Quiz: Only A True Burlington Local Can Ace This Slang Test. Can You?

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Can you speak Burlingtonese?

Questions on the local slang and general sayings of people from Burlington, Vermont, such as "down cellar"

 Jun 21, 2017
1 of 12Pick your answer!
What is a "flatlander"?
Someone not from Vermont
Someone who has a flat tire
An old term for Midwesterners
2 of 12Pick your answer!
What are "leaf peepers"?
A piece of candy
Tourists
Baby chickens
3 of 12Pick your answer!
What does "down cellar" mean?
In the basement
Let's get down tonight
Below freezing
4 of 12Pick your answer!
What is "sugar on snow"?
Yellow snow
Maple syrup on snow. Delicious!
When you lay your sweet self down on the snow
5 of 12Pick your answer!
What are "freshies"?
A breath of fresh air
The first tracks made on fresh snow
A break from work
6 of 12Pick your answer!
What is a "woodchuck"?
A beaver
Wait that's a real thing?
Someone from the more rural parts of town
7 of 12Pick your answer!
What is "Champ"?
The victor in a game of poker
ME. I'M THE CHAMP!
The Loch Ness monster in Lake Champlain
8 of 12Pick your answer!
What is a "creemee"?
Any object that is white
The act of throwing a pie in someone's face
Soft-served ice cream
9 of 12Pick your answer!
What is a "heady"?
A state of being, similar to "buzzed"
A popular type of beer
A type of bird
10 of 12Pick your answer!
What is "Green Up Day"?
A statewide effort to clean up roadside trash
A day celebrating Green Lantern, the ultimate superhero
The one day you're supposed to recycle
11 of 12Pick your answer!
What does "Sheisty" mean?
Suspect, unusual, questionable
A REALLY cold winter day
Rude, mean
12 of 12Pick your answer!
What are "jimmies"?
The local bartenders
A Bratwurst with maple syrup on top. SO good
Chocolate sprinkles
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