Southern Slang [Quiz]

Do you think you can speak southern? Well, bless your heart!

  • Question of

    True or false: “Bless your heart!” is generally used as an insult.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    What is a “hissy fit”?

    • A bout of bad weather
    • Strong feelings for someone
    • A temper tantrum
    • Waking up from a bad dream
  • Question of

    Which phrase roughly translates to “as long as nothing bad happens”?

    • “Lord willing and the creek don’t rise”
    • “Reckon so”
    • “You bet your bottom dollar”
    • “If I can”
  • Question of

    What does the phrase “fit to be tied” describe?

    • A well-fitting pair of shoes
    • A very angry/upset person
    • A violent dog
    • Unruly hair
  • Question of

    What is the meaning of “that dog won’t hunt”?

    • Literally, the dog will not hunt
    • There is something wrong with the dog
    • It’s a bad idea
    • There’s no hope
  • Question of

    What does “knee-high to a grasshopper” mean?

    • Young
    • Short
    • Unimportant
    • Unintelligent
  • Question of

    What are you implying if you call someone “too big for his britches”?

    • The man is fat
    • The man thinks too highly of himself
    • The man is tall
    • The man is wearing old clothing
  • Question of

    If someone expresses the urge to “tan your hide,” what is about to happen?

    • You’re about to go sunbathing
    • You’re going to work on some leather
    • You’re going to groom livestock
    • You’re going to get a whooping
  • Question of

    If someone is being “ugly”, how are they acting?

    • Rude
    • They are literally unattractive
    • Sneaky
    • Violent
  • Question of

    If someone is “three sheets to the wind”, they are…

    • Lost
    • Drunk
    • Confused
    • Mistaken

Written by Katelyn Robertson