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