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1 Old Fogeyisms
If you know these terms then you know fogeys. If, like the author of this quiz, you use these terms, then perhaps...you too are a...
Easy
10 Q
uglybird
Jun 11 04
15069 plays
2 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 Q
beergirllaura
Aug 30 09
1815 plays
3 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 Q
mbovary
Jun 18 08
1557 plays
4 More Fogeyisms
Holy cow! My last fogey quiz was duck soup! Here's another opportunity to prove your "fogacity".
Easy
10 Q
uglybird
Jul 08 04
5439 plays
5 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 Q
salami_swami
Jan 18 12
1314 plays
6 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 Q
marshame
Jan 14 09
4032 plays
7 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!
Very Easy
10 Q
Pick61
Sep 13 12
912 plays
8 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 Q
Pick61
Aug 27 12
1068 plays
9 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 Q
Melycoton
Feb 04 08
2229 plays
10 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 Q
joemc37
Apr 03 07
891 plays
11 American Slang and Colloquialisms II
Just some more predominately American usage of slang and colloquial phrases.
Easy
10 Q
Pick61
Nov 10 12
852 plays
12 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 Q
bullymom
May 21 03
2835 plays
13 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 Q
Bruyere
Mar 23 01
5694 plays
14 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 Q
shvdotr
Dec 17 09
582 plays
15 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 Q
beergirllaura
Sep 12 09
1014 plays
16 Vintage American Slang III
This is the third and last of my slang quizzes. Have a good time and enjoy!
Easy
10 Q
Pick61
Sep 28 12
810 plays
17 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 Q
Pick61
Nov 23 12
693 plays
18 Slangin' Hash
Here are ten stories using slang. Figure out what the slang term really means.
Easy
10 Q
pennie1478
May 30 10
1011 plays
19 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 Q
zeb43
Dec 06 08
762 plays
20 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 Q
Pick61
Oct 11 12
1143 plays
21 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 Q
Bruyere
Jun 23 01
2556 plays
22 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 Q
brooklynmike
Mar 16 05
5421 plays
23 Yet More American Slang and Idioms
Please stop me before I create more of these quizzes.....
Easy
10 Q
Pick61
Feb 25 13
1104 plays
24 More American Slang And Colloquialisms
More American slang and sayings to pass along. Hope you enjoy them.
Easy
10 Q
Pick61
Feb 16 13
834 plays
25 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 Q
Bruyere
Apr 14 01
3999 plays
26 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 Q
joaniem
Sep 12 07
2667 plays
27 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 Q
Bruyere
Jun 09 01
3621 plays
28 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 Q
Melycoton
Jan 24 08
1233 plays
29 American Slang - How 'American' Are You?
Many of us learn English in high school, which gets replaced by the American English we hear on television and in songs. But just how good are you at the real American slang? Warning though, some of it might be a bit outdated!
Average
10 Q
Jaye
Oct 12 02
6933 plays
30 Gag Me With a Spoon!
In response to an Author's Challenge, this quiz is based on Frank Zappa's 1982 hit song "Valley Girl", which brilliantly satirizes the speech and culture of teenagers from the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles. "Like, oh my God!"
Average
10 Q
iCaramba
Dec 23 10
909 plays
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* What '80s slang term is a valley girl response to something you dislike?
* What '80s term means 'gotcha'?
* What '80s term means 'really, really, really gross'?
* Which '80s term does not mean 'very good, excellent'?
* What '80s (and earlier) terminology means 'ready to do something' in US slang?


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