Quiz: How Well Do You Actually Know Upstate New York Slang?

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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.

 Jul 15, 2018
1 of 18Pick your answer!
Which of these grocery stores would you not find in upstate New York?
2 of 18Pick 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
3 of 18Pick your answer!
The weather outside is "brick." What does this mean?
Very cold
Chilly and overcast
Hot and muggy
4 of 18Pick your answer!
"Beef on weck" is __________.
A type of barbecue sauce only eaten in upstate NY
A famous beef sandwich
A nickname for a vegaterian
5 of 18Pick your answer!
If you tell your buddy you're in the mood for some "blue", what do you want?
Labatt's Blue beer
Blue Bonnet Biscuits
Blue Door Ice Cream
6 of 18Pick your answer!
Which of the following would you eat with "Melba Sauce" in upstate New York?
Mozzarella Sticks
7 of 18Pick your answer!
If you make some "chicken riggies" to bring to a potluck, what did you cook?
Chicken salad
Chicken nuggets
Chicken rigatoni
8 of 18Pick your answer!
What is "The Adirondacks"?
A famous band from New York
A famous BBQ restaurant in upstate New York
A park in upstate New York with mountains, lakes, and rivers
9 of 18Pick your answer!
As an upstate New Yorker, you know Stewart's has the best what?
Pizza, duh!
Ice cream, of course.
Waffles, mhmm.
10 of 18Pick your answer!
Which food originated in Upstate New York?
Buffalo wings
Apple pie
11 of 18Pick your answer!
What would you order if you were at Stewart's?
Buffalo wings
A Caesar salad
Ice cream
12 of 18Pick 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
13 of 18Pick your answer!
If you're eating a "Texas Hot", what type of food are you chowing down on?
Peppered candy
A hot dog
14 of 18Pick your answer!
Your shoes are your shoes, but they're also your ______.
15 of 18Pick your answer!
If you order a "Saranac", what are you going to be receiving?
A margarita
A cold craft beer
A waffle
16 of 18Pick your answer!
You're heading to the SPAC later. What is that?
A shopping mall
A performing arts center
A school
17 of 18Pick your answer!
If you're eating cider donuts, it's probably which season?
18 of 18Pick your answer!
As an upstate New Yorker, you know you're taking this interstate up to your hometown.
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