New England Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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Find out whether you’re really from New England or not by taking this quiz and giving translations to traditional New England slang words.

 Aug 16, 2018
1 of 22Pick your answer!
What is a leaf peeper?
Someone who is a vegan
Someone who visits New England to see the changing leaves
Someone who uses alternative medicine
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What is a packie?
A liquor store
A supermarket
A school
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Which coffee shop do you consider a good alternative to Starbucks?
Dunkin' Donuts
Caribou Coffee
The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf
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What is a Hoodsie Cup is filled with?
French fries
Ice cream
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If someone has vigor, stamina and guts, then they have:
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What is candlepin bowling?
Bowling with small pins and a small ball
Outdoor bowling
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What is a frappe?
Milkshake or thickshake
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What is New Hampshire's state motto?
Live free or die.
Live free or suffer.
Live free or be a slave.
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What is American chop suey?
Fried rice
Tomato soup
Macaroni, beef and tomato sauce
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Ayuh is another way of saying:
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If someone mentions "the Cape," which one are they probably referring to?
Cape Ann
Cape Canaveral
Cape Cod
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How would you say you're going to make a u-turn?
I'm gonna bang a u-ey
I'm gonna turn this cart around
I'm gonna slap a pony
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A coffee with cream and sugar is known as a:
Iced coffee
Coffee regular
Milk coffee
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What is an elastic?
Something that holds up gym pants
Rubber band
A hair tie
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A grinder is a:
Hot sub sandwich
Social media app
Someone who works hard
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What are jimmies?
Chocolate Sprinkles
Sub Sandwiches
Salmon Eggs
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When you go to hospital, you have to wear a:
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What is a rotary?
A roundabout or traffic circle
A cooking utensil
A unit of measurement
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Statie is short for a:
State trooper
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What is another word for tonic?
21 of 22Pick your answer!
That book was ________ good.
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Samuel Adams is a type of:
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