No, It’s Not Gibberish - It’s Florida Speak! How Many Words Do YOU Know?

Real Florida locals only, please!

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 Dec 15, 2018
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Question: 1/20Pick Your Answer!

Which of these perks are one of the many that folks living in Florida get to enjoy?
Great public transportation
Abundant rent control
No state taxes!

Question: 2/20Pick Your Answer!

"The Great American Race," aka the _________, takes place every year in February.
Pocono 400
Indy 500
Daytona 500

Question: 3/20Pick Your Answer!

What are the two main bodies of water surrounding Florida?
The Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean
The Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea
The Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico

Question: 4/20Pick Your Answer!

Florida isn't called the Space Coast for nothing! If conditions are good, you can see NASA rockets launching from the ____________ just about anywhere in Florida!
Ronald Reagan Space Center
Abraham Lincoln Space Center
John F. Kennedy Space Center

Question: 5/20Pick Your Answer!

If you think Georgia knows how to do peaches, then you really need to taste Florida's:

Question: 6/20Pick Your Answer!

If you're in Florida, you bet you're gonna eat some great ______ pie!
Chocolate silk
Key lime

Question: 7/20Pick Your Answer!

If you drive at all, expect to be scraping exploded _______ off your windshield. Sorry!
Palmetto bugs

Question: 8/20Pick Your Answer!

Which grocery store chain do Floridians love to death?
Piggly Wiggly!!!

Question: 9/20Pick Your Answer!

Floridians are so used to heat that any temperature below 70 degrees, give or take, calls for a jacket.
Um, false.
Ugh, true.

Question: 10/20Pick Your Answer!

Forget snow days, Florida kids skip school for:
Tornado days
Hurricane days
Earthquake days

Question: 11/20Pick Your Answer!

These guys may seem scary and intimidating, but in Florida, they're just a part of life! You definitely won't have to look very hard to find some:

Question: 12/20Pick Your Answer!

Which large swamp system straddles the Georgia-Florida line?
The Atchafalaya Swamp
The Okefenokee Swamp
The Everglades

Question: 13/20Pick Your Answer!

Step back, Warriors! The Miami _______ is coming for you!

Question: 14/20Pick Your Answer!

You've probably attended your fair share of hurricane parties. Right?

Question: 15/20Pick Your Answer!

Growing up in Florida around tons of gators, you definitely learned the importance of:
The zig zag
The shuffle
The back and forth

Question: 16/20Pick Your Answer!

No Florida dinner is complete without a side of:
Hush puppies!

Question: 17/20Pick Your Answer!

Florida's gentle giants swim slowly and are just a joy to be around. If you want to spend some time with them, you're in for a real treat:
Yes, I love manatees!
Yes, I love whale sharks!
Yes, I love sea lions!

Question: 18/20Pick Your Answer!

Florida is home to over 700 natural springs. Woohoo!

Question: 19/20Pick Your Answer!

Which popular sports drink was developed in Florida?

Question: 20/20Pick Your Answer!

As a local, you couldn't be more proud to live in the ____ State!
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