Chicago Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do YOU Know?

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Can you speak like a Chicago native? Do you know what The Bean is? How about the L? Take this fun vocabulary quiz!

 Mar 05, 2018
1 of 20Pick your answer!
"The Lake" refers to:
Lake Michigan
Lake Erie
The Atlantic Ocean
2 of 20Pick your answer!
Most Chicagoans refer to all fizzy beverages as:
Coke
Soft drinks
Pop
3 of 20Pick your answer!
The Eisenhower aka "the Ike" is a what?
Statue
Museum
Interstate
4 of 20Pick your answer!
What does "frunchroom" mean?
A bedroom.
A room used for entertaining.
A lunch room.
5 of 20Pick your answer!
Which word sometimes takes the place of "the"?
Thee
Da
Of
6 of 20Pick your answer!
What does "the Taste" refer to?
Pizza
The Taste of Chicago food festival
The television show The Chew
7 of 20Pick your answer!
What is "the bean"?
Cloud Gate, a sculpture in Millennium Park
A penny
A recipe involving baked beans
8 of 20Pick your answer!
What is the L?
A train
A boat
A tree
9 of 20Pick your answer!
What's a Chicago term for leaving?
Run
Eat
Dip
10 of 20Pick your answer!
What's a Chicagoan synonym for "say"?
Goes
Run
Write
11 of 20Pick your answer!
What does "Jewels" refer to?
Jewelry
Singer/songwriter Jewel
Jewel Osco
12 of 20Pick your answer!
What makes someone a "Grabowski"?
Someone who is very smart
Someone who is hard working
Someone who visits from out of town
13 of 20Pick your answer!
In Chicago, what does "LSD" refer to?
Like Sure, Dude
Lately Some Do
Lake Shore Drive
14 of 20Pick your answer!
What term means "a few"?
Millions
A couple, two, three
A lot
15 of 20Pick your answer!
Most Chicagoans call a bathroom a _______.
W.C.
Washroom
Restroom
16 of 20Pick your answer!
What's a very Chicagoan way to say "sandwich"?
Sammich
Sub
Bagel
17 of 20Pick your answer!
What is a "league ball"?
A basketball
A hockey puck
A baseball
18 of 20Pick your answer!
What is another term for "garage key"?
Gate key
Keychain
Grachki
19 of 20Pick your answer!
What is The Drake?
A mall
A hotel
A car
20 of 20Pick your answer!
What does NOT belong on a Chicago-style hot dog?
Yellow mustard
Ketchup
Relish
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