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How Well Do You Speak Southern Slang?

If you’re anything like us, you’ve got a hankerin’ for sweet tea and hush puppies. But understanding the language of Dixie can be like herding cats! How well do you know southern slang? If you know what it means for a “dog that won’t hunt,” what a buggy is, or what it means to “piddle,” you might have what it takes to survive in the land of grits and collard greens. But those who are really fluent in American south have been speaking it since they were knee-high to a grasshopper! Displaced Yankees will probably feel a bit cattywampus trying to understand this special and unique American dialect. If you’ve never been south of the Mason-Dixon line, bless your heart! So sit a spell and answer these 12 questions to see if you have what it takes to pass as a real southern belle or proper gentleman. Don’t worry, we won’t tan your hide if you don’t pass!