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

Ope, sorry! Can't say you're truly Midwestern until you ace this quiz.

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 Nov 30, 2018
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Question: 1/18True Or False?

The phrase "to be" gets dropped all the time in sentences. Don't be surprised if you hear things like "Those dishes need washed," or "My hair needs cut."

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!

"....And when you see the ________ light, make a left!"

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!

If you need to vacuum, you'd grab the:

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!

If your mom tells you there's puppy chow on the table, you say:
Ew, I'm not a puppy!
Great, I was thirsty!
Yum, what a yummy snack!

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!

What does "jeet" mean? As in, "Did jeet this morning?"
Did you eat?
Did you leave?
Did you sleep?

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!

If you see a car with one or no headlights while driving at night, you slap the roof of your car and try to be the first to say:
Not it!

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!

Anything above 50 degrees is automatically:
Shorts weather
Sandals weather
Cardigan weather

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!

Thirsty? Just take a quick sip from any of the public ______.

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!

Which side of the soda vs. pop debate does the Midwest fall on?
Pop, generally.
Neither. It's cola.
Soda, mostly.

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!

Be careful of how much you have to drink, or else people might say you got:
Drunker than your Uncle

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!

You could say "Tough luck," but it's definitely more fun and more Midwestern to say:
Tough tomatoes!
Tough cattle!
Tough corn kernels!

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!

"______! That's a lot of fun!"
Uff da!

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!

Duck.... Duck....
Grey Duck!

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!

What would you say if someone's in a bad mood or they don't feel well?
Their corn didn't grow tall enough
They're feeling like a wet hen
They've got the holler tail

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!

Which phrase is used to reply in the affirmative, when you agree with someone, or even in lieu of "You're welcome"?
Oh, yeah!
Got it!
You betcha!

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!

“The Minnesota State Fair starts next week, ______.”
havencha heard
dontcha know
wontcha say

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!

Oops, looks like you bumped into someone!
Didn't see you, oops.
Ope, sorry!

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!

What do you call a meat and vegetable filled pastry?
Delicious, a sandie!
Scrumptious, a meat pie!
Yum, a pasty!
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The Midwest definitely has its own jargon and lingo, doncha know?

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