Quiz: How Well Do You Actually Know Portland ME Slang?

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Ayuh! Don't be a flatlander... See how well you know the slang of Portland, ME!

Portland, Maine has a lot of it's own unique slang. Think you are an expert in Portland slang? Take this quiz and find out!

 May 06, 2017

1 of 10Pick the correct answer!

Chowdah means _____ ?
A seafood soup or stew
A warm scarf
A term for saying 'bye'

2 of 10Pick the correct answer!

Who would be considered a Flatlander?
Visitors from far away
People from Texas
A person with a flat top hair cut

3 of 10Pick the correct answer!

What do people from Portland mean when they say 'chout'?
Come over here
Watch out

4 of 10Pick the correct answer!

Which word is Portland slang for 'what are you doing?'
Well they-ya

5 of 10Pick the correct answer!

What is the meaning of 'ayuh'?
I don't understand
Are you serious?

6 of 10Pick the correct answer!

If a Portlander is talking about 'camp', what are they referring to?
Settling down with a partner
The bathroom
A summer home here in Maine

7 of 10Pick the correct answer!

If someone says 'the county', what are they referring to?
The current county they are in
Aroostook County
Cumberland County

8 of 10Pick the correct answer!

If something is 'cunnin', it's _____

9 of 10Pick the correct answer!

What phrase do Portlanders use when they mean out in the middle of nowhere?
Out in the boonies
Out in the willie-wacks
Past the dooryard

10 of 10Pick the correct answer!

How does a Portlander pronounce Mardens?
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