Philly Slang - It's A Thing. Do You Know All This Typical Lingo?

Do you know Philly like the back of your hand?

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 Apr 14, 2019
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Question: 1/20Pick Your Answer!

A tourist has definitely stopped you in the street before to ask:
“Which Way To The Liberty Bell?”
"Can I have your autograph?"
"Where is Ben Franklin's house?"

Question: 2/20Pick Your Answer!

_____ isn't just a convenience store, it's a way of life.
Quickie Mart

Question: 3/20Pick Your Answer!

Rocky Balboa ran up the stairs of which famous Philadelphia landmark when he was training?
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Franklin Institute
Veterans Stadium

Question: 4/20Pick Your Answer!

Long sandwiches with cold cuts are known by a lot of names, but the most popular in Philly would be:

Question: 5/20Pick Your Answer!

Who are you likely to bump into on Elfreth's Alley?
Uncle Sam
Betsy Ross
Abraham Lincoln

Question: 6/20Pick Your Answer!

If something is "ard" in Philly, it is _____.

Question: 7/20Pick Your Answer!

What the heck does “Schuylkill” mean?
“Hidden river”
“Old black water”
“Turtle crossing”

Question: 8/20Pick Your Answer!

When does Philadelphia’s iconic “Mummers Parade” occur?
New Year’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day
Valentine’s Day

Question: 9/20Pick Your Answer!

There's only one reason you'd do to Jersey. And that's to:
Go down shore
Go out to ocean
Go sailing

Question: 10/20Pick Your Answer!

Many in Philly are known to enjoy a "wooder ice," but what is that exactly?
A watermelon icee
An Italian ice
A soft serve ice cream cone

Question: 11/20Pick Your Answer!

Which one wasn’t invented in Philly?
Bubble gum

Question: 12/20Pick Your Answer!

What are you most likely to find when hanging out at Rittenhouse Square?
Meat markets and culinary classes
Antiques markets and jazz concerts
Flower markets and fine arts shows

Question: 13/20Pick Your Answer!

No, that's not Shrek or a Muppet, that's just the:

Question: 14/20Pick Your Answer!

Everyone and their mom knows about cheesesteak. But only real locals know that Philly is all about ______ too.
Soft pretzels
Fried green tomatoes

Question: 15/20Pick Your Answer!

Which dance craze was popularized by Chubby Checker on the Philly-based TV show American Bandstand?
The Twist
The Loco-Motion
The Mashed Potato

Question: 16/20Pick Your Answer!

What famous document was signed in Philadelphia?
The Declaration of Independence
The Monroe Doctrine
The Treaty of Versailles

Question: 17/20Pick Your Answer!

Ordering a cheesesteak "wit" gets you what on your sandwich?

Question: 18/20Pick Your Answer!

If someone is "drawlin'" then they are _____.
walking slowly
being lazy
acting out of character

Question: 19/20Pick Your Answer!

If you're visiting a "MAC" in Philly, what are you doing?
Visiting an apple orchard
Hitting up an ATM
Going to the farmer’s market

Question: 20/20Pick Your Answer!

Leave the City Of ____ Love? No way! You love it here in Philly.
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