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

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?
East Lower Manhattan
Staten Island
Long Island

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
Blue Bonnett Biscuits
Labatt's Blue Beer

3 of 20Pick your answer!

What do you mean if you call someone a "Mambi-pambi"?
They're extremely intelligent
It's a term of endearment for a significant other
They whine a lot

4 of 20Pick your answer!

Exactly where is upstate New York?
Everything north of the Burroughs of New York City
Everything north of Rochester
Everything north of Buffalo

5 of 20Pick your answer!

If you tell someone you are "on line" what exactly do you mean?
You are on the internet
You are standing in a line
You are on the phone

6 of 20Pick your answer!

You know your an upstater if you can...
Pronounce German names without hesitation
Pronounce Native American names without hesitation
Pronounce French names without hesitation

7 of 20Pick your answer!

To an Upstater, who would have the best bagels?

8 of 20Pick your answer!

Where do you get the best Tacos?
Taco Man
Diego's Tacos
Mighty Taco

9 of 20Pick your answer!

How do true upstaters do potatoes?

10 of 20Pick your answer!

What cookie does every kid want to find in their lunch?
Half moon

11 of 20Pick your answer!

If you order a "Saranac", what are you going to be receiving?
A waffle
A cold craft beer
A margarita

12 of 20Pick your answer!

If you're eating a "Texas Hot", what type of food are you chowing down on?
A hot dog
Peppered candy

13 of 20Pick your answer!

"Sponge Candy" is ___________.
a nickname for new students at SUNY
a drink at Bill's, a famous restaurant in Buffalo
a toffee candy with fudge and lots of sugar

14 of 20Pick your answer!

What would you order if you were at Stewart's?
A Caesar salad
Buffalo wings
Ice cream

15 of 20Pick your answer!

What is "The Adirondacks"?
A famous BBQ restaurant in upstate New York
A famous band from New York
A park in upstate New York with mountains, lakes, and rivers

16 of 20Pick your answer!

If you make some "chicken riggies" to bring to a potluck, what did you cook?
Chicken nuggets
Chicken rigatoni
Chicken salad

17 of 20Pick your answer!

Which of the following would you eat with "Melba Sauce" in upstate New York?
Mozzarella Sticks

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
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