Philly Slang - It's A Thing. Do You Know All This Typical Lingo?

Do you know Philly like the back of your hand?

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 Apr 14, 2019
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Question: 1/20Pick Your Answer!


A tourist has definitely stopped you in the street before to ask:
"Where is Ben Franklin's house?"
"Can I have your autograph?"
“Which Way To The Liberty Bell?”

Question: 2/20Pick Your Answer!


_____ isn't just a convenience store, it's a way of life.
Ralph's
Quickie Mart
Wawa

Question: 3/20Pick Your Answer!


Rocky Balboa ran up the stairs of which famous Philadelphia landmark when he was training?
Veterans Stadium
Franklin Institute
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Question: 4/20Pick Your Answer!


Long sandwiches with cold cuts are known by a lot of names, but the most popular in Philly would be:
Sub
Hero
Hoagie

Question: 5/20Pick Your Answer!


Who are you likely to bump into on Elfreth's Alley?
Uncle Sam
Betsy Ross
Abraham Lincoln

Question: 6/20Pick Your Answer!


If something is "ard" in Philly, it is _____.
bad
alright
hard

Question: 7/20Pick Your Answer!


What the heck does “Schuylkill” mean?
“Old black water”
“Turtle crossing”
“Hidden river”

Question: 8/20Pick Your Answer!


When does Philadelphia’s iconic “Mummers Parade” occur?
St. Patrick’s Day
New Year’s Day
Valentine’s Day

Question: 9/20Pick Your Answer!


There's only one reason you'd do to Jersey. And that's to:
Go sailing
Go out to ocean
Go down shore

Question: 10/20Pick Your Answer!


Many in Philly are known to enjoy a "wooder ice," but what is that exactly?
A watermelon icee
An Italian ice
A soft serve ice cream cone

Question: 11/20Pick Your Answer!


Which one wasn’t invented in Philly?
Slinkies
Bubble gum
Post-its

Question: 12/20Pick Your Answer!


What are you most likely to find when hanging out at Rittenhouse Square?
Antiques markets and jazz concerts
Flower markets and fine arts shows
Meat markets and culinary classes

Question: 13/20Pick Your Answer!


No, that's not Shrek or a Muppet, that's just the:
Phanatic!!
Sandlapper!!
Bilikin!!

Question: 14/20Pick Your Answer!


Everyone and their mom knows about cheesesteak. But only real locals know that Philly is all about ______ too.
Hushpuppies
Fried green tomatoes
Soft pretzels

Question: 15/20Pick Your Answer!


Which dance craze was popularized by Chubby Checker on the Philly-based TV show American Bandstand?
The Loco-Motion
The Twist
The Mashed Potato

Question: 16/20Pick Your Answer!


What famous document was signed in Philadelphia?
The Monroe Doctrine
The Declaration of Independence
The Treaty of Versailles

Question: 17/20Pick Your Answer!


Ordering a cheesesteak "wit" gets you what on your sandwich?
Onions
Cheese
Pepper

Question: 18/20Pick Your Answer!


If someone is "drawlin'" then they are _____.
being lazy
walking slowly
acting out of character

Question: 19/20Pick Your Answer!


If you're visiting a "MAC" in Philly, what are you doing?
Going to the farmer’s market
Hitting up an ATM
Visiting an apple orchard

Question: 20/20Pick Your Answer!


Leave the City Of ____ Love? No way! You love it here in Philly.
Sisterly
Motherly
Brotherly
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