Connecticut Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

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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
A con artist
Somebody from Connecticut
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Where do you go to buy alcohol?
The package store
The grocery store
The liquor store
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What is the proper term for a sub sandwich?
Hoagie
Grinder
Heroe
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When someone mentions taking a trip to "The City" where are they talking about going?
Bridgeport
New York City
Hartford
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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.
Bulldogs
Whalers
Patriots
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What food was invented in Connecticut?
Hamburger
French Fries
Pizza
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What do you call sales that people hold in their homes or garages?
Tag sales
Garage Sales
Yard sales
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When I say Foxwoods, you say _________!
Gambling
Camping
Hunting
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If a parent describes their kid as "fresh" what do they mean?
Their kid showered recently
Their kid is creative
Their kid is being a brat
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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...
the best basketball team in town
Heavy people
A cute dog
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What is the mascot of the ivy league college most Connecticut dwellers root for?
Bulldogs
Bruno the Bear
Pilgrim
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When you hear giant convenience store you think...
Bonus and Rent-a-Center
Caldor and Ames
Stanford's and Jimmy's
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Where should you always go for iced coffee?
Dunkin'
Tim Horton's
Starbucks
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When you say "New Haven" what part gets the emphasis?
Ven
New
Hay
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When I say boat shoes, you say _________.
Dockers
Sperry's
Ohana
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