Jersey Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Actually Know?


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If you grew up in New Jersey or are obsessed with Jersey Shore, you'll have no problem passing this quiz all about various Jersey lingo and slang!

 Mar 07, 2018

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"Coffee" or "cawfee"?

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What is a "piney" in New Jersey?
Something you call your sibling
Someone who hails from the Southern Pine region of Jersey
A tourist

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What is the "Jersey slide?"
Travelling quickly from the left lane all the way to the exit ramp
A type of slip n slide
Taking turns at full speed while sliding

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How would you pronounce the word "talk"?

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Where is "Brick City" in New Jersey?
Cape May
New Jersey

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"Devil" is:
when you're mom packs your lunch
scary creature that lives in the Pine Barren region of New Jersey
a spicy drink

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What's your pronunciation preference: "Drawer" or "drahw"?

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What are "jimmies"?
Distant cousins

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Who would you call a "Benny'?
The zookeeper
The milkman
A loud, flashy tourist

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What is a "jughandle'?
A type of soda
A gift you give to mom
A traffic circle/ way to make left turns

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"AC" stands for:
Atlantic City
Alternate City
Arts and Crafts

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Who is "the boss"?
Bruce Springsteen
The Mayor
Your mom

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What kind of food is a "ripper"?
Beef jerky
A deep-fried hot dog
A lolli-pop

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How do you pronounce Crayon?

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"The city" refers to:
Los Angeles
New York City

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What are "disco fries"?
French fries with cheese and gravy
Sweet potato chips
Carrot sticks with sauce

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How would you pronounce the word "water"?

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"Down the shore" means:
Going to grandmothers
Down the street numbers
To the beach

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What's "wawa"?
Convenience store

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North Jersey may refer to this kind of sandwich as a "sub", but South Jersey calls it a...
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