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Old West Lingo Trivia - T

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Trivia powered by Prof. Walter1) Take a run is a cowboy's expression meaning to run to a horse and mount the horse.

  • True or False?

2) What does the logger call the train that tiles logs to the sawmill?

  • Takeway
  • Takedown
  • Take the pine

3) What is NOT to run away or to be on the dodge?

  • Take to the tall timbers
  • Take to the tules
  • Take you to church

4) Talking iron is a cowboy's name for his branding iron.

True or False?

5) To boast of one's work or accomplishments?

  • Talking talents
  • Talk like a Texan
  • Tall tales

6) Talk turkey is a westerner's expression meaning to talk seriously and to mean business.

  • True or False?

7) What is a cowboy's description of someone in a bad humor or of someone easy to anger.

  • Taos lightning
  • Teakettle person
  • Techy as a teased snake

8) Texas cakewalk is a cowboy's name for a hanging.

  • True or False?

9) What is a cowboy's expression meaning to try to cover up or to deceive.

  • Throw dust
  • Throw corn
  • Throw hay

10) Throw the lines away is a cowboy's expression meaning to drive a team safely.

  • True or False?

Old West Lingo Trivia - T Answers

  1. True
  2. Takeway
  3. Take you to church
  4. False. Talking iron is a cowboy's name for his six gun.
  5. Talk like a Texan
  6. Talk turkey
  7. Techy as a teased snake
  8. True
  9. Throw dust
  10. False. Throw the lines away is a cowboy's expression meaning to drive a team recklessly.

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