No It’s Not Gibberish! It’s Pennsylvania Speak! How Many Words Do YOU Know?

Real PA locals only, please. Are you up to it?

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 Mar 20, 2019
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Question: 1/20Choose your answer!


How do locals typically shorten Pennsylvania when talking about it?
Usually as Penn State.
We like to drop it to "Vania"
It's PA, c'mon!

Question: 2/20Choose your answer!


PA natives love to cheer on which skilled college football team?
Philadelphia University
University of Pittsburgh Panthers
Penn State Nittany Lions

Question: 3/20Choose your answer!


You know someone's a tourist, as soon as they pronounce Reading, PA as:
Reed-ing
Redd-ing
Raid-ing

Question: 4/20Choose your answer!


What day is practically considered an unofficial holiday in PA, with some people even calling out of work?
Philly Cheesesteak Day
The start of hunting season
Black Friday

Question: 5/20Choose your answer!


When someone refers to the terrible towel, what are they talking about?
Someone who brings bad luck
A big storm
The Steelers rally towel

Question: 6/20Choose your answer!


Which two NFL teams call PA their home and completely divide the state's loyalty?
The Steelers and Giants
The Eagles and Patriots
The Eagles and Steelers

Question: 7/20Choose your answer!


In Philly they say 'youse' and in Pittsburgh they say 'yinz' what do these words mean?
It means "you all"
It's a greeting
Yinz is just another word for yams

Question: 8/20Choose your answer!


Any PA native will tell you that This PA amusement park is hands down the best!
Hershey Park
Six Flags
Disney World

Question: 9/20Choose your answer!


Hmm, it might sound like a board game, but which of these is actually pork scraps combined with cornmeal and flour?
Pig Patty
Mush
Scrapple

Question: 10/20Choose your answer!


PA's very own beer that is pretty tricky to pronounce for an out-of-towner is:
Budweiser
Cisco
Yuengling

Question: 11/20Choose your answer!


PA locals don't call it a creek, they call it a ______.
Stream
Crick
River

Question: 12/20Choose your answer!


Sounds odd, but it's fairly common to throw a party at your local ______.
Fire hall
Park
High school gym

Question: 13/20Choose your answer!


How do you refer to “sunny side up” eggs?
Dippy eggs
Yummy eggs
Trippy eggs

Question: 14/20Choose your answer!


Others may refer to it as an Italian sandwich or sub, but around these parts, it's definitely a:
Hoagie
Submarine
Melt

Question: 15/20Choose your answer!


Don't let the name confuse you! Which of these hot dogs is actually a PA staple?
New York Hot dog
Texas hot dogs
Chicago hot dog

Question: 16/20Choose your answer!


There are a lot of Amish in PA, so it's not uncommon to have to pass a ______ in the road every now and then.
Zamboni
Golf-cart
Horse-drawn buggy

Question: 17/20Choose your answer!


Which of these foods is PA not KNOWN to make especially well?
Soft Pretzels
Cheesesteak
Fried Okra

Question: 18/20Choose your answer!


This might taste similar to root beer, but any local will be very quick to correct you that ____ IS NOT ROOT BEER.
Birch Beer
Foxon Park
Sassafras Beer

Question: 19/20Choose your answer!


Which of these pies is pretty well known in these parts?
Shoofly pie
Key lime pie
Pear pie

Question: 20/20True or False?


Blue Ball, PA and Intercourse, PA are all real towns.
Are you serious? Who would name towns that, false!
Can't tell you why, but yes that's true.
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