Baltimore Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do YOU Know?

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Baltimore. Maryland. Slang. Thick accents. Hairspray. Musicals. New England. Bamma. Off Brand. Loafed.

 Apr 14, 2018

1 of 18Pick one!

"Hairspray" refers to _____.
A musical set in Baltimore
A restaurant in Baltimore
A hair salon in Baltimore

2 of 18Pick one!

The initials of the B & O Railroad stand for Baltimore and _____.
Oregon
Ohio
Omaha

3 of 18Pick one!

If someone mentions the "Orioles," they're talking about _____.
basketball
football
baseball

4 of 18Pick one!

"Old Bay" refers to _____.
crab cake seasoning
a brand of beer
a bay of water

5 of 18Pick one!

If someone is talking about the "Ravens," they're talking about _____.
tourists
birds
football

6 of 18Pick one!

This slang term is used so much that Baltimore literally has an annual festival for it.
Hokie
Doncha Know
Hon

7 of 18Pick one!

Which of the following is NOT a nickname for Baltimore?
Charm City
The Big Peach
Mobtown

8 of 18Pick one!

How does a true local pronounce Baltimore?
Baltimo
Baltymore
Bawlmer

9 of 18Pick one!

What does "hon" mean at the end of a sentence?
Have a nice day!
You're weird!
Jolly old fellow!

10 of 18Pick one!

What does it mean to "book someone"?
To exchange numbers
To throw them in jail
To go to Barnes and Noble together

11 of 18Pick one!

What does it mean to "go ham"?
To eat like no other on Turkey Day
To celebrate Boxing Day, even if you don't know why
To go out of control

12 of 18Pick one!

What does someone mean when they say you're getting "kirk"?
You're getting angry
You want to go mountain biking
You want to act out Star Trek

13 of 18Pick one!

What does it mean to "loaf"?
To eat a ton of bread
To take an afternoon nap
To flake on something

14 of 18Pick one!

What's a "berger"?
Classic American hamburger
Frog legs
Vanilla shortbread cookie topped with fudge

15 of 18Pick one!

What is a "pockeybook"?
A grocery list
A purse
Where Dobby hides

16 of 18Pick one!

What do you see when you see a "five-oh"?
A storm
A cop
An elephant

17 of 18Pick one!

What does it mean to be "off brand"?
Green
Lame
Incredibly cool

18 of 18Pick one!

What does it mean when someone is a "bamma"?
They like frogs
They don't dress well or fit in
They're from the south
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