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Do You Know Ozarks Slang?

The Ozark region of Arkansas has a language that's all their own! Can you decipher Ozark slang as well as someone from this region of the US? Take these 12 quiz questions and find out!
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What is an "Arkansas toothpick?"
A stick
A large knife
A fork

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If someone is complaining about their "bread basket" in the Ozark's, what might be wrong?
They have a stomach ache.
They're low on cash.
Their house got robbed.

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If someone is a "chief cook" or "bottle washer" then they are....
The town idiot
Capable of doing many things
Arrogant and cocky

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If someone says "Air-up your tires before you hit the road" they...
Want you to put air in your tires.
Want you to spend the night.
Want you to get an early start.

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What does "A larking" mean?
To be sad and mope.
To play a joke on someone.
To sing a song.

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If someone is "fit as a fiddle" then they are...
Out of shape.
In good shape.
Weirdly shaped.

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If a person is "fit to be tied" then they are....
Hysterical.
Angry.
Suspicious.

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If a friend wants to go "frog gigging" then they want to...
Go swimming in the lake.
Hunt for frogs.
Work in the garden.

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If someone has "horse sense" then they...
Aren't very logical.
Are capable and smart.
Aren't very educated.

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If someone is "laying out" then they are...
Tanning
Staying out all night
Breaking the law

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If someone does something "lickety-split" then they're doing it...
Right away
When they find the time
In a few weeks

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If someone is "out of kilter" then they are...
Not quite right.
Sick and dying.
Progressive.

C+, Ozark Slang Average

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Whelp, you may not be able to hold your own in a conversation with some Ozark locals, but you could still follow along. You've got an average amount of knowledge on Ozark slang, but not quite enough to fool the residents just yet!

B+, Ozark Slang Epic

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You are totally Ozark slang epic! It's obvious that you've spent some time in the Ozark's or hanging out lakeside in Arkansas. You're well versed in Ozark slang and could totally hold your own with both locals and tourists alike!

A+, Ozark Slang Amazing

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You are totally Ozark slang amazing! You've spent some time in the Ozark's or may even be a resident of Arkansas. Not only do you know Ozark slang as well as any local, but it's obvious that you pride yourself on being a true Southerner to the core!
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1
What is an "Arkansas toothpick?"
A stick
A large knife
A fork
2
If someone is complaining about their "bread basket" in the Ozark's, what might be wrong?
They have a stomach ache.
They're low on cash.
Their house got robbed.
3
If someone is a "chief cook" or "bottle washer" then they are....
The town idiot
Capable of doing many things
Arrogant and cocky
4
If someone says "Air-up your tires before you hit the road" they...
Want you to put air in your tires.
Want you to spend the night.
Want you to get an early start.
5
What does "A larking" mean?
To be sad and mope.
To play a joke on someone.
To sing a song.
6
If someone is "fit as a fiddle" then they are...
Out of shape.
In good shape.
Weirdly shaped.
7
If a person is "fit to be tied" then they are....
Hysterical.
Angry.
Suspicious.
8
If a friend wants to go "frog gigging" then they want to...
Go swimming in the lake.
Hunt for frogs.
Work in the garden.
9
If someone has "horse sense" then they...
Aren't very logical.
Are capable and smart.
Aren't very educated.
10
If someone is "laying out" then they are...
Tanning
Staying out all night
Breaking the law
11
If someone does something "lickety-split" then they're doing it...
Right away
When they find the time
In a few weeks
12
If someone is "out of kilter" then they are...
Not quite right.
Sick and dying.
Progressive.

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