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
East Lower Manhattan
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
Labatt's Blue Beer
Blue Bonnett Biscuits

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 Buffalo
Everything north of Rochester

5 of 20Pick your answer!

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

6 of 20Pick your answer!

You know your an upstater if you can...
Pronounce French names without hesitation
Pronounce Native American 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?
Mighty Taco
Taco Man
Diego's Tacos

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?
Oreo
Macaron
Half moon

11 of 20Pick your answer!

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

12 of 20Pick your answer!

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

13 of 20Pick your answer!

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

14 of 20Pick your answer!

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

15 of 20Pick your answer!

What is "The Adirondacks"?
A famous BBQ restaurant in upstate New York
A park in upstate New York with mountains, lakes, and rivers
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 salad
Chicken rigatoni
Chicken nuggets

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 type of barbecue sauce only eaten in upstate NY
A nickname for a vegaterian
A famous beef sandwich

20 of 20Pick your answer!

What do you mean if you call someone a "Mambi-pambi"?
Oreo
Macaron
Half moon
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