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Can You Decipher Dallas Slang?

The city of Dallas is known for it's robust language and larger than life personalities! Think you can decipher the slang of this city with ease? Answer these 12 Texas sized quiz questions and put your knowledge to the test!
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If you're going to the "country" in Dallas, where are you going?
Anywhere outside of Dallas.
Down to the southern part of Texas.
Up to the northern part of Texas.

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Who is "T Jones?"
A mother or grandmother.
A famous cowboy.
A famous musician.

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If someone wants you to "hold your horses," then they want you to....
Wait and slow down.
Get yourself together.
Stop talking over them.

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If you hear someone talking about "Big D" what are they referring to?
A famous BBQ joint.
The Dallas Cowboys.
The City of Dallas.

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When someone is referring to their "folks or kinfolk," who are they referring to?
Their cousins
Their family
Their church group

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Who or what is "Sam Hill?"
The local tax collector.
A traffic jam.
A substitute for the word, hell.

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If someone in Dallas is a "blowhard," then they are....
Boastful
Vengeful
Stupid

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If someone in Dallas has a "hitch in their get along" then they...
Haven't thought things through.
Walk with a limp.
Don't have much money.

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If someone is "fit to be tied" then they are...
Laughing
Angry
Confused

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When you ask for "tea" in Dallas, what are you going to get?
Green tea
Iced tea
Black tea

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If someone says "come see us," what are they saying?
Visit anytime.
Don't stop by.
See you later.

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If you ask for a "Coke," what will you get?
Tea.
Some type of carbonated beverage.
It depends.

C+, Dallas Slang Dud

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Based on the results of this quiz, you couldn't hold up your end of a conversation in Dallas, TX just yet. You know a bit of slang from this great Texas city, but you've still got a lot to learn. Maybe a trip to Dallas is in order, you know, for research!

B+, Dallas Slang Ace

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're a total Dallas slang ace! It's obvious that you know the slang of Dallas like only a true Texan can. You've spent enough time in this epic metropolis to know how to insult someone, compliment them, or simply order them a drink!

A+, Dallas Slang Delight

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're a total Dallas slang delight! It's obvious that you know the slang of Dallas like few people can. From the right way to order a glass of tea to the way to refer to your beloved city. Dallas has captured your heart and isn't letting go!
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1
If you're going to the "country" in Dallas, where are you going?
Anywhere outside of Dallas.
Down to the southern part of Texas.
Up to the northern part of Texas.
2
Who is "T Jones?"
A mother or grandmother.
A famous cowboy.
A famous musician.
3
If someone wants you to "hold your horses," then they want you to....
Wait and slow down.
Get yourself together.
Stop talking over them.
4
If you hear someone talking about "Big D" what are they referring to?
A famous BBQ joint.
The Dallas Cowboys.
The City of Dallas.
5
When someone is referring to their "folks or kinfolk," who are they referring to?
Their cousins
Their family
Their church group
6
Who or what is "Sam Hill?"
The local tax collector.
A traffic jam.
A substitute for the word, hell.
7
If someone in Dallas is a "blowhard," then they are....
Boastful
Vengeful
Stupid
8
If someone in Dallas has a "hitch in their get along" then they...
Haven't thought things through.
Walk with a limp.
Don't have much money.
9
If someone is "fit to be tied" then they are...
Laughing
Angry
Confused
10
When you ask for "tea" in Dallas, what are you going to get?
Green tea
Iced tea
Black tea
11
If someone says "come see us," what are they saying?
Visit anytime.
Don't stop by.
See you later.
12
If you ask for a "Coke," what will you get?
Tea.
Some type of carbonated beverage.
It depends.

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