Massachusetts Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

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Do you know the meaning of these Massachusetts terms?

If you're a born and bred native—or an aficionado—of The Bay State, take this quiz to see how well you know these slang terms!

 Apr 12, 2018

1 of 18True or false!

To a resident of Massachusetts, "wicked" means "very."
False
True

2 of 18What is this?

www.seriouseats.com
Milkshake
Frappe
Root beer float

3 of 18Pick your answer!

What is "gravy"?
It means everything is fine
Meat sauce
Tomato sauce

4 of 18Pick your answer!

What's a "statee”?
A tourist
A local
A state trooper

5 of 18Pick your answer!

I left my watch in the _________________.
Basement
Cellah
Crawlspace

6 of 18Pick your answer!

What does "book" mean to someone from Massachuetts?
To flee or leave
It's something you read
To study

7 of 18True Or False?

“Bizza” is slang for a big pizza.
False
True

8 of 18What is this?

awesomeboston.org
A Boston Creme Pie
A donut
An eclair

9 of 18Pick your answer!

If someone calls you a "chowdahead" what does that mean?
You're smart
You love seafood
You're an idiot

10 of 18Pick your answer!

When you're going to "The Cape" where are you going?
Cape Hatteras
Cape Town
Cape Cod

11 of 18Pick your answer!

When you drink "tonic" what are you drinking?
Sparkling water
Herbal Tea
Soda

12 of 18Pick your answer!

What's "The T"?
The subway
A freeway the runs through the middle of the Boston
The turnpike

13 of 18What is this?

travel
VisitPhilly.com
A fountain
A pond
A bubbler

14 of 18Pick your answer!

Where do you buy your liquor in Massachuetts?
A sudsie
A packie
A mickie

15 of 18True Or False!

Natives hate it when anyone refers to Boston as "Beantown."
True
False

16 of 18Pick your answer!

What does "calm your liver" mean?
Stop drinking
Go to bed
Relax

17 of 18Pick your answer!

What does "FBI" stand for?
Foreign Born Irish
Frontier Booking International
Federal Bureau Of Investigation

18 of 18Pick your answer!

What school is considered "The Law School"?
MIT
Boston University
Harvard
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