Maine Lingo - It's A Thing. Do You Know These 19 "Typical" ME Things?

Scoop via Focus Features

Caution: It's "wicked" hard!

Ace this tricky 19 question Maine trivia and lingo quiz to prove that you know the Pine Tree State’s Lingo like only a local can! Good luck!

 Nov 11, 2019

1 of 19Choose Your Answer!

When you sit down to eat in the evening, you're about to eat which meal?

2 of 19Choose Your Answer!

Tommy wanted me to tell you he can't make it today. He's just:
Right out straight
Left completely swamped
Right in dodge

3 of 19Choose Your Answer!

Out-of-staters might give you a weird look if you ask if they want some "steamers," AKA:

4 of 19Choose Your Answer!

Don't forget your scarf today. It's _____ cold out.

5 of 19Choose Your Answer!

Tourists are always trying to get to Bar Harbor. But they seriously can't pronounce it. It's:
Bear Harbor!
Bah Hahbah!
Bar Heever!

6 of 19Choose Your Answer!

Which of these combinations is a true Maine dish?
Cinnamon and chili
Beans and brown bread
Apples and spaghetti

7 of 19Choose Your Answer!

Can you just pull into the _____ for a second? I'll be out in a minute!
Yard slide
Door way
Door yard

8 of 19Choose Your Answer!

It's always interesting to see how other states do ______. No one comes close to ours!!
Turkey Ruebens
Lobster Rolls
Shrimp and Grits

9 of 19Choose Your Answer!

Sometimes when you ask for directions, a Mainah is just going to tell you:
“You can’t go that direction.”
“You can’t get there from here.”
“You can’t do that in a day.”

10 of 19Choose Your Answer!

Don't take offense if a Mainah calls your baby _____. It's a compliment!!

11 of 19Choose Your Answer!

You consider Maine's unofficial, but totally true, motto to be:
“The way life should be”
“The only way to live”
“We’re definitely the best state.”

12 of 19Choose Your Answer!

A person from "away" is a(n):

13 of 19Choose Your Answer!

No, I'm not talking about that West Coast city in Oregon, I mean _____ Maine, obviously!

14 of 19Choose Your Answer!

The state's official dessert is blueberry pie, but a popular treat is:
Pumpkin pies
Whoopie pies
Key Lime pies

15 of 19Choose Your Answer!

If your friend wants to grab some "Italians" for lunch, you know you'll be eating:

16 of 19Choose Your Answer!

"Wear your thickest boots today, there's a lot of _____ on the trail!"

17 of 19Choose Your Answer!

Which of these famous novelists calls Maine home?
Stephen King
Nora Roberts
Nicholas Sparks

18 of 19Choose Your Answer!

If your friend tells you that they're really in a "guam," you know that translates to:
They just had a great streak of luck
They're in a pleasant situation
They're in a spot of trouble

19 of 19Choose Your Answer!

Move away from the ______ State? No way! I'm a Mainah for life.
Show Me
Pine Tree
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Maine locals only - no transplants! Maine is an amazing place to live in! Can you keep up with the lingo like all of the locals? Or do you need your own translator? The Maine pride is real! Do you know all about the locals' favorite foods, sports teams, slang words, hangout spots, and more? Are you a true Maine local? It's time to show you know all about the amazing place that is Maine by answering these educational and insightful trivia questions. It's time to prove that you know its food, culture, and many landmarks! How many do you really know? Let's find out! Sit back, relax, access your memory banks to answer these tricky questions about the things that make this great place what it is! Do you know what the heck steamers actually are? What about Italians? Or even those pesky flatlanders? Do you know what is means to get your "buzz on" or what "honkin" means? Do you enjoy eating beans with brown bread, lobster rolls, red snapper hot dogs, Humpty Dumpty chips, whoopie pies, and blueberries? Can you actually name all the famous lighthouses in the state? Do you shop at the local Hannaford supermarket? Do you love wearing L.L. Bean apparel? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, then you're definitely prepared and ready to answer a lot more fun and challenging questions about Maine culture. We promise you'll learn a lot along the way and get to show off your local pride with all your friends at the end of this quiz. If you think you're enough of a Maine scholar to answer all these brainy questions, hit the play button now and step up to the challenge.