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Can You Decipher Connecticut Slang?

The slang of Connecticut isn't well known by most non-citizens! Do you think you can decipher Connecticut slang like a pro? It's time to put your knowledge on blast. Ready, set, go!
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If you're going to "Mystic" in Connecticut, where might you be going?
To a natural hot spring
To an aquarium
To a pizza place

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If you're rooting for "UConn" which university are you rooting for?
Connecticut College
University of Conncticut
Yale

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What exactly is a "nutmegger?"
A person who is too smart for their own good.
Someone from Connecticut.
Anyone who is a bit crazy.

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What is a "packie store?"
A liquor store.
A coffee shop
A cigarette outlet

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If you're going to a "tag sale" in Connecticut, where might you be going?
A garage sale
A horse race
A movie

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What exactly is a "grinder" in Connecticut?
Someone who works with metal.
A sandwich.
A beach comber.

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What type of people hail from "Fairfield County?"
Very rural people.
Very wealthy people.
Very smart people.

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What does it mean to "U-ey?"
To make a U-turn
To be grossed out
To give something a try

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If someone is talking about "the sound" what are they likely talking about?
A weird sound they heard.
A large body of water.
A famous Connecticut band.

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If you're going to "Dunks" where might you be going?
To the local swimming hole.
To Duncan's Pizza.
To Dunkin Donuts.

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What does "nutmeg" mean to the state?
It means everyone in Connecticut is crazy.
It's the official state mascot.
It means nutmeg is abundant.

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If you're going to "Stew Leonards" what are do you have to get while there?
Pizza
Tacos
Ice Cream

C+, Connecticut Clumsy

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Okay so your knowledge of Connecticut slang is a bit on the clumsy side! You may not have mastered this quiz, but you did learn some new things about this small yet mighty US state. There's no failure in trying!

B+, Connecticut Clever

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The results are in and you're Connecticut clever! You did the Nutmeg state proud with this slang quiz. Though a few of these local words may have evaded you at the beginning, you pulled out a win and proved that you know the slang of this state well!

A+, Connecticut Perfect

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The results are in and you are Connecticut perfect! Knowing the ins and outs of the Nutmeg state isn't easy, but you passed this quiz like only a true local really can. From "grinder" to "Dunks" and even "the Sound," you could keep pace with just about anyone who calls this state home!
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1
If you're going to "Mystic" in Connecticut, where might you be going?
To a natural hot spring
To an aquarium
To a pizza place
2
If you're rooting for "UConn" which university are you rooting for?
Connecticut College
University of Conncticut
Yale
3
What exactly is a "nutmegger?"
A person who is too smart for their own good.
Someone from Connecticut.
Anyone who is a bit crazy.
4
What is a "packie store?"
A liquor store.
A coffee shop
A cigarette outlet
5
If you're going to a "tag sale" in Connecticut, where might you be going?
A garage sale
A horse race
A movie
6
What exactly is a "grinder" in Connecticut?
Someone who works with metal.
A sandwich.
A beach comber.
7
What type of people hail from "Fairfield County?"
Very rural people.
Very wealthy people.
Very smart people.
8
What does it mean to "U-ey?"
To make a U-turn
To be grossed out
To give something a try
9
If someone is talking about "the sound" what are they likely talking about?
A weird sound they heard.
A large body of water.
A famous Connecticut band.
10
If you're going to "Dunks" where might you be going?
To the local swimming hole.
To Duncan's Pizza.
To Dunkin Donuts.
11
What does "nutmeg" mean to the state?
It means everyone in Connecticut is crazy.
It's the official state mascot.
It means nutmeg is abundant.
12
If you're going to "Stew Leonards" what are do you have to get while there?
Pizza
Tacos
Ice Cream

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