Florida Slang - It's A Thing! How Many Words Do You Know?

Only for Sunshine State locals!

liz, florida, miami, Southern, Courtney Cox, Ace Ventura
"Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" via Warner Bros.
 Dec 23, 2018
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Question: 1/19Choose your answer!


Locals dread snowbird season. How come?
We don't hate snowbird season. They sing beautiful songs.
They're tourists trying to escape winter. They drive too slowly!!
Snowbirds are birds from the north. They're loud and annoying.

Question: 2/19Choose your answer!


If you have to pick up some groceries or a sandwich or both, you’re definitely headed to:
Subway
Ralph's
Publix

Question: 3/19Choose your answer!


What does "up north" mean to a Floridian?
Literally everything north of Florida. Even the other Southern states.
The North Pole
New England, Canada, that area.

Question: 4/19Choose your answer!


They're cute, gentle, you can swim with them AND their Miami's NFL team! They're obviously __.
GATORS!!!
MANATEES!!!
GATORS!!!

Question: 5/19Choose your answer!


Which bugs will make you wish they were just cockroaches?
Black widows. Ugh...
Palmetto bugs. Ugh...
Centipedes. Ugh...

Question: 6/19Choose your answer!


What articles of clothing are staples in Florida?
Boots, it's muddy around here!
Shorts and flip flops, lucky us!
Long sleeves and leggings, so comfy!

Question: 7/19Choose your answer!


Floridians know all too well that a car wash isn’t worth it during which “season”?
Lightning Bug Season
Lovebug Season
Butterfly Season

Question: 8/19Choose your answer!


It isn't really the heat that's bothersome, it's mostly the __.
Rain
Humidity
Winds

Question: 9/19Choose your answer!


You can't call yourself a local until you're tried __ at least once.
Cuban coffee
French press coffee
German drip

Question: 10/19Choose your answer!


Which popular sports drink was actually developed right in Florida?
Koolaid
Gatorade
Kombucha

Question: 11/19Choose your answer!


You’d best use sunscreen during the day, and __________ at night.
Mosquito repellant
Deodorant
Moonscreen

Question: 12/19Choose your answer!


Cape Canaveral is America's what?
Top tech gadget producer
Launch pad for space flights
Home of the United States’ largest music festival

Question: 13/19Choose your answer!


Better watch out, May through November is what season?
Hurricane Season
Tornado Season
Monsoon Season

Question: 14/19Choose your answer!


You’re used to which animal noises disturbing your sleep at night?
Frogs
Alligators
Snakes

Question: 15/19Choose your answer!


How do you address a big group of people?
Howdy you guys
Youse guys
Y’all

Question: 16/19Choose your answer!


Don’t y’all worry, in Florida, your tea will always be:
Sweet
Minty
Sour

Question: 17/19Choose your answer!


Which pie is iconic to Florida?
Apple pie
Pumpkin pie
Key lime pie

Question: 18/19Choose your answer!


Which two universities have a huge rivalry in Florida?
University of Miami and University of Florida
University of Central Florida and Florida State University
Florida State University and University of Florida

Question: 19/19Choose your answer!


As a local, you couldn't be more proud to live in the __!
Sunshine State
Orange State
Show Me State
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