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 _____.
Omaha
Oregon
Ohio

3 of 18Pick one!

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

4 of 18Pick one!

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

5 of 18Pick one!

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

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?
Mobtown
Charm City
The Big Peach

8 of 18Pick one!

How does a true local pronounce Baltimore?
Baltymore
Baltimo
Bawlmer

9 of 18Pick one!

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

10 of 18Pick one!

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

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're getting angry
You want to act out Star Trek
You want to go mountain biking

13 of 18Pick one!

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

14 of 18Pick one!

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

15 of 18Pick one!

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

16 of 18Pick one!

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

17 of 18Pick one!

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

18 of 18Pick one!

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