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
Groceries
Liquor
3 of 18Pick your answer!
What is a Hoodsie Cup filled with?
Juice
Liquor
Ice cream
4 of 18Pick your answer!
If someone's banging a uey, what are they doing?
Making a U-turn
Stealing a car
Hitting their head
5 of 18Pick your answer!
What's another word for tourists?
Leaf peepers
Peeping toms
Tree creepers
6 of 18Pick your answer!
What's another name for a water fountain?
Sparkler
A spring
A bubbla
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:
Dagnabbits!
Masshole!
Sailor!
9 of 18Pick your answer!
To you, sipping on a "frappe" is the same as sipping on a _______.
Milkshake
Coffee
Grenada
10 of 18Pick your answer!
What does "carriage” refer to?
A baby car seat
A basket
A shopping cart
11 of 18Pick your answer!
What is candlepin bowling?
Bowling with small pins and a small ball
Outdoor bowling
Basketball
12 of 18Pick your answer!
What is a fluffernutter?
A type of bird
A sandwich made with peanut butter and marshmallow fluff
A derogatory term for a person
13 of 18Pick your answer!
Which state is in New England?
New Jersey
Virginia
Maine
14 of 18Pick your answer!
What do New Englanders call the colorful round toppings put on desserts?
Johns
Jimmies
Toppers
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 White Sox
The Bears
The Boston Red Sox
17 of 18Pick your answer!
What term is used for a roundabout?
Rotary
Turnstile
Loop
18 of 18Pick your answer!
On the weekends in New England, you might go bargain hunting at a ______.
Tag sale
Garage sale
Yard sale
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