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What is a nutmegger and are you one?

Answer these questions about Connecticut slang to see if you are truly from the best state on the East Coast!

 Apr 29, 2018

1 of 18Pick the correct answer!

What is a "Nutmegger"?
The huge number of nutmegs that Connecticut imported during Colonial times
Somebody from Connecticut
A con artist

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Where do you go to buy alcohol?
The grocery store
The package store
The liquor store

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What is the proper term for a sub sandwich?
Grinder
Heroe
Hoagie

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When someone mentions taking a trip to "The City" where are they talking about going?
Bridgeport
Hartford
New York City

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Originating in the New Haven area, ____________ has thin crust and is coal-fired and kept simple, but flavorful.
Pizaah
Apizza
Pizza

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What sports team, based in Hartford, does the city still support despite having left over 20 years ago.
Whalers
Bulldogs
Patriots

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What food was invented in Connecticut?
Pizza
French Fries
Hamburger

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What do you call sales that people hold in their homes or garages?
Garage Sales
Tag sales
Yard sales

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When I say Foxwoods, you say _________!
Hunting
Gambling
Camping

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If a parent describes their kid as "fresh" what do they mean?
Their kid is creative
Their kid is being a brat
Their kid showered recently

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Lobster rolls are served with...
Mayo only
Butter only
Both

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XFINITY Theatre is better known as ____________.
The Gardens
The Meadows
The Pavilion

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Huskies are...
A cute dog
the best basketball team in town
Heavy people

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What is the mascot of the ivy league college most Connecticut dwellers root for?
Pilgrim
Bruno the Bear
Bulldogs

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When you hear giant convenience store you think...
Stanford's and Jimmy's
Caldor and Ames
Bonus and Rent-a-Center

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Where should you always go for iced coffee?
Starbucks
Tim Horton's
Dunkin'

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When you say "New Haven" what part gets the emphasis?
Ven
Hay
New

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When I say boat shoes, you say _________.
Ohana
Sperry's
Dockers
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