Quiz: Are You Midwestern Enough To Ace This Minnesota Slang Test?

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Doncha know these Minnesota slang phrases? SKOL!

Prince was born in Minnesota, but so were many Midwestern slangs (altough, several were taken from Canada) Can you speak fluent Minnesotan?

 Jun 13, 2018
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In Minnesota, a "hot dish" refers to:
Porridge
The perfect casserole
Hot chocolate
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What exclamatory phrase was conceived in Minnesota during a baseball game?
Well butter my biscuit
Holy Cow!
Jumpin' Jillickers
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When someone here mentions 'salad', they are actually referring to:
A jello, marshmallow, and fruit treat
Spinach
Lunch
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Where do Minnesotans call their vacation spot in the summer?
“The perk”
“At da house”
"Up North"
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The term 'skol' means:
A derogatory phrase, similar to that of "oh no"
A person who doesn't know what they are talking about
An exclamatory encouragement
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One of the mindless verbal ticks most frequently used in Minnesota is:
Bless her heart
Doncha know
How 'bout dah
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Which of these statements is classic Minnesotan
Jeez
Uff-dah
Darn
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In Minnesota, you call a carbonated beverage a _________.
Coke
Soda
Pop
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When referring to something diagonal, it is said to be:
Cater-corner
Kitty-corner
Caddy-corner
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A common Minnesota phrase of agreement is:
You betcha
Atta way
AH!
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What is "Lutefisk"?
A game
A mean person
A fish dish
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"Minnie and Paul" refer to...
Minneapolis and St. Paul
Disney Characters
The Minnesota Twins!
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What's a lefse?
Flatbread
Leftover casserole
Sponge cake
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Duck, duck, ________.
Out
Gray duck
Biscuit
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If someone 'budged' that means...
They drank too much
They were too stubborn
They cut the line
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What is a skijor?
A tourist
Jungle juice
A sport
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