Quiz: How Well Do You Actually Know Las Cruces Slang?

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Lingo from "The City of the Crosses"!

Lingo from Las Cruces, NM. Can you pass this Las Cruces lingo quiz? Take the Las Cruces words quiz! Things people say in Las Cruces.

 Aug 31, 2016
1 of 10Pick your answer!
"NMSU" stands for ____.
New Mexico State University
Not Mountain State U-Turn
New Makeup School University
2 of 10Pick your answer!
An "Aggie" is a nickname for someone that _____.
hates cows
goes on long walks
attends NMSU
3 of 10Pick your answer!
"Mesilla Valley" refers to ____.
a club for dancing
a burger bar
the State Park
4 of 10Pick your answer!
A "luminaria" is _____.
little huts made of dirt
a type of desert rodent
a sidewalk bonfire
5 of 10Pick your answer!
"Farolitos" are ______ that are hung up during the holidays.
tea lights
plastic birds
6 of 10Pick your answer!
The "PRIDE" of New Mexico is the _____.
marching band at New Mexico State University
state tree
7 of 10Pick your answer!
If you ask for your food "Christmas-style" you are getting _____.
both red and green chile sauce on your food
it deep-fried
it served upside down
8 of 10Pick your answer!
A "ristra" is a ____ decoration.
9 of 10Pick your answer!
"Pistol Pete" is the name of the ____.
mascot for the New Mexico State
mascot for Pete's Burgers
town mayor
10 of 10Pick your answer!
"Biscochitos" are a _____.
type of food
type of cactus
homemade paste
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