Quiz: Can You Ace The Official Nantucket Slang Test?

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Are you a year rounder or a tourist?

Quiz/ test about Nantucket slang. How well do you know the language of Cape Cod and Nantucket? Nantucket lingo.

 Aug 16, 2016

1 of 10Pick your answer!

What does it mean if you are "Coasting down Orange Street"?
You are angry with your parents
You're falling in love
You're taking a stroll

2 of 10Pick your answer!

If you tell someone to "come aboard", what do you mean?
Come on in!
Don't be silly!
Don't jump to conclusions

3 of 10Pick your answer!

If you go on a "rantum scoot", you are _________.
On a year long volunteering expedition
On a day's voyage with no particular destination
Out on the dance floor

4 of 10Pick your answer!

What is a "cubby hole"?
A storage unit in many Nantucket houses
A small bar that serves only beer and seafood
A juice shop

5 of 10Pick your answer!

If you're at a "gam" with friends, what are you doing?
At a seafood eating contest
You're at a social gathering
At the local library

6 of 10Which of the following is the accurate Nantucket phrase?

"You're as queer as ___________!"
huckleberry chowder
island glass
Lord Deaton

7 of 10Pick your answer!

If you tell a friend you're fighting some "headwind", what do you mean?
You are ready to party
You're dealing with some difficulties you need to overcome
You're having an argument with your significant other

8 of 10Pick your answer!

If you wish someone "greasy luck", what are you implying?
You're wishing them good luck
You are saying happy anniversary
You want them to lose money gambling

9 of 10Pick your answer!

Who would you refer to as "Old Town Turkey"?
A resident of Martha's Vineyard
A chef
A crab

10 of 10Which of the following is the accurate Nantucket phrase?

"You're as wild as a ___________!"
Tuckernuck steer
girl in her thirties!
man on Facebook!
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