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

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

If you were born and raised in Massachusetts then you just might ace this MA quiz on lingo, food, sports, and weekend traditions! Think you can do it?

 Dec 08, 2018
1 of 20Choose your answer!
Win or lose, which of these MLB teams will always have your heart and support?
The Red Sox! Woo!
The Yankees! Woo!
The Cubs! Woo!
2 of 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 Dodgers
The Yankees
The Tigers
3 of 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
4 of 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
5 of 20Choose your answer!
Starbucks is great and all, but Mass natives feel some serious loyalty to which East Coast coffee chain too?
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Caribou Coffee
6 of 20Choose your answer!
The best way to enjoy lobster is in a lobster _______.
Roll, with some melted butter too!
Soup, with some wheat thins too!
Casserole, with some marinara sauce too!
7 of 20Choose your answer!
Which of these Massachusetts towns is known for it's witchy history?
Lowell
Boston
Salem
8 of 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
9 of 20Choose your answer!
Candlepin is a much harder form of which indoor sport?
Handball
Ping pong
Bowling
10 of 20Choose your answer!
Locals like to refer to Cape Cod as:
The Cape
The Cod
The Coast Line
11 of 20Choose your answer!
"I'm thirsty, did you bring any water?" "No, but there should be a _______ somewhere around here!"
Sprouter
Bubbler
Hose
12 of 20Choose your answer!
What do Mass locals mean when they talk about the Green Monster?
The troll that haunts the subway
That's a euphemism for jealousy
Oh, that's actually Left field wall at Fenway Park.
13 of 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!
Independence
Evacuation
Revolutionary
14 of 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 Salem witches moved to Massachusetts
When Babe Ruth left the Red Sox
15 of 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:
Chocolate shavings
Jimmies
Chocolate Chips
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It's a milkshake, sure, but Mass locals tend to refer to it as a:
Smoothie (pronounced smooth)
Softy (pronounced soft)
Frappe (pronounced frap)
17 of 20Choose your answer!
If someone in Massachusetts tells you to 'bang a left' what does that mean?
Make a hard left turn
Calling out of work
A home run at Fenway Park
18 of 20Choose your answer!
Hopefully you aren't one, but what not-so-complimentary word has been used to describe bad MA drivers?
Massochists
Massholes
Massters of bad driving
19 of 20Choose your answer!
Finish the sentence: “Lynn, Lynn, the City of ______.”
Sin
Spin
Grin
20 of 20Choose your answer!
No matter what anyone might say, you'll always be full of pride for the:
Bay State!
Gem State!
Show Me State!
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