Indiana Slang - It's A Thing. Do You Know These 20 "Typical" IN Things?

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 Apr 24, 2019
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Question: 1/20Choose Your Answer!

You really think we’re going to say “Indianans”? We’re simply:

Question: 2/20Choose Your Answer!

When it comes to basketball you MUST pick a side:
Indiana OR Purdue
Butler OR Indiana
Ball State OR Notre Dame

Question: 3/20Choose Your Answer!

No one makes a _____ sandwich as big as the plate like Indiana does. No one.
Pork Tenderloin

Question: 4/20Choose Your Answer!

Where does Indiana fall on the whole pop/soda debate?
Neither. We call it cola!
Pop is just a midwestern stereotype. It’s soda!
Obviously, it’s pop.

Question: 5/20Choose Your Answer!

What ingredients make up the classic treat, Puppy Chow?
Chocolate, peanut butter and powdered sugar
Raspberry and white chocolate
Rice Krispies and caramel

Question: 6/20Choose Your Answer!

Do you wanna play Euchre?
Let me get the dice.
Of course, I brought my board.
Sure, I’ll grab the cards.

Question: 7/20Choose Your Answer!

Sometimes, a traffic jam can completely be caused by a:
Tractor. It happens!
Golf cart. Get off the road!
Zamboni… I don’t get it either.

Question: 8/20Choose Your Answer!

On a Colts game day, you’re wearing which colors to cheer them on?
Blue and white
Red and silver
Gold and navy

Question: 9/20Choose Your Answer!

Fruit pie? Nah, us Hoosiers loves to whip up _____ pie.
Lemon Meringue
Sugar Cream

Question: 10/20Choose Your Answer!

Every May, you're pumped for which huge Indiana event?
The Start of Summer Statewide Parade
The Brickyard 400
The Indy 500

Question: 11/20Choose Your Answer!

“Can you grab the ______? We need to get this place CLEAN for the party tonight.”

Question: 12/20Choose Your Answer!

It's not always necessary to head to the gym during the winter... You might get a great workout from:
Defrosting you car
Shoveling snow
Starting the fireplace

Question: 13/20Choose Your Answer!

“Forget about about Indiana or Purdue, I love the Fighting Irish!”
Oh, Notre Dame, really?
Oh, Ball State, really?
Oh, Butler, really?

Question: 14/20Choose Your Answer!

Indiana has some strong ________ game. Cheers!
Aged wine
Craft beer

Question: 15/20Finish The Phrase!

There’s more than _____ in Indiana!
Just nice people

Question: 16/20Choose Your Answer!

Want to go to Nashville this weekend?
For how long?
With who?
Which one?

Question: 17/20Choose Your Answer!

Wow you people are nice, why is that?
That’s just the Hoosier Hospitality!
It’s Indiana Intimacy!
Our Midwestern Manners!

Question: 18/20Choose Your Answer!

Out-of-staters need to learn that Indy only ever means:
University of Indiana
The Indy 500

Question: 19/20Choose Your Answer!

Did you know the King of Pop, AKA ________ came from Indiana?
Michael Jackson
Bruce Springsteen
John Cougar Mellencamp

Question: 20/20Choose Your Answer!

Leave the ______ State? Are you crazy? I love it here in Indiana!
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