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

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Calling all Massholes. You have permission to flip the bird if you don’t pass.

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

 Aug 24, 2018
1 of 18Choose your answer!
Mass is the only state to celebrate which holiday?
Evacuation Day
Emergency Day
Exuberance Day
2 of 18Choose your answer!
If someone says “they couldn’t get it past the green monster” what do they mean?
The rumored monster at Lake Onota
It’s hard to hit a homerun out of left field at Fenway Park
Your tax guy
3 of 18Choose your answer!
Which curse plagued the Red Sox?
The Curse of Rocky Colavito
The Curse of the Billy Goat
The Curse of the Bambino
4 of 18Choose your answer!
If you want chocolate sprinkles on your ice cream, what do you say?
Johnnies
Jimmies
Tabithas
5 of 18Choose your answer!
Which sports team do you hate with all your guts?
The Orioles
The Yankees
The Blue Jays
6 of 18Choose your answer!
Massachusetts is famous for growing which berry?
Strawberry
Blackberry
Cranberry
7 of 18Choose your answer!
Growing up, you always heard the story about which famous female murderer?
Jane Toppan
Lizzie Bordon
8 of 18Choose your answer!
Which coffee chain was founded in Massachusetts?
Caribou Coffee
Starbucks
Dunkin' Donuts
9 of 18Choose your answer!
Where do you buy your liquor?
A mickie
A packie
A sudsie
10 of 18Choose your answer!
Rightfully so, you've got a ton of pride for which NFL team?
The New England Patriots
The Washington Redskins
The Philadelphia Eagles
11 of 18Choose your answer!
Really being from MA, how would pronounce the city "Amherst"?
Am-yurst
Am-erst (no h noise)
Am-herst
12 of 18Choose your answer!
“The Cape” refers to which cape?
Cape Canaveral
Cape Ann
Cape Cod
13 of 18Choose your answer!
You’d best not ask for which ingredient in your chowder?
Potatoes
Clams
Tomatoes
14 of 18Choose your answer!
If you order a regular coffee in Mass, you’ll get:
A black coffee
A small coffee
A coffee with cream and sugar
15 of 18Choose your answer!
What’s another word you use for trash can?
Drum
Barrel
Vat
16 of 18Choose your answer!
What word has been used to describe bad MA drivers?
Massholes
Massters of bad driving
Massochists
17 of 18Choose your answer!
Finish the sentence: “Lynn, Lynn, the City of ______.”
Sin
Spin
Grin
18 of 18Choose your answer!
True or false: Natives aren’t a fan of calling Boston “Beantown”?
False
True
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