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

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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
snowball
2 of 15Pick your answer!
In Delaware and parts of Maryland, a "trash mover" is a __________.
heavy rainstorm
poorly maintained car
person who likes to exaggerate
3 of 15Pick your answer!
In the Mid-Atlantic, the default term for a carbonated soft drink is __________.
soda
pop
coke
4 of 15Pick your answer!
In the Mid-Atlantic, jimmies are _________ used as an ice cream topping.
sprinkles
maraschino cherries
candied walnuts
5 of 15Pick your answer!
In Pennsylvania cuisine, a pan-fried loaf made of meat scraps and cornmeal is called _________.
lebkuchen
scrapple
bratwurst
6 of 15Pick your answer!
In Philadelphia, a hoagie is a type of _________.
hairstyle
shoe
sandwich
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
kicked the bucket
bought the farm
9 of 15Pick your answer!
"Estonians," as they are known, are actually...
people from Estonia
Really attractive
From far away
10 of 15Pick your answer!
What do you drink out of to get water?
A water shed
A bubbler
Silikon
11 of 15Pick your answer!
"Yins" or "you-uns" as a plural of "you" is most closely associated with _________.
Pittsburgh
Philadelphia
Baltimore
12 of 15Pick your answer!
"Cruds" is an old-fashioned Pittsburgh term for _________.
cottage cheese
gravy
crabmeat
13 of 15Pick your answer!
What is Acme?
A supermarket
A clothing line in Japan
Uh... part of puberity
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
What?
Dunkin Donuts
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