Wisconsin Lingo - It’s A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

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You know Wisconsin, but do you speak Wisconsin?

Wisconsin words and phrases. How well do you know Wisconsin slang? Things only Wisconsin's say. The Wisconsin words.

 Jan 12, 2019
1 of 23Pick your answer!
"Guldarn." What's it mean?
A large caldron
A nicer substitute for "goddamn"
A type of lake bird
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What does it mean when you hear a Wisconsinite say: "I have to go to the tyme machine"
They want to go back in time to the 70s
They need to take money out of an ATM
They need a clock to see the time
3 of 23Pick your answer!
What's an FIB known to do?
Have Illinois plates and drive horribly
Blend in like a true Wisconsinite
Drive exceptionally well
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What might you hear your grandparent exclaim?
"Shoots!"
"Cripes!"
"Crates!"
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What do you call one of those transplants from Northern Michigan?
A yooper
A booster
A blooper
6 of 23Pick your answer!
How does a Wisconsinite end a question: "Do you want to see a movie, _________?"
how about so
or no
maybe not
7 of 23Pick your answer!
What noise does a good cheese curd make?
A good cheese curd shouldn't make any noise
It squeaks
It howls
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What are you doing if you're "stopping to da pig" ?
Going completely ham at the bar later
Picking up ham for dinner
Stopping at Piggly Wiggly grocery store on the way home
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How does a true Wisconsinite pronounce "Milwaukee"?
Mil-walkie
Mi-Wak-ee
Mil-wall-kie
10 of 23Pick your answer!
What is the last family meal of the night called?
Dinner
Lunch
Supper
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"Up Nort'" is what?
When you're really mad
When you go on a date
Northern Wisconsin
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"N' so?" means:
Isn't that so?
Go away
Uh no way
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How far would you say Madison is from Milwaukee?
About an hour and a half drive
80 miles
130 kilometers
14 of 23Pick your answer!
What do Wisconsinites call traffic lights?
Red and green goes
Stop and go lights
Stop-it blinkers
15 of 23Pick your answer!
"You betcha" means?
Time to go to the casino
I forgot
Of course!
16 of 23Pick your answer!
How do you address a group?
Dudes
Youse guys
Yall
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"Cripes sake!" is a(n) _______.
exclamation
dirty word
compliment
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"Ya hey der!" is a(n) ________.
greeting
term of endearment
angry phrase
19 of 23Pick your answer!
What's the typical Friday night meal?
Pizza
Steak
Fish Fry
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"Come up real quick once" means?
Remember that one time?
Come over
I only want to see you once
21 of 23Pick your answer!
What do you get a drink from?
A bubbler
A water fountain
A sprouter
22 of 23Pick your answer!
What is the most commonly served food before a packer game?
Chicken
Brats
Tacos
23 of 23Pick your answer!
What sound do you make if you bump into someone?
Erps!
Ope!
Whop!
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