Quiz: Can You Finish These 16 NYC Phrases West Coasters Just Don't Get?

Can you talk like a local?

new york, NYC
NBC
 Jun 17, 2018
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Question: 1/16Choose your answer!


If you’re ordering pizza, you’re ordering a _____.
piece
bite
slice

Question: 2/16Choose your answer!


What do you call traveling east to west or vice versa?
The long way
EW
Crosstown

Question: 3/16Choose your answer!


If you want a coffee with two cream or milk and two sugars, what do you order?
NY coffee
The Regular
Creamed coffee

Question: 4/16Choose your answer!


Food ordered from a food cart is _____.
snacks
street food
grub

Question: 5/16Choose your answer!


If you’re heading north in Manhattan, where do you say you are headed?
Uptown
Up north
Downtown

Question: 6/16Choose your answer!


The steps leading up to an apartment building are called what?
The stairs
The stoop
The porch

Question: 7/16Choose your answer!


You don’t stand in line, you stand _____.
in wait
on hold
ON line

Question: 8/16Choose your answer!


Long Island is also called what?
The Island
The LI
Little NY

Question: 9/16Choose your answer!


If you’re traveling south in Manhattan, where do you say you are headed?
Downtown
Downwards
Uptown

Question: 10/16Choose your answer!


A bagel is topped with _____.
cream
schmear
whip

Question: 11/16Choose your answer!


If you’re in the area south of Houston, you’re where?
Little Italy
Chinatown
SoHo

Question: 12/16Choose your answer!


Anything above the northernmost borough is considered what?
Upstate
Out of town
Downstate

Question: 13/16Choose your answer!


If you want to tell a cab driver you’re heading to Manhattan, you can call it what?
Uptown
The Island
The City

Question: 14/16Choose your answer!


The corner stores in New York are called _____.
grocers
small shops
bodegas

Question: 15/16Choose your answer!


The train in New York is called what?
The railway
The subway
The metro

Question: 16/16Choose your answer!


If you want a snack, you want some _____.
goodies
bites
nosh
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