How Well Do You Know Texas Sayings?

Texas can often seem like a world all it's own. With a unique language and amazing culture, there's nothing about Texas that isn't unique! Do you think you know these Texas sayings well? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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What does the Texas saying "You can take that to the bank" mean?
I'm being honest
I'm lying through my teeth
I don't know what I'm talking about
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What does the Texas saying "He’s double-backboned" mean?
He's a bit of a wimp
He's very flexible
He's brave
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What does the phrase "He’d shoot craps with the devil himself" mean?
He's got a lot of courage
He's a bit o a sinner
You shouldn't associate with him
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What does the Texas saying "She could start a fight in an empty house" mean?
She's a drama queen
She's kind of argumentative
She's two faced
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What does the texas phrase "He’s got his tail up" mean?
He's a liar
He's terrified
He's ready to rumble
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What does the phrase "If he was melted down, he couldn’t be poured into a fight" mean?
He's direct
He's timid
He's a mama's boy
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What does the Texas phrase "a popcorn fart" refer to?
Dryness
Humidity
Fun
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What does the phrase "land office business" refer to?
Being indecisive
Being very busy
Being a bit shy
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What does the phrase just "fell off the turnip truck" refer to?
Someone who is sophisticated
Someone new in town
Someone who is unsophisticated
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What does the phrase "snap in the garters" refer to?
Inexperience
Professionalism
Looseness
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What does the phrase "shoot out the lights" refer to?
Breaking up
Celebrating
Hiding
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What does the phrase "with bells on mean?"
To be a bit quirky
To crave attention
To accept an invitation
Result
Uh-oh, it seems as if we have a big of a Texas novice on our hands. While you might possess the unbridled Texas spirit that makes the state great, you're not quite well verse don the lingo just yet!

C+, Texas Novice

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We've got a Texas pro in our midst! Have you spent time in this great state? Because you know Texas lingo the way only a true Texan could. Sure, you didn't get a 100% on this quiz, but we still think you're 100% Texas approved.

B+, Texas Pro

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You possess the true spirit of a Texan! In fact, you've got so much Texan pumping through your veins, that you've picked up on their lingo and slang the way only a true citizen of this great state truly could. We commend you for a job well done!

A+, Spirit Of A Texan

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1
What does the Texas saying "You can take that to the bank" mean?
I'm being honest
I'm lying through my teeth
I don't know what I'm talking about
2
What does the Texas saying "He’s double-backboned" mean?
He's a bit of a wimp
He's very flexible
He's brave
3
What does the phrase "He’d shoot craps with the devil himself" mean?
He's got a lot of courage
He's a bit o a sinner
You shouldn't associate with him
4
What does the Texas saying "She could start a fight in an empty house" mean?
She's a drama queen
She's kind of argumentative
She's two faced
5
What does the texas phrase "He’s got his tail up" mean?
He's a liar
He's terrified
He's ready to rumble
6
What does the phrase "If he was melted down, he couldn’t be poured into a fight" mean?
He's direct
He's timid
He's a mama's boy
7
What does the Texas phrase "a popcorn fart" refer to?
Dryness
Humidity
Fun
8
What does the phrase "land office business" refer to?
Being indecisive
Being very busy
Being a bit shy
9
What does the phrase just "fell off the turnip truck" refer to?
Someone who is sophisticated
Someone new in town
Someone who is unsophisticated
10
What does the phrase "snap in the garters" refer to?
Inexperience
Professionalism
Looseness
11
What does the phrase "shoot out the lights" refer to?
Breaking up
Celebrating
Hiding
12
What does the phrase "with bells on mean?"
To be a bit quirky
To crave attention
To accept an invitation