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

Doncha know these Minnesota slang phrases? SKOL!

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 Jul 13, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick the correct answer!

A common Minnesota phrase of agreement is:
You betcha
Atta way

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What exclamatory phrase was conceived in Minnesota during a baseball game?
Holy Cow!
Well butter my biscuit
Jumpin' Jillickers

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Where do Minnesotans call their vacation spot in the summer?
“At da house”
"Up North"
“The perk”

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Where can you go for a butterburger and frozen custard?
Steak and Shake
In'n'out Burger

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The term 'skol' means:
A person who doesn't know what they are talking about
A derogatory phrase, similar to that of "oh no"
An exclamatory encouragement

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In Minnesota, what does a "hot dish" refer to?
Hot chocolate
The perfect casserole

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When you say the word "pop" you're probably referring to:
Your dad
The sound a balloon makes

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If you're not buying something because it's "spendy" that means it is:
Of poor quality
Overly expensive

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One of the mindless verbal ticks most frequently used in Minnesota is:
How 'bout dah
Doncha know
Bless her heart

Question: 10/18Pick the correct answer!

Which of these statements is classic Minnesotan

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When referring to something diagonal, it is said to be:

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What is "Lutefisk"?
A game
A mean person
A fish dish

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"Minnie and Paul" refer to...
Disney Characters
Minneapolis and St. Paul
The Minnesota Twins!

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When someone here mentions 'salad', what are they actually referring to?
A jello, marshmallow, and fruit treat

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Some people may laugh at the name, but you know it's just a gas station:
Kum & Go
Kum & Went

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What's a lefse?
Leftover casserole
Sponge cake

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Duck, duck, ________.
Gray duck

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If someone 'budged' that means...
They cut the line
They were too stubborn
They drank too much
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Were you born and raised in Minnesota? Take this quiz on Midwestern slang, lingo, and phrases to see if you can speak like a Minnesotan! Women.com has geographic based quizzes not only to offer some fun trivia on specific places, but also in order to help reconnect you with your home city, town, state, or region. Whether its a place you went to school or worked, or if you lived there for a period of your life, we want to have a quiz for you so that you can relive some nostalgic memories associated with that place.

Did you or do you live in Minnesota or another Midwestern state? If so, then you likely have specialized knowledge about the state of Minnesota and how people there speak that you are probably not even consciously aware of—but it makes that location and language a part of who you are and very important to your identity.

Be sure to share this quiz with your friends and family, no matter what score you get, so that they can share their experience of Minnesota and Midwestern dialect with you as well and you can have a meaningful conversation and connect through your shared geographic experience and slang!