Quiz: How Well Do You Really Know Mid-Atlantic Slang?


Test your knowledge of the regional expressions of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

This fun trivia quiz is about the regional idioms of the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, including Delaware and the surrounding states.

 Aug 09, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
In the Mid-Atlantic, a regional term for an Italian ice is __________.
snow cone
water ice
2 of 15Pick your answer!
In Delaware and parts of Maryland, a "trash mover" is a __________.
poorly maintained car
person who likes to exaggerate
heavy rainstorm
3 of 15Pick your answer!
In the Mid-Atlantic, the default term for a carbonated soft drink is __________.
4 of 15Pick your answer!
In the Mid-Atlantic, jimmies are _________ used as an ice cream topping.
candied walnuts
maraschino cherries
5 of 15Pick your answer!
In Pennsylvania cuisine, a pan-fried loaf made of meat scraps and cornmeal is called _________.
6 of 15Pick your answer!
In Philadelphia, a hoagie is a type of _________.
7 of 15Pick your answer!
In the Philadelphia accent, ___________ don't rhyme with each other.
bed and sled
bit and fit
mad and sad
8 of 15Pick your answer!
People will know you are from Baltimore if you fridge dies and you say that it ________.
went up
bought the farm
kicked the bucket
9 of 15Pick your answer!
"Estonians," as they are known, are actually...
From far away
Really attractive
people from Estonia
10 of 15Pick your answer!
What do you drink out of to get water?
A bubbler
A water shed
11 of 15Pick your answer!
"Yins" or "you-uns" as a plural of "you" is most closely associated with _________.
12 of 15Pick your answer!
"Cruds" is an old-fashioned Pittsburgh term for _________.
cottage cheese
13 of 15Pick your answer!
What is Acme?
A clothing line in Japan
Uh... part of puberity
A supermarket
14 of 15Pick your answer!
What is C-town?
Cleveland, OH
Juneau, AK
Chicago, IL
15 of 15Pick your answer!
Dunkin' will always mean...
Dunking your cookie in milk
Dunkin Donuts
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