Quiz: How Well Do You Actually Know Ithaca, New York Slang?

jane lynch, celebs

It's time to test your Ithaca IQ!

How familiar are you with these common sayings, lingo, and names associated with Ithaca, New York? Are you a true local?

 Feb 07, 2017
1 of 10Pick the correct answer!
If you order a "CascaZilla," what are you having?
A beer
a steak
a salad
2 of 10Pick the correct answer!
If you're meeting friends at the "Commons," you're going to a __________.
pedestrian mall
3 of 10Pick the correct answer!
Only in Ithaca does a "Bomber" refer to a __________.
military aircraft
type of jacket
Ithaca College student
4 of 10Pick the correct answer!
Ithaca is the birthplace of the "porchfest" also known as a __________.
music festival
casserole dish
craft beer
5 of 10Pick the correct answer!
"Ithaca is __________."
6 of 10Pick the correct answer!
"Wegmans" is a popular regional __________.
restaurant chain
department store chain
supermarket chain
7 of 10Pick the correct answer!
Only it Ithaca does "Big Red" refer to __________.
a type of chewing gum
Cornell University's nickname
a type of carbonated beverage
8 of 10Pick the correct answer!
What is the name of Ithaca's community of people living sustainably?
9 of 10Pick the correct answer!
If you hear someone mention "gorge" in Ithaca, they're probably talking about __________.
a canyon
a throat
eating a lot of food
10 of 10Pick the correct answer!
"Ithaca" was named after a __________.
Spanish town
Greek island
Italian dish
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