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
The Atlantic Ocean
Lake Erie
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
Statue
Museum
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"?
Da
Thee
Of
6 of 20Pick your answer!
What does "the Taste" refer to?
The Taste of Chicago food festival
Pizza
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 tree
A train
A boat
9 of 20Pick your answer!
What's a Chicago term for leaving?
Run
Dip
Eat
10 of 20Pick your answer!
What's a Chicagoan synonym for "say"?
Write
Goes
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 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?
Lately Some Do
Like Sure, Dude
Lake Shore Drive
14 of 20Pick your answer!
What term means "a few"?
A couple, two, three
Millions
A lot
15 of 20Pick your answer!
Most Chicagoans call a bathroom a _______.
Washroom
Restroom
W.C.
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 hockey puck
A baseball
A basketball
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 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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