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

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Are you well versed with the Pine Tree state lingo?

If you're a Mainer or have been living in Maine for quite some time, put your lingo and slang knowledge to the test, and take this quiz!

 Apr 18, 2018
1 of 18Choose one!
What's a bug?
Catching the flu
A lobster
A car
2 of 18Choose one!
When something/someone is cunnin' that means:
Shy
Cute
Manipulative
3 of 18Choose one!
What does 'gawmy' mean?
Sensitive
Old
Awkward
4 of 18Choose one!
If East Coasters say wicked big, Mainers say:
Hella
Honkin'
Mad
5 of 18Choose one!
What is a prayer handle?
Knee
Baseball bat
Pot of soup
6 of 18Choose one!
Which of the following would you use to describe someone as very busy?
Right out straight
Working like a dog
Running with their head cut off
7 of 18Choose one!
Steamers are also known as:
Clams
Crawfish
Oysters
8 of 18Choose one!
Submarine sandwiches are also known as:
Subway
Hoagies
Italians
9 of 18Choose one!
Maine roads are never icy, they're considered:
Slimy
Greasy
Slippery
10 of 18Choose one!
If you're in a gaum, that means you're in:
Trouble
Luck
Pleasant situation
11 of 18Choose one!
Mainers don’t get “sick," they get ____.
Chump
Pekid
Ill
12 of 18Choose one!
What does "kife" mean?
Convince
Steal
Slice
13 of 18Choose one!
Flatlanders are also known as:
Natives
Tourists
Government agents
14 of 18Choose one!
Mainers don’t take out the “trash," they deal with the _____.
Stinks
Basura
Culch
15 of 18Choose one!
What is an ankle biter?
A small dog
A house arrest monitor
A little kid
16 of 18Choose one!
If you've got your bazz on, you must be:
Overly confident
Scared
Drunk
17 of 18Choose one!
Which of the following is used as an adverb similar to 'very'?
Mad
Christly
Hecka
18 of 18Choose one!
"Just a dite" means:
It was only a friendly date
You just want a peek.
You just want a little.
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