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?

 Jul 13, 2018
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A common Minnesota phrase of agreement is:
Atta way
You betcha
AH!
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What exclamatory phrase was conceived in Minnesota during a baseball game?
Holy Cow!
Jumpin' Jillickers
Well butter my biscuit
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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
Culvers
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The term 'skol' means:
A derogatory phrase, similar to that of "oh no"
An exclamatory encouragement
A person who doesn't know what they are talking about
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In Minnesota, what does a "hot dish" refer to?
Hot chocolate
Porridge
The perfect casserole
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When you say the word "pop" you're probably referring to:
Soda
The sound a balloon makes
Your dad
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If you're not buying something because it's "spendy" that means it is:
Of poor quality
Overly expensive
Tacky
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One of the mindless verbal ticks most frequently used in Minnesota is:
Doncha know
Bless her heart
How 'bout dah
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Which of these statements is classic Minnesotan
Jeez
Uff-dah
Darn
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When referring to something diagonal, it is said to be:
Caddy-corner
Cater-corner
Kitty-corner
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What is "Lutefisk"?
A fish dish
A game
A mean person
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"Minnie and Paul" refer to...
Minneapolis and St. Paul
The Minnesota Twins!
Disney Characters
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When someone here mentions 'salad', what are they actually referring to?
Spinach
Lunch
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:
Quickie
Kum & Went
Kum & Go
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What's a lefse?
Flatbread
Leftover casserole
Sponge cake
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Duck, duck, ________.
Gray duck
Out
Biscuit
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If someone 'budged' that means...
They cut the line
They drank too much
They were too stubborn
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