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
Frappe
Milkshake
Root beer float

3 of 18Pick your answer!

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

4 of 18Pick your answer!

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

5 of 18Pick your answer!

I left my watch in the _________________.
Crawlspace
Cellah
Basement

6 of 18Pick your answer!

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

7 of 18True Or False?

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

8 of 18What is this?

awesomeboston.org
An eclair
A Boston Creme Pie
A donut

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 Town
Cape Hatteras
Cape Cod

11 of 18Pick your answer!

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

12 of 18Pick your answer!

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

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 mickie
A packie
A sudsie

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?
Go to bed
Relax
Stop drinking

17 of 18Pick your answer!

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

18 of 18Pick your answer!

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