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.

 Apr 09, 2018

1 of 22Pick your answer!

What is candlepin bowling?
Basketball
Bowling with small pins and a small ball
Outdoor bowling

2 of 22Pick your answer!

What is a U-ey?
A female sheep
A non-local
A U-turn

3 of 22Pick your answer!

What is a leaf peeper?
Someone who visits New England to see the changing leaves
Someone who uses alternative medicine
Someone who is a vegan

4 of 22Pick your answer!

What is a packie?
A supermarket
A school
A liquor store

5 of 22Pick your answer!

What is a Hoodsie Cup is filled with?
Ice cream
French fries
Chocolate

6 of 22Pick your answer!

If someone has vigor, stamina and guts, then they have:
Courage
Nerve
Moxie

7 of 22Pick your answer!

What is a frappe?
Popsicle
Coffee
Milkshake or thickshake

8 of 22Pick your answer!

What is New Hampshire's state motto?
Live free or die.
Live free or suffer.
Live free or be a slave.

9 of 22Pick your answer!

What is American chop suey?
Tomato soup
Fried rice
Macaroni, beef and tomato sauce

10 of 22Pick your answer!

Ayuh is another way of saying:
No
Yes
Wow

11 of 22Finish the sentence!

"Go get a drink of water from the ________."
Drinking fountain
Cooler
Bubbler

12 of 22Pick your answer!

In New England, what do you put your groceries in?
A carriage
A cart
A buggy

13 of 22Pick your answer!

A coffee with cream and sugar is known as a:
Milk coffee
Iced coffee
Coffee regular

14 of 22Pick your answer!

What is an elastic?
A hair tie
Rubber band
Something that holds up gym pants

15 of 22Pick your answer!

A grinder is a:
Social media app
Someone who works hard
Hot sub sandwich

16 of 22Pick your answer!

A hornpout is a kind of:
Snapper
Catfish
Salmon

17 of 22Pick your answer!

When you go to hospital, you have to wear a:
Johnny
Jimmy
Joey

18 of 22Pick your answer!

What is a rotary?
A cooking utensil
A roundabout or traffic circle
A unit of measurement

19 of 22Pick your answer!

Statie is short for a:
Border
State trooper
Highway

20 of 22Pick your answer!

What is another word for tonic?
Soda
Water
Juice

21 of 22Fill in the blank!

That book was ________ good.
Way
Wicked
Totally

22 of 22Pick your answer!

Samuel Adams is a type of:
Beer
Dessert
Chocolate
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