Quiz: A Perfect Score On This Slang Test Means You're An East Coaster


Let's just agree to disagree about the other names for sub sandwiches.

This fun trivia quiz contains questions about regional vocabulary and expressions specific to the East Coast of the United States.

 Oct 19, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

If someone uses the word "wicked" to mean "very," he or she is probably from _________.
New York

2 of 15Pick your answer!

Which character type was named after a 'Saturday Night Live' sketch?
Chatty Cathy
Nervous Nellie
Debbie Downer

3 of 15Pick your answer!

If someone on the East Coast says, "It's brick out," it means that the weather is _________.

4 of 15Pick your answer!

In Pennsylvania, woolies are _________.
dust bunnies
cotton candy
fabric softener sheets

5 of 15Pick your answer!

In Boston and the surrounding area, a bubbler is a __________.
drinking fountain
hot tub
washing machine

6 of 15Pick your answer!

In New England, they are called dropped eggs, but in the rest of the U.S., they are called _________.
poached eggs
over easy
scrambled eggs

7 of 15Pick your answer!

In Boston, it's called a rotary, but in the rest of the U.S., it is a _________.
traffic light
traffic circle

8 of 15Pick your answer!

"Whiffle" is a Boston term for a hairstyle similar to a __________.
crew cut

9 of 15Pick your answer!

In Maine, steamers are ___________.

10 of 15Pick your answer!

In New York City, a bodega is a type of _________.

11 of 15Pick your answer!

In New York City, the "stoop" of a building is its _________.
front steps

12 of 15Pick your answer!

In Philadelphia, the word "jawn" most closely means _________.
"you know?"

13 of 15Pick your answer!

In Pittsburgh, cruds are _________.
cottage cheese
scrambled eggs

14 of 15Pick your answer!

In New Jersey, disco fries are topped with _________ and cheese.

15 of 15Pick your answer!

In New Jersey, a ripper is a deep fried ___________.
hot dog
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