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

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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 _________.
Massachusetts
New York
Pennsylvania

2 of 15Pick your answer!

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

3 of 15Pick your answer!

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

4 of 15Pick your answer!

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

5 of 15Pick your answer!

In Boston and the surrounding area, a bubbler is a __________.
hot tub
drinking fountain
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 _________.
scrambled eggs
poached eggs
over easy

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
median

8 of 15Pick your answer!

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

9 of 15Pick your answer!

In Maine, steamers are ___________.
oysters
clams
lobsters

10 of 15Pick your answer!

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

11 of 15Pick your answer!

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

12 of 15Pick your answer!

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

13 of 15Pick your answer!

In Pittsburgh, cruds are _________.
scrambled eggs
cottage cheese
sardines

14 of 15Pick your answer!

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

15 of 15Pick your answer!

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