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Is it a "seesaw" or a "teeter-totter"? A "pop" or a "soda"? Every region of the United States has its own variety of slang. See if you can "ace" these quizzes!   

There are 37 quizzes and 375 trivia questions in this category.
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Old Fogeyisms

If you know these terms then you know fogeys. If, like the author of this quiz, you use these terms, then too are a...
Easy (10 qns)
Jun 11 04
16419 plays
Hiya Cat! 1940s Slang

1940 in the USA was dotty at times, and could blow your wig, so let's take a gander at some of that decade's slang.
Easy (10 qns)
Aug 30 09
2496 plays
This Quiz is Bad

Or should I say "good". It seems that young teenagers of the 21st century have come up with all sorts of bizarre slang terms. They say things that meant something completely different when I was growing up (and I'm only 19!).
Easy (10 qns)
Jan 18 12
1692 plays
More Fogeyisms

Holy cow! My last fogey quiz was duck soup! Here's another opportunity to prove your "fogacity".
Easy (10 qns)
Jul 08 04
6036 plays
New Orleans Lingo

Ahh, do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? See if you can translate the following snippets of New Orleans lingo into the King's English. Good Luck!
Average (10 qns)
Jun 18 08
1887 plays
Do You Know Pittsburghese?

People in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (US) have a unique dialect known as Pittsburghese. See if you can understand what these Pittsburghers are saying!
Average (10 qns)
May 21 03
3114 plays
Slang That Is Now Old Hat

This quiz is about slang words and expressions that were once popular but are now obsolete. See how many you know!
Average (10 qns)
Dec 17 14
1269 plays
Do you speak Texan?

It took me years to get fluent in Texan, the idioms of my adopted state. The following are archived by Rice University, Houston, Texas. I'll give you the expression, you decide the meaning.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 14 09
4443 plays
Vintage American Slang II

Since my first quiz, "Vintage American Slang" appeared, there has been a hue and cry for more. Well, a little hue and not much cry, really. But for what it's worth, here it is. Enjoy!
Easy (10 qns)
Sep 13 12
1428 plays
Words, Foods, and Customs From the Southern USA

The Southern USA is rich in cultural diversity. It is reflected in our speech, our language, even our food. Sample some!
Average (15 qns)
Feb 04 08
2352 plays
American Slang and Colloquialisms II

Just some more predominately American usage of slang and colloquial phrases.
Easy (10 qns)
Nov 10 12
1257 plays
What's your line? American Slang Terms for people

This is a quiz on American slang terms from the not so distant past for people and their jobs. Some you will know, others you might have heard on the late late show. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
Mar 23 01
6045 plays
Sportswriting 101

Ever want to be a sportswriter? Well, you'll need to have some specialized vocabulary to avoid too much repetition. Here are some expressions you'll undoubtedly need to get started.
Average (10 qns)
Dec 17 09
654 plays
Vintage American Slang III

This is the third and last of my slang quizzes. Have a good time and enjoy!
Easy (10 qns)
Sep 28 12
1029 plays
Vintage American Slang

English is a beautiful language. There are so many ways of expressing yourself. Slang has been around since the language developed. See if you can figure out where some of it came from.
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 27 12
1278 plays
American Diner Slang: Order Up!

Cooks and waitresses in American diners have developed slang for their cooking and ordering partnerships. Here are some you might hear yelled across the counter. Sadly, there's not much evidence of how these phrases originated.
Average (10 qns)
Nov 29 14
489 plays
Yet More American Slang and Idioms

Please stop me before I create more of these quizzes.....
Easy (10 qns)
Feb 25 13
1521 plays
American Slang and Colloquialisms

Once again I present a quiz which gives a hint of the meaning of some slang words and phrases and acquaints you with some of my slightly disfunctional but lovable family.
Easy (10 qns)
Oct 11 12
1638 plays
American Slang and Colloquialisms III

I know I keep promising not to write any more of these quizzes, but I can't stop! Have a good time!
Easy (10 qns)
Nov 23 12
855 plays
Harold and Millie Blast Into 1950s Slang

One cool couple, with interests in both popular and counterculture, Harold and Millie have jived and clicked their way into the '50s. Do you want to go ape with them?
Difficult (10 qns)
Sep 12 09
1158 plays
Slangin' Hash

Here are ten stories using slang. Figure out what the slang term really means.
Easy (10 qns)
May 30 10
1194 plays
The Last Great American Slang Picture Show

Here is another sampling of some very curious terms from the not-so-distant past in America. Good luck to all! Many of these you'll probably know, others you might have heard on the late-late-late show.
Tough (10 qns)
Jun 23 01
2670 plays
More American Slang Terms

Here are some more American slang terms from yesteryear, usually once you learn one, the vocabulary fairy will visit and you'll hear or read them in the week that follows! Try it! Lots of musicians' jargon, traveling, and hometown America stuff here.
Tough (10 qns)
Apr 14 01
4122 plays
Blast from the past, American slang terms

This is another quiz in a series of terms from American slang terms from the past. Some of them you'll find on the late late show and a few are still around, lying doggo. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
Jun 09 01
3750 plays
Do You Yooper?

The dialect of the Yooper is one of mystery and wonder. This quiz shall dive into the wonderful world of the Yooper.
Average (10 qns)
Apr 03 07
1092 plays
Only in Maine

Some useful terms to know while you're traveling in Maine trying to understand some of our strange local terms and word usages. Understanding the accent is also helpful.
Average (10 qns)
Dec 06 08
840 plays
How To Speak Southern: People

Here's a "How To Speak Southern" quiz about people. I used my "How To Speak Southern" dictionary by Steve Mitchell & my own Grandmaw Gertie who raised me (RIP) as sources. *Note: Some southern states have their own dialects. Have Fun! :)
Average (10 qns)
Sep 12 07
2745 plays
More American Slang And Colloquialisms

More American slang and sayings to pass along. Hope you enjoy them.
Easy (10 qns)
Feb 16 13
1029 plays
GRITS Expressions

The American South is famous for colorful language. Southern females are especially eloquent. Be forewarned: If you let one of these gems fall from your ruby lips in mixed (Northern) company, you will be regarded as (Ahem!) eccentric.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 24 08
1497 plays
Cool 90s Slang

Yo! Whassup? Chill out when taking this quiz. This quiz has some Hip-Hop (Rap) related slang. If you don't do good, don't start bugg'n. Take your time, it's all good. Peace out!
Easy (10 qns)
Mar 16 05
5694 plays
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