Utah Lingo - It’s A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

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Take this fun women.com quiz about Utah slang, pronunciation, and phrasing to see if you can talk like a Utahan!

 Aug 05, 2018
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How might someone in Utah use the word "fetch"?
As a swear or curse
As a word for "bike"
As a term for "cool"
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Which lake in Utah is considered America's Dead Sea?
Utah Lake
Great Salt Lake
Lake Powell
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Which of these city names have you used as a verb?
Salt Lake City
Moab
Monticello
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Utah is said to have the best what in the world?
Snow
Trees
Water
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If you friend says there's some fresh pow out, what do they mean?
There's a fight going down
A new shipment just came into the grocery store
There's fresh snow out
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How do you pronounce Tooele?
Too-will-uh
Tool-ee
Tool
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Which of these potato dishes is a common side in Utah?
Potatoes O'Brien
Funeral potatoes
Panackelty
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What are the "The Big 5" or "The Mighty 5" referring to?
The 5 best skiing spots in Utah
The 5 biggest Mormon Temples in Utah
The 5 national parks that are all within Utah
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Which of these items have you seen in the grocery store before?
Alcohol-less "alcohol"
Almond-less "almonds"
Pickle-less "pickles"
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What are you most likely to say instead of "oh my hell!"?
Oh my heck!
Oh my darn!
Oh my fudge!
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What do you consider the unofficial state dessert?
Pumpkin pie
Green jello
Chocolate soft serve
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Utah's "Fry sauce" is:
Mayonnaise and ketchup
Mustard
Oil
13 of 22Finish the sentence!
"Here's some chocolate _________."
melk
mulk
moolk
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Which of these is a nickname for Utah?
The Big Peach
The Holy Land
The Beehive State
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An elder is a term for a/an _________.
middle-aged animal
Mormon missionary
mountain top
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How do you pronounce that thing you put your head on while you sleep?
Plow
Pellow
Pollo
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A Stake House is what?
A church
A post office
A restaurant
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If I totally "biffed it," what did I just do?
made it up
did very well
fell down
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Someone who is "cutting class" in Utah would say they were:
Sluffing
Shoofing
Shuffling
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Where do a lot people put their insurance information?
In the jockey box
Under the front seat
In the front console
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How is someone acting if they're being "ownery"?
Clever
Cranky
Excited
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In Utah, people often say "mountain" without pronouncing which letter?
"o"
"m"
"t"
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Utah is in the west of the United States, bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. Its southeast corner touches New Mexico. Utah is known for its high concentration of Mormons (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or LDS) as well as their prevalent accent, pronunciation, and slang words. Take this fun women.com quiz to see how well you can talk like a Utahan! 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 Utah? If so, then you likely have specialized knowledge about the region and slang that you are probably not even consciously aware of—but it makes that location 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 Utah with you as well and you can have a meaningful conversation and connect over your slang and accent!