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:
The Atlantic Ocean
Lake Erie
Lake Michigan

2 of 20Pick your answer!

Most Chicagoans refer to all fizzy beverages as:
Soft drinks
Pop
Coke

3 of 20Pick your answer!

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

4 of 20Pick your answer!

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

5 of 20Pick your answer!

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

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"?
A recipe involving baked beans
A penny
Cloud Gate, a sculpture in Millennium Park

8 of 20Pick your answer!

What is the L?
A tree
A boat
A train

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
Write
Run

11 of 20Pick your answer!

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

12 of 20Pick your answer!

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

13 of 20Pick your answer!

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

14 of 20Pick your answer!

What term means "a few"?
A lot
Millions
A couple, two, three

15 of 20Pick your answer!

Most Chicagoans call a bathroom a _______.
Restroom
Washroom
W.C.

16 of 20Pick your answer!

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

17 of 20Pick your answer!

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

18 of 20Pick your answer!

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

19 of 20Pick your answer!

What is The Drake?
A car
A hotel
A mall

20 of 20Pick your answer!

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