No, It’s Not Nonsense - It’s Florida Slang! How Much Do YOU Know?

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Florida locals will be swimming laps around this quiz!

Whether you’re a Florida native or a newer local, test your knowledge of the lingo and culture in Florida! It might be tougher than you think!

 Jan 28, 2019

1 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Hungry? Just get yourself a chicken tender "_____" from the deli.
grub-sub
rub-sub
pub-sub

2 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Only in Florida have you never experienced snow days… but you've certainly experienced _____ days before!
hail
sleet
hurricane

3 of 18Pick Your Answer!

No, that's not just a cockroach... it's a flying ____! Yikes.
lovebug
gnat
palmetto

4 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Floridians can't resist a slice of _____ pie for dessert. It started here, after all!
rhubarb
key lime
boysenberry

5 of 18Pick Your Answer!

_____ is the reason you have to wash your car pretty much every day. Or completely avoid washing it at all.
Lovebug season
Hurricane season
Snowbird season

6 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Real Floridians have seen and eaten _____ at least once in their lifetime. It really does taste like chicken!
gator
rabbit
deer

7 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Feeling tired? Order yourself a delicious "cafecito", a.k.a. _____.
Cuban espresso
Caramel latte
Cappuccino

8 of 18Pick Your Answer!

How the heck do you pronounce "Okeechobee"?
oak-kee-CHEE-buh
oh-ku-CHOE-bee
oak-ky-CHEH-bee

9 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Need to run errands? _____ is Florida's Holy Grail chain of grocery stores.
Vons
Publix
Ralphs

10 of 18Pick Your Answer!

You either like the UF _____ or the FSU _____. There is no remaining neutral.
Gators;Seminoles
Dolphins;Stingrays
Marlins;Heat

11 of 18Pick Your Answer!

_____, Florida's Caribbean, Hispanic, and Asian influenced cuisine, is the best thing you'll ever taste!
Florasibanic
Floribbean
Florispasean

12 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Can you actually pronounce "Kissimmee" correctly?
KISS-a-mee
ka-SIM-mee
key-see-ME

13 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Any Yankee who vacations the Sunshine State to hibernate away from the Northern winters is called a _____.
Snowbird
Palmetto
Gator

14 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Whoa there, don't forget to do the _____ before you take a dip in the ocean.
Blowfish Boogie
Dolphin Dance
Stingray Shuffle

15 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Out-of-staters might be taken aback by the noise of ____ at night, but you locals are more than used to it.
Owls
Frogs
Opposums

16 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Tourists will tell you Disney World is in Orlando, but any local knows it's actually in which city?
Bay Lake!
Tampa!
Naples!

17 of 18Pick Your Answer!

If you're hanging out with the Conches, chances are you're in _____.
Key West
Fort Lauderdale
Jacksonville

18 of 18Pick Your Answer!

The heat and humidity can be a bit overwhelming at times, but there's still nothing better than the _____ State! There's a reason why so many tourists travel here every year.
Blue Skies
Sunshine
Golden
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

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