Tennessee *Slang* - It's A Thing. Do You Know ALL This TN Lingo?

Think you're a Tennessee native? Then prove it!

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 Apr 23, 2019
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!


The only acceptable way to refer to a group of people in Tennessee is:
You guys
Y'all
Yous

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!


Don't y'all worry now. In Tennessee, your tea will always be:
Strong as coffee!
Sweet as syrup!
Fruity as a peach!

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!


Your mama didn't raise you in a barn! You always say:
Sir and Ma'am
Auntie and Uncle
Mister and Missus

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!


Time to settle this one and for all. Which side of the pop vs. soda debate does Tennessee fall on?
Pop
Soda
Neither. It's coke!

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!


Which of these is a nickname for Tennessee?
T - Town
Home of country music
The belt buckle of the Bible belt

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!


When Tennessee folks want whiskey, they grab a bottle of:
Jack Daniels
Crown Royal
Jameson

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!


If you're gonna gossip about somebody, don't let your mama hear you or she might say:
Quit being ugly!
You're meaner than a rodeo bull!
You're more jealous than an angry dog!

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!


A Tennessee dinner with three sides is called a:
Sides and Some
Meat and Three
Barbecue and Three

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!


What does it mean if someone tells you "you're barking up the wrong tree"?
You're wrong!
You're spending too much energy!
You're being too loud!

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!


How do folks in Nashville like their chicken?
Hot!
Grilled
Chilled

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!


You might refer to your hometown as your ____ grounds.
Runnin'
Fightin'
Stompin'

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!


What's a tobaggan? (It might not be what you think!)
In Tennessee, they're yummy snacks!
In Tennessee, they're inner tubes!
In Tennessee, they're beanies/hats!

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!


When you're at the grocery store, you put all your items into:
A cart
A carriage
A buggy

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!


How do folks in Tennessee like to tailgate?
On a boat on the Tennessee River. Duh!
At your church parking lot, obviously
Clearly, in front of every sports bar

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!


Let's dance! Nashville is also known as ____ City.
Soul Food
Music
Rock 'n' Roll

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!


You'll be hard pressed to find someone from Tennessee who doesn't know the words to Rocky Top by heart.
True!
False!

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!


Thousands of people flock to _____ every year at Great Stage Park for four days of great live music and partying every June.
Coachella
Bonnaroo
Lollapalooza

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!


All those Yankees can say what they like, because you know that the _____ State is the best out of all of them!
Bluegrass
Tar Heel
Volunteer
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