Quiz: How Well Do You Know Des Moines Slang?

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Come on Des Moinesians!!

Test how well you know your Des Moines slang. If you're form Iowa come on board and take this test! Check it out!

 Aug 18, 2016
1 of 10Pick your answer!
What is "Hartford of the West"?
A grocery store
A nickname for Des Moines
A fast food restaurant exclusive to des Moines
2 of 10Pick your answer!
If you see a car with a headlight burnt out, you'll punch your car and yell "___________!"
Get it
3 of 10Pick your answer!
If you find yourself playing a lawn game with friends it's probably ______________
duck- duck- duck
I spy
4 of 10Pick your answer!
What do you call your carbonated drinks?
5 of 10Pick your answer!
If you decide to grab your floats and float down a "crick" with friends, you're _______
going down a creek
heading to a movie theater
about to get sick
6 of 10Pick your answer!
What's "puppy chow"?
A type of casserole
A chocolaty sweet treat
Food you buy for your dog
7 of 10Pick your answer!
If your friends are going to "Ragbrai", they better bring __________
a bike and camping gear
their cook books
8 of 10Pick your answer!
If someone calls you a "Pork Queen", you _______
might want to teach them a lesson on body shaming
have been given an honor
should feel extremely insulted
9 of 10Pick your answer!
If something is "pert near," i''s __________
close by
on the state line
ready for a wash
10 of 10Pick your answer!
If your friend is looking for the "kybo", they want _________
go home
get to a ball game
to find a port-a-potty
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