Virginia Lingo - It's Real! Do You Know All These Phrases?

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Does VA run through your veins?

If you call Virginia your home sweet home, we know you have what it takes to pass this test on the first try!

 Apr 04, 2019
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Think you're smart about Virginia? Let's see just how well your state knowledge compares to other Virginians and VA wannabes? Do you like to eat your mashed potatoes lumpy? Do you know who the Hokies are? Do you call shopping carts buggies? Do you know that Virginia is for lovers? Did you know that the state was named after Queen Elizabeth I? Are you familiar with NOVA? Can you pronounce Norfolk correctly? Do you know the capital of Virginia or any of the state nicknames? Did you know American’s first Thanksgiving was held in VA? Have you ever called your state the Silicon Valley of the East? Do you always eat your pancakes with Highland County syrup? Have you ever eaten crab cakes from Chesapeake or oysters from Rappahannock? Are you loyal to Smithfield country ham and Saucy’s BBQ? Did you know VA is actually a Commonwealth? Do you know the history of Jamestown, America’s first colony? Do you think you have what it takes to breeze through these questions and get the coveted perfect score? Or will you get flustered and miss too many questions? Only one way to find out! All you need to do is hit the play button now and get ready to put your brainpower to the test. This mental escape is just what you need! Don’t forget — no cheating. We think you’ll come out of this quiz much smarter and with a greater appreciation for your background and where you come from. Good luck!