Upstate NY Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

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Do you know the difference between a Beef on Weck and a Texas Hot?

Quiz/ test about upstate New York slang. Do you know upstate New York language and lingo? New York state.

 Mar 01, 2018
1 of 20Pick your answer!
If you are going to "Alphabet City" where are you going?
Staten Island
Long Island
East Lower Manhattan
2 of 20Pick your answer!
If you tell your buddy you're in the mood for some "blue", what do you want?
Blue Door Ice Cream
Labatt's Blue Beer
Blue Bonnett Biscuits
3 of 20Pick your answer!
What do you mean if you call someone a "Mambi-pambi"?
It's a term of endearment for a significant other
They're extremely intelligent
They whine a lot
4 of 20Pick your answer!
Exactly where is upstate New York?
Everything north of Rochester
Everything north of the Burroughs of New York City
Everything north of Buffalo
5 of 20Pick your answer!
If you tell someone you are "on line" what exactly do you mean?
You are standing in a line
You are on the phone
You are on the internet
6 of 20Pick your answer!
You know your an upstater if you can...
Pronounce Native American names without hesitation
Pronounce French names without hesitation
Pronounce German names without hesitation
7 of 20Pick your answer!
To an Upstater, who would have the best bagels?
Brueggers
Rich's
Einstein
8 of 20Pick your answer!
Where do you get the best Tacos?
Diego's Tacos
Taco Man
Mighty Taco
9 of 20Pick your answer!
How do true upstaters do potatoes?
Garlic
Mashed
Salt
10 of 20Pick your answer!
What cookie does every kid want to find in their lunch?
Half moon
Oreo
Macaron
11 of 20Pick your answer!
If you order a "Saranac", what are you going to be receiving?
A margarita
A waffle
A cold craft beer
12 of 20Pick your answer!
If you're eating a "Texas Hot", what type of food are you chowing down on?
Eggs
Peppered candy
A hot dog
13 of 20Pick your answer!
"Sponge Candy" is ___________.
a toffee candy with fudge and lots of sugar
a drink at Bill's, a famous restaurant in Buffalo
a nickname for new students at SUNY
14 of 20Pick your answer!
What would you order if you were at Stewart's?
Ice cream
A Caesar salad
Buffalo wings
15 of 20Pick your answer!
What is "The Adirondacks"?
A park in upstate New York with mountains, lakes, and rivers
A famous BBQ restaurant in upstate New York
A famous band from New York
16 of 20Pick your answer!
If you make some "chicken riggies" to bring to a potluck, what did you cook?
Chicken rigatoni
Chicken nuggets
Chicken salad
17 of 20Pick your answer!
Which of the following would you eat with "Melba Sauce" in upstate New York?
Mozzarella Sticks
Ribs
Tacos
18 of 20Pick your answer!
People from Buffalo know all about...
Everything Lake related
Everything traffic related
Everything snow related
19 of 20Pick your answer!
"Beef on weck" is __________.
A nickname for a vegaterian
A type of barbecue sauce only eaten in upstate NY
A famous beef sandwich
20 of 20Pick your answer!
What do you mean if you call someone a "Mambi-pambi"?
Half moon
Oreo
Macaron
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