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:
Pop
Coke
Soft drinks

3 of 20Pick your answer!

The Eisenhower aka "the Ike" is a what?
Interstate
Museum
Statue

4 of 20Pick your answer!

What does "frunchroom" mean?
A lunch room.
A room used for entertaining.
A bedroom.

5 of 20Pick your answer!

Which word sometimes takes the place of "the"?
Of
Da
Thee

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 recipe involving baked beans
A penny

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?
Dip
Run
Eat

10 of 20Pick your answer!

What's a Chicagoan synonym for "say"?
Run
Write
Goes

11 of 20Pick your answer!

What does "Jewels" refer to?
Singer/songwriter Jewel
Jewel Osco
Jewelry

12 of 20Pick your answer!

What makes someone a "Grabowski"?
Someone who is hard working
Someone who visits from out of town
Someone who is very smart

13 of 20Pick your answer!

In Chicago, what does "LSD" refer to?
Lake Shore Drive
Like Sure, Dude
Lately Some Do

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 _______.
Restroom
W.C.
Washroom

16 of 20Pick your answer!

What's a very Chicagoan way to say "sandwich"?
Sub
Sammich
Bagel

17 of 20Pick your answer!

What is a "league ball"?
A hockey puck
A baseball
A basketball

18 of 20Pick your answer!

What is another term for "garage key"?
Keychain
Gate key
Grachki

19 of 20Pick your answer!

What is The Drake?
A mall
A car
A hotel

20 of 20Pick your answer!

What does NOT belong on a Chicago-style hot dog?
Ketchup
Yellow mustard
Relish
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