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

Do you know Houston as well as you think you do?

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 Apr 09, 2019
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Question: 1/22Pick Your Answer!


Only in Houston does “Rice” refer to _____.
a grain
a person
a university

Question: 2/22Pick Your Answer!


True Houston sports fans have an old _____ jersey in their closet.
Oilers
Brewers
Cowgirls

Question: 3/22Pick Your Answer!


Whether it’s Cajun, Tex-Mex, Greek, BBQ, steak, seafood, or burgers, the _____ family restaurants have you covered.
Mamas
Pappas
Brothers

Question: 4/22Pick Your Answer!


Houston locals plan road trips just so they can work in a _____ stop.
Wendy's
Von's
Buc-ee's

Question: 5/22Pick Your Answer!


When someone mentions they’re going to “the beach," you know they’re talking about _____.
Hunters Creek
Galveston
Buffalo Bayou

Question: 6/22Pick Your Answer!


We bet you can't drive past the intersection of 610 and Kirby and NOT think about _____.
Astroworld
Buffalo Bayou Park
Toyota Stadium

Question: 7/22Pick Your Answer!


Five words: "_____ in the Ice Machine!" No further explanation needed.
Slime
Dirt
Ice

Question: 8/22Pick Your Answer!


Only in Houston do they call service roads _____.
frontage roads
feeder roads
first roads

Question: 9/22Pick Your Answer!


On a hot summer day, you'd ask for a tall glass of ______. So refreshing!
Chilled Gatorade
Iced Tea
Sweetened Coffee

Question: 10/22Pick Your Answer!


For vintage clothing and retro decor, _____ in The Heights is the place to go.
5th Ave
Rodeo Drive
19th Street

Question: 11/22Pick Your Answer!


Breakfast _____? Sounds like music to my ears!
Spaghetti
Subs
Tacos

Question: 12/22Pick Your Answer!


When February rolls around, all you can think is that it's _____ time!
State Fair
Rodeo
Mardi Gras

Question: 13/22Pick Your Answer!


You might know the words to “Take Me Out to the Ball Game," but the 7th inning stretch is all about _____.
“All My Ex’s Live In Texas”
“Deep in the Heart of Texas”
“God Blessed Texas”

Question: 14/22Pick Your Answer!


Craving a patty melt, fries, and chocolate shake? Anytime is _____ time in Houston!
Whataburger
White Castle
In-N-Out

Question: 15/22Pick Your Answer!


_____ Donuts is the only donut you’ll ever need. End of discussion.
Shipley’s
Trejo's
Blinkie's

Question: 16/22Pick Your Answer!


If you live inside Loop 610, you might get called a(n) _____.
Townie
Innerlooper
Sixer

Question: 17/22Pick Your Answer!


A Texas who is “all hat and no cattle” could be described as _____.
wealthy
boastful
timid

Question: 18/22Pick Your Answer!


Call it Williams Tower? No way! It'll always be ______ Tower
Transco
Townley
Titan

Question: 19/22Pick Your Answer!


The best way to eat fresh fruit is sprinkled with _____, obviously.
Cinnamon
Mint
Tajín

Question: 20/22Pick Your Answer!


How the heck do you pronounce “Kuykendahl”?
KERR-ken-doll
CUH-ken-doll
KOO-ken-doll

Question: 21/22Pick Your Answer!


Hurricane season? You know when and how to _____ Down!
Settle
Get
Hunker

Question: 22/22Pick Your Answer!


That's it, you're never leaving Houston, what a city! Which of these is NOT actually a nickname for the city?
H-town
Aggtown
Bayou City
Women.com | Quiz Facts

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