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

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Are you a true Philly local?

From the word "grinder" to "you guys" to the pronunciation of water, this quiz covers all types of words from Philly.

 Feb 05, 2018

1 of 20Pick the correct answer!

What does "CHOP" stand for?
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Craftful Heroes of Piracy
Creative Hands of Pennsylvania

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People from Philly love eating this yummy pastry:
Gunnali
Eagles
Fluffia

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Philadelphians refer to Italian ice as:
Water ice
Liquid gold
Mummer

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How do Philly folks pronounce "didn't"?
Do-dah
Die-dent
Dint

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"Whiz" refers to which Philly staple?
Cheese melt on top of a cheesesteak
Craft beer
Maple syrup

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If someone says "That boul over there has on fresh kicks," they're talking about a:
Senior citizen
Girl
Guy

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If someone from Philly asks: "Where’s the nearest MAC machine I need to get out money?" what are they referring to?
A gym
A Money Access Center (ATM)
A grocery store

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Mütter is the name of a well-known Philly medical ________.
Coffee shop
Bar
Museum

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If someone asks you to "pass the gravy" in Philadelphia, you'd give them the:
Hot sauce
Noodles
Red sauce

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Sprinkles are known as ______ in Philadelphia.
Jimmies
Grave marks
Hudsons

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To greet someone in Philly, you'd say:
Greetings
Yo
Hola

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How would Philly natives address a group of people?
Youse
Y'all
You folks

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These are the beaches on the New Jersey coast and are the most popular vacation destination for Philadelphians.
Side
(Jersey) Shore
Sea

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Not everyone pronounces "water" the same! How would Philadelphians say it?
Wooder
Wah-tour
Wah-tear

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If you order a Philly cheesesteak "wit" you'll get...
A cheesesteak with onions on top
A cheesesteak with extra cheese
A cheesesteak with bacon on top

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A "Jawn" describes....
A long yawn
A little kid
Pretty much anything

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What comes in a "coffee regular"?
Coffee with cream and sugar
Black coffee
Coffee with cream

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What is "Wawa"?
Water
A baby
Convenience store

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In Philly, "Scrapple" describes what?
A loaf made of pork scraps, cornmeal, etc.
Scrabble
Hopscotch

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The "700 Level" has to do with...
Philly Cheesesteaks
The Philadelphia Eagles
The Comcast Center
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