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 restaurant in Baltimore
A musical set 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 _____.
baseball
football
basketball

4 of 18Pick one!

"Old Bay" refers to _____.
a brand of beer
crab cake seasoning
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.
Hon
Hokie
Doncha Know

7 of 18Pick one!

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

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!
Jolly old fellow!
You're weird!

10 of 18Pick one!

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

11 of 18Pick one!

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

12 of 18Pick one!

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

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 purse
A grocery list
Where Dobby hides

16 of 18Pick one!

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

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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