New England Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do YOU Actually Know?

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Think you know New England slang words? Let's find out!

A quiz about slang words and phrases that are native to the New England region and people who live there.

 Jul 07, 2018
1 of 18Pick your answer!
When a New Englander says "ayuh" what do they mean?
Yes
No
What
2 of 18Pick your answer!
If someone's swinging by the packie, what are they picking up?
Flowers
Liquor
Groceries
3 of 18Pick your answer!
What is a Hoodsie Cup filled with?
Ice cream
Juice
Liquor
4 of 18Pick your answer!
If someone's banging a uey, what are they doing?
Stealing a car
Hitting their head
Making a U-turn
5 of 18Pick your answer!
What's another word for tourists?
Tree creepers
Peeping toms
Leaf peepers
6 of 18Pick your answer!
What's another name for a water fountain?
A bubbla
Sparkler
A spring
7 of 18Pick your answer!
If someone's very daring, they've got a lot of ______.
jumpstart
fury
moxie
8 of 18Pick your answer!
If you're stuck behind a reckless driver, you might shout:
Masshole!
Dagnabbits!
Sailor!
9 of 18Pick your answer!
To you, sipping on a "frappe" is the same as sipping on a _______.
Coffee
Grenada
Milkshake
10 of 18Pick your answer!
What does "carriage” refer to?
A baby car seat
A shopping cart
A basket
11 of 18Pick your answer!
What is candlepin bowling?
Basketball
Bowling with small pins and a small ball
Outdoor bowling
12 of 18Pick your answer!
What is a fluffernutter?
A derogatory term for a person
A type of bird
A sandwich made with peanut butter and marshmallow fluff
13 of 18Pick your answer!
Which state is in New England?
Virginia
Maine
New Jersey
14 of 18Pick your answer!
What do New Englanders call the colorful round toppings put on desserts?
Jimmies
Toppers
Johns
15 of 18Pick your answer!
Which coffee shop is most popular in New England?
Dunkin' Donuts
Caribou Coffee
Starbucks
16 of 18Pick your answer!
What professional baseball team is popular in New England?
The Bears
The Boston Red Sox
The White Sox
17 of 18Pick your answer!
What term is used for a roundabout?
Loop
Rotary
Turnstile
18 of 18Pick your answer!
On the weekends in New England, you might go bargain hunting at a ______.
Yard sale
Garage sale
Tag sale
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