Massachusetts Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

You know the state, but do you know the lingo?

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Warner Bros.
 Dec 08, 2018
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Question: 1/20Choose your answer!


Win or lose, which of these MLB teams will always have your heart and support?
The Yankees! Woo!
The Red Sox! Woo!
The Cubs! Woo!

Question: 2/20Choose your answer!


You'll see very few Massachusetts natives cheering on which of these teams? They're the Red Sox' biggest rival after all!
The Tigers
The Yankees
The Dodgers

Question: 3/20Choose your answer!


We know how to make the best Clam Chowder around here and don't you dare put _____ in it! That's what New Yorkers do, not us!
Clams
Potatoes
Tomatoes

Question: 4/20Choose your answer!


Mass natives use this word to describe something or someone that is amazing or cool, but the word can never stand alone. It's:
Gnarly
Wicked
Spectacular

Question: 5/20Choose your answer!


Starbucks is great and all, but Mass natives feel some serious loyalty to which East Coast coffee chain too?
Caribou Coffee
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Question: 6/20Choose your answer!


The best way to enjoy lobster is in a lobster _______.
Roll, with some melted butter too!
Casserole, with some marinara sauce too!
Soup, with some wheat thins too!

Question: 7/20Choose your answer!


Which of these Massachusetts towns is known for it's witchy history?
Lowell
Boston
Salem

Question: 8/20Choose your answer!


If you order a "regular" coffee in Massachusetts, what will you get?
A coffee with cream and sugar
A black iced coffee
A black coffee

Question: 9/20Choose your answer!


Candlepin is a much harder form of which indoor sport?
Handball
Ping pong
Bowling

Question: 10/20Choose your answer!


Locals like to refer to Cape Cod as:
The Cape
The Coast Line
The Cod

Question: 11/20Choose your answer!


"I'm thirsty, did you bring any water?" "No, but there should be a _______ somewhere around here!"
Sprouter
Hose
Bubbler

Question: 12/20Choose your answer!


What do Mass locals mean when they talk about the Green Monster?
Oh, that's actually Left field wall at Fenway Park.
That's a euphemism for jealousy
The troll that haunts the subway

Question: 13/20Choose your answer!


On March 17th Mass locals commemorate when the British forces left Boston. Schools and offices even get the day off for _______ Day!
Revolutionary
Independence
Evacuation

Question: 14/20Choose your answer!


The Curse of the Bambino has finally been reversed. When was the curse believed to have started?
When the British invaded Boston
When Babe Ruth left the Red Sox
When Salem witches moved to Massachusetts

Question: 15/20Choose your answer!


If you want rainbow colored bits of candy on your ice cream you order sprinkles, but if you want chocolate bits then you ask for:
Jimmies
Chocolate shavings
Chocolate Chips

Question: 16/20Choose your answer!


It's a milkshake, sure, but Mass locals tend to refer to it as a:
Frappe (pronounced frap)
Softy (pronounced soft)
Smoothie (pronounced smooth)

Question: 17/20Choose your answer!


If someone in Massachusetts tells you to 'bang a left' what does that mean?
Make a hard left turn
A home run at Fenway Park
Calling out of work

Question: 18/20Choose your answer!


Hopefully you aren't one, but what not-so-complimentary word has been used to describe bad MA drivers?
Massholes
Massochists
Massters of bad driving

Question: 19/20Choose your answer!


Finish the sentence: “Lynn, Lynn, the City of ______.”
Grin
Sin
Spin

Question: 20/20Choose your answer!


No matter what anyone might say, you'll always be full of pride for the:
Gem State!
Show Me State!
Bay State!
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