Rhode Island Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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Do you speak your own state's lingo?

Rhode Island lingo is a thing. Test how savy you are with the words and phrases that are only used in Little Rhody!

 Aug 24, 2018
1 of 18Choose your answer!
What do you call those large and delicious hard clams that are often stuffed or found in po’ boys and clam chowder?
Quahogs
Hushpuppies
Cherrypits
2 of 18Choose your answer!
Which of these fluffy cornmeal items is a common breakfast staple in RI?
Johnnycakes
Flapjacks
Shrimp and grits
3 of 18Choose your answer!
What’s “coffee-milk”?
A frozen coffee milkshake
A concoction of milk mixed with coffee syrup
Lingo for coffee mixed with milk
4 of 18Choose your answer!
What might you spot atop one building from the I-95?
The Big Blue Bug
The Small Silver Snake
The Giant Green Gazelle
5 of 18Choose your answer!
If you have to dash out to grab groceries, where might you be headed?
Cumberland Farms
Jewel Osco
Ralph’s
6 of 18Choose your answer!
What’s “Mr. Potato Head” mean to a Rhode Island native?
We’re talking about the toy right?
That you’ll see them everywhere due to 2000 art installation
Just that it originated here
7 of 18Choose your answer!
What ingredients go on the iconic “Hot Weiner”?
Meat sauce, mustard and onions
Yellow peppers, a full pickle spear and ketchup
Barbeque sauce and onion rings
8 of 18Choose your answer!
Despite the misleading name, which of these items is a delicious milkshake?
Bad-bad
Awful-awful
Terrible-terrible
9 of 18Choose your answer!
“Friar Dom.” What’s that mean to you?
A friendly priest who is famous across the state
Providence College’s (slightly terrifying) mascot
Friar Dom’s is a delicious local hot dog joint
10 of 18Choose your answer!
What is “WaterFire”?
A mixed drink of whiskey and water
A festival, an art installation, and a ceremony
A 5 day music festival
11 of 18Choose your answer!
If you're hungry for a meaty sandwich, you order a:
Hero
Grinder
Hoagie
12 of 18Choose your answer!
Which "Jersey Shore" star was originally from Rhode Island?
J-Wow
Snooki
Pauly D
13 of 18Choose your answer!
What does “extra extra” refer to?
Asking for even more cream and sugar in your coffee
When you want extra hot sauce on your quahogs
The local Providence newspaper
14 of 18Choose your answer!
How long does it take max to get anywhere in the state?
An hour
3 hours
30 minutes
15 of 18Choose your answer!
Steamers. What are those?
Tender mussels
Steamed, soft shell clams
Hard clams that didn’t steam properly
16 of 18Choose your answer!
Which island off of the state is rumored to have it’s own ghost ship?
Block Island
Prudence Island
Goat Island
17 of 18Choose your answer!
What's another term you use for a roundabout?
A rotary
A U-ey
A go-around
18 of 18Choose your answer!
RI just might be known to have the most what per capita?
24 hour bars
Weed dispenceries
Doughnut shops
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