Utah Lingo - It’s A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

Let's see how Utah-lk!

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 Mar 20, 2019
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Question: 1/20Choose your answer!

How might someone in Utah use the word "fetch"?
As a word for "bike"
As a swear or curse
As a term for "cool"

Question: 2/20Choose your answer!

Utah actually has claim to America's Dead Sea; it's the:
Lake Powell
Utah Lake
Great Salt Lake

Question: 3/20Choose your answer!

Which of these city names have you used as a verb?
Salt Lake City

Question: 4/20Choose your answer!

Utah is said to have the best what in the world?

Question: 5/20Choose your answer!

If you friend says there's some fresh pow out, what do they mean?
A new shipment just came into the grocery store
There's fresh snow out
There's a fight going down

Question: 6/20Choose your answer!

How do you pronounce Tooele?

Question: 7/20Choose your answer!

Doesn't sound like anything special, but which of these potato dishes is a Utah favorite - and delicious?
Funeral potatoes
Potatoes O'Brien

Question: 8/20Choose your answer!

What are the "The Big 5" or "The Mighty 5" referring to?
The 5 biggest Mormon Temples in Utah
The 5 national parks that are all within Utah
The 5 best skiing spots in Utah

Question: 9/20Choose your answer!

Some Utah grocery stores stock which of these contrary-sounding items?
Almond-less "almonds"
Alcohol-less "alcohol"
Pickle-less "pickles"

Question: 10/20Choose your answer!

No profanities here: what are you most likely to say instead of "oh my hell!"?
Oh my heck!
Oh my darn!
Oh my fudge!

Question: 11/20Choose your answer!

Any Utahan will admit that which of these treats is considered the unofficial state dessert?
Chocolate soft serve
Pumpkin pie
Green jello

Question: 12/20Choose your answer!

Utah's "Fry sauce" is:
Mayonnaise and ketchup

Question: 13/20Finish the sentence!

"Here's some chocolate _________."

Question: 14/20Choose your answer!

How do you pronounce that thing you put your head on while you sleep?

Question: 15/20Choose your answer!

If someone's talking about a "stake house" around here, what are they actually referring to?
A church
A post office
A restaurant

Question: 16/20Choose your answer!

Someone who is "cutting class" in Utah would say they were:

Question: 17/20Choose your answer!

How is someone acting if they're being "ownery"?

Question: 18/20Choose your answer!

If I totally "biffed it," what did I just do?
fell down
made it up
did very well

Question: 19/20Choose your answer!

In Utah, people often say "mountain" without pronouncing which letter?

Question: 20/20Choose your answer!

At the end of the day, you don't care what anyone has to say about Utah because you know nothing comes close to the:
Beehive State!
Big Peach!
Holy Land!
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Utah is in the west of the United States, bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. Its southeast corner touches New Mexico. Utah is known for its high concentration of Mormons (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or LDS) as well as their prevalent accent, pronunciation, and slang words. Take this fun women.com quiz to see how well you can talk like a Utahan! Women.com has geographic based quizzes not only to offer some fun trivia on specific places, but also in order to help reconnect you with your home city, town, state, or region. Whether its a place you went to school or worked, or if you lived there for a period of your life, we want to have a quiz for you so that you can relive some nostalgic memories associated with that place. Did you or do you live in Utah? If so, then you likely have specialized knowledge about the region and slang that you are probably not even consciously aware of—but it makes that location a part of who you are and very important to your identity! Be sure to share this quiz with your friends and family, no matter what score you get, so that they can share their experience of Utah with you as well and you can have a meaningful conversation and connect over your slang and accent!