Wisconsin Lingo - You Betcha It’s A Thing! How Many Words Do You Know?

You can't say you're a native until you ACE this quiz, dontcha know?

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 Jan 05, 2019
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Question: 1/20Pick Your Answer!

It's no surprise that a lot of Wisconsinites are too nice to swear! That's why you might hear someone say:

Question: 2/20Pick Your Answer!

What might a Wisconsinite say if they accidentally bump into someone?
Ope, sorry!
Gee willy!
Oh no!

Question: 3/20Pick Your Answer!

The only way to refer to a group of people in Wisconsin is:
Yous guys

Question: 4/20Pick Your Answer!

If a Wisconsinite is inviting you to join them for something, they'll ask:
Do you wanna come 'round?
Do you wanna go by?
Do you wanna come with?

Question: 5/20Pick Your Answer!

No NFL team's fanbase is as dedicated as the Packers. Those _______ sure are loyal!

Question: 6/20Pick Your Answer!

"Oh, you know. I may have had a couple-_____-____ beers!"

Question: 7/20Pick Your Answer!

Hmm...Are you sure? How sure are you?
Surer than a hen laying eggs!
As sure as a puppy chewin' a bone!
As sure as God made little green apples!

Question: 8/20Pick Your Answer!

Which genre of music do Wisconsinites can't seem to drop, even though pretty much the rest of the country has? Hey, don't knock it until you try it!
Folk songs

Question: 9/20Pick Your Answer!

Time to ride. Which motorcycle giant does the rest of the country have Wisconsin to thank for?
Harley Davidson, duh
Yamaha, duh
Ducati, duh

Question: 10/20Pick Your Answer!

"______! That's so much fun!"
Whoo pa
Uff da
Oof ya

Question: 11/20Pick Your Answer!

Translate this sentence: "Look at that humdinger of a guitar!"
That guitar is extra loud!
That guitar's a piece of junk!
That guitar's a real beauty!

Question: 12/20Pick Your Answer!

If you wanted to make sure people knew you were telling the truth, you might say:
Believe you me!
You'll hear it everywhere!
Just ask me!

Question: 13/20Pick Your Answer!

"Jim, honey, do you think you'll be hungry enough to eat dinner in an hour, _____?"
For sure
Or yes
Or no

Question: 14/20Pick Your Answer!

Wisconsinites love to gather, hangout, and socialize at a:

Question: 15/20Pick Your Answer!

"Do you see that ________ light? Make a right turn there!"

Question: 16/20Pick Your Answer!

Thirsty? You can take a drink from any _____ you see!

Question: 17/20Pick Your Answer!

It might be odd to prefer your ______ to be squeaky, but Wisconsinites do! The squeakier, the fresher!
French fries
Cheese curds

Question: 18/20Pick Your Answer!

What are you doing if you're "stopping to da pig" ?
Going completely ham at the bar later
Picking up ham for dinner
Stopping at Piggly Wiggly grocery store on the way home

Question: 19/20Pick Your Answer!

This 11 - day party in Milwaukee is the best summer blowout you and your friends can possibly go to! It's:

Question: 20/20Pick Your Answer!

You've just asked your coworker what they're doing for the weekend and they say they're going up north. What does that mean?
They're just going to run errands. "Up north" just means around town.
They're going to visit Canada
They're going on vacation, probably to a cabin for hunting or fishing
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