
Green beans
Tomatoes
Peanuts

Question: 26/40Pick Your Answer!


"He is moving as ________ as molasses."
Slow
Quiet
Tall

Question: 27/40Pick Your Answer!


What is "grabbing a root" mean?
Getting a date
Going to bed early
Having dinner

Question: 28/40Pick Your Answer!


"Hold your ________!"
Hairs
Horses
Manners

Question: 29/40Pick Your Answer!


How would you describe someone who has "horse sense"?
Ambitious
Trustworthy
Smart

Question: 30/40Pick Your Answer!


What is another word for "purdy"?
Pretty
Late/tardy
Polite

Question: 31/40Pick Your Answer!


"He is fit to be ________."
Restrained
Jailed
Tied

Question: 32/40Pick Your Answer!


What does it mean if everything is "hunkey dorey"?
Turning out in an unexpected way
Falling apart
Great

Question: 33/40Pick Your Answer!


What is a "rag-baby"?
Tea towel
Doll
Teddy bear

Question: 34/40Pick Your Answer!


"Don't get your feathers all ________."
Knotted
Ruffled
Twisted

Question: 35/40Pick Your Answer!


What is a "june bug"?
An annoying person
A kind of burger
A large bug

Question: 36/40Pick Your Answer!


What does it mean to "skedaddle"?
To hide
To get up late
To run/scatter

Question: 37/40Pick Your Answer!


"I don't have a ________ in that fight."
Horse
Rooster
Dog

Question: 38/40Pick Your Answer!


To "rile" someone up is to:
Make them angry
Help them calm down
Prepare them for bad news

Question: 39/40Pick Your Answer!


What are "britches"?
Pants or underpants
Badges
Socks

Question: 40/40Pick Your Answer!


If someone is "peachy keen" then they are:
Outstanding
Sick
Lonely
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