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

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Think you know your state’s lingo?

If you're a born and bred native—or an aficionado—of The Nutmeg State, take this quiz to see how well you know these slang terms!

 Aug 25, 2018
1 of 20Choose your answer!
What do you call someone who lives in Connecticut?
A Nutmegger
A Cinnamoner
A Saffroner
2 of 20Choose your answer!
What is UConn's mascot?
The Pups
The Huskies
The Wolves
3 of 20Choose your answer!
Which 2-lane parkway shares a name with a virtue?
Honessty Parkway
Merritt Parkway
Chasstity Parkway
4 of 20Choose your answer!
You can visit the home of which famous author in Hartford?
Ernest Hemingway
Mark Twain
Stephen King
5 of 20Choose your answer!
What’s the best thing to eat a lobster roll with?
Aioli
Mustard
Butter
6 of 20Choose your answer!
What were the Hartford Whalers?
A great ice hockey team
A popular a capella group
A group of men who hunted whales illegally
7 of 20Choose your answer!
Which Ivy League College is located in Connecticut?
Yale
Harvard
Columbia
8 of 20Choose your answer!
What color is the standard Connecticut license plate?
Red and white
Green and yellow
Blue and white
9 of 20Choose your answer!
What do you call a sub sandwich?
A hero
A grinder
A hoagie
10 of 20Choose your answer!
If you have to grab groceries, you might stop at which East Coast chain?
Hyvee
Ralph’s
C-Town Supermarkets
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Which of these is NOT known in New Haven for amazing pizza?
Antique’s
Pepe’s
Sally’s
12 of 20Choose your answer!
If you're driving on an Interstate Highway in CT, it’s either the:
84, 91 or 95
105, 90, or 82
81, 85 or 94
13 of 20Choose your answer!
What do you shorten “U-turn” to?
A Ut
A U-tu
A U-ey
14 of 20Choose your answer!
Where do you go when you want to ride roller coasters AND cool off at a waterpark?
Lake Compounce
Disneyland
Paradise Pier
15 of 20Choose your answer!
Which casino are Nutmeggers likely to visit for their 21st?
Foxwoods
Wildwood
Morango
16 of 20Choose your answer!
What’s a package store sell in CT?
Alcohol
Packages…
Home furniture
17 of 20Choose your answer!
If someone refers to a trip to The City, which city are they probably talking about?
New York
Bridgeport
Boston
18 of 20Choose your answer!
What do you call sales that people hold in their homes or garages?
Tag Sales
Rummage Sales
Garage Sales
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Which county is known to be the wealthiest? (Stepford wives anyone?)
Fairfield County
Hartford County
Tolland County
20 of 20Choose your answer!
What’s the train you take to get to NYC?
The LITT
Metro North
The “L” train
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