North Carolina Slang - It’s A Thing! How Many Phrases Do You Know?

True North Carolina locals only, please.

allison janney, geo, liz
'The Way, Way Back" via Fox Searchlight Pictures
 Mar 18, 2019
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Question: 1/20Choose your answer!

If you're from North Carolina, you probably know that famous author, _______, bases most of his novels here!
Stephen King
Julie Garwood
Nicholas Sparks

Question: 2/20Choose your answer!

What are the Outer Banks famous for?
Gorgeous mountains!
Beautiful beaches!
Amazing hiking trails!

Question: 3/20Choose your answer!

Which of these Southern fast food chains has some seriously good fried chicken?
Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles

Question: 4/20Choose your answer!

The shakes at _____ are life. End of discussion.
Cook Out
Shake Shack

Question: 5/20Choose your answer!

No, it's not wine, it's actually cherry soda. It's:
Cherry Spritz
Cherry A & W

Question: 6/20Choose your answer!

During the summer, locals and tourists alike flock to which spot for swimming, surfing and kayaking?
Jersey Board walk
Outer Banks

Question: 7/20Choose your answer!

How do you properly order a hot dog in North Carolina?
All the way (onion, mustard, coleslaw, &chili)
All the way (chili and pickles)
All the way (ketchup and sweet peppers)

Question: 8/20Choose your answer!

Whoa, which of these huge national chains actually started right in North Carolina?
Krispy Kreme
Dunkin' Donuts

Question: 9/20Choose your answer!

Some famous movies were filmed in North Carolina and one of them even starred Tom Hanks. It was:
Forest Gump
The Terminal
The Way, Way Back

Question: 10/20Choose your answer!

This 'slaw' like topping includes everything besides the kitchen sink; green tomatoes, cabbage, pepper, onion, carrot, green bean, and whatever else you would like to mix in.
That's kitchen sink chili, I love it!
Oh yeah, that's Chowchow!
You gotta try "everything coleslaw!"

Question: 11/20Choose your answer!

There is really only one way to drink iced tea in North Carolina, besides it being in a mason jar and that's:
With extra lemons
Iced and sweetened
Hot and unsweetened

Question: 12/20Choose your answer!

You can count on which of these breads just automatically comes with every meal; breakfast, lunch and dinner?
Flat bread
Pita bread

Question: 13/20Choose your answer!

You'd better forget Dunkin' Donuts! Around here, it's all about...
Tim Horton's, which started in NC!
Randy's Donuts, which started in NC!
Krispy Kreme, which started in NC!

Question: 14/20Choose your answer!

In the South, this statement can be taken as a compliment or an insult. What is it?
Oh, bless your soul!
Oh bless me
Bless your heart

Question: 15/20Choose your answer!

North Carolina natives take this tradition very seriously, since they love pork so much.
Pig hollering
Pig roasting
Pig Picking

Question: 16/20Choose your answer!

Driving down the _____ in the fall is a sight to be seen, that's for sure!
Blue Ridge Parkway
Pacific Coast Highway
Route 66

Question: 17/20Choose your answer!

This historic home in North Carolina that is open to the public will make you feel very regal and you can get a sense of how they used to live back in the day.
The Witchester
The Wilshire
The Biltmore

Question: 18/20Choose your answer!

How are you addressing a big group of friends around here?
You'se guys
Yinz guys

Question: 19/20Choose your answer!

How do you properly pronounce Appalachian?

Question: 20/20Choose your answer!

No matter where you may go, you'll always be so proud to be from the:
Gem State!
Tar Heel State!
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