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
Cherrypits
Hushpuppies
2 of 18Choose your answer!
Which of these fluffy cornmeal items is a common breakfast staple in RI?
Johnnycakes
Shrimp and grits
Flapjacks
3 of 18Choose your answer!
What’s “coffee-milk”?
Lingo for coffee mixed with milk
A concoction of milk mixed with coffee syrup
A frozen coffee milkshake
4 of 18Choose your answer!
What might you spot atop one building from the I-95?
The Big Blue Bug
The Giant Green Gazelle
The Small Silver Snake
5 of 18Choose your answer!
If you have to dash out to grab groceries, where might you be headed?
Jewel Osco
Ralph’s
Cumberland Farms
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?
Friar Dom’s is a delicious local hot dog joint
A friendly priest who is famous across the state
Providence College’s (slightly terrifying) mascot
10 of 18Choose your answer!
What is “WaterFire”?
A 5 day music festival
A festival, an art installation, and a ceremony
A mixed drink of whiskey and water
11 of 18Choose your answer!
If you're hungry for a meaty sandwich, you order a:
Hero
Hoagie
Grinder
12 of 18Choose your answer!
Which "Jersey Shore" star was originally from Rhode Island?
Pauly D
Snooki
J-Wow
13 of 18Choose your answer!
What does “extra extra” refer to?
Asking for even more cream and sugar in your coffee
The local Providence newspaper
When you want extra hot sauce on your quahogs
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
Hard clams that didn’t steam properly
Steamed, soft shell clams
16 of 18Choose your answer!
Which island off of the state is rumored to have it’s own ghost ship?
Prudence Island
Goat Island
Block Island
17 of 18Choose your answer!
What's another term you use for a roundabout?
A rotary
A go-around
A U-ey
18 of 18Choose your answer!
RI just might be known to have the most what per capita?
Doughnut shops
24 hour bars
Weed dispenceries
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