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Can You Decipher Nebraska Slang?

Just like any state in the US, Nebraska has a special language that is all their own. Do you think you can decipher the slang of Nebraska? It's time to find out once and for all!
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In Nebraska, what are "bugeaters?"
Skilled farm hands
A legendary football team
Children under the age of 5

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What do Nebraskans refer to as " Counciltucky?"
Iowa
Montana
Wyoming

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What exactly is "detasseling?"
Tearing the tops off of corn
Creating crop circles
Going for a joy ride in a field

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Who is Dorothy Lynch?
A famous baker
A famous Nebraska writer
A brand of salad dressing

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In Nebraska, what is a "farmer wave?"
A nod
A two finger wave
A hat tip

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If you're drinking "red beer" in Nebraska, what are you drinking?
Wine
Beer with tomato juice
Beer with horseradish

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If you're eating a "runza" in Nebraska, then you're consuming?
A pocket of meat and bread
Corn grilled and dipped in batter
A fish taco

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What do Nebraskans call a carbonated beverage?
Bubble drink
Soda
Pop

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What does "you guys" mean?
Two or more people
"Do you agree?"
"Let's hang out"

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What is the "Big O"?
A local Nebraska coffee chain
Omaha City
The baby boom that comes in spring

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What is a "Husker"?
A type of snake
A person who enjoys farming
A University of Nebraska fan

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What is the "Der Viener Schlinger" in Nebraska?
A hot dog cannon
A city
A type of beer

C+, Nebraska Slang Novice

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Unfortunately, you don't know the slang of this state as well as a local just yet. Worry not, getting to know the slang and language of a state you don't live in isn't simple. In fact, it's downright difficult. Kudos to you for giving this quiz a go and learning something new!

B+, Nebraska Slang Apt

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This quiz revealed that you're truly Nebraska slang apt! Go ahead and give yourself some well deserved praise. Few individuals outside of Nebraska know what the slang of this state actually means. The fact that you passed means you've got a strong handle on the slang of this state.

A+, Nebraska Slang Ace

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Well done! This quiz revealed that you are a Nebraska slang ace! Given your deep knowledge of the slang and language of Nebraska, we're going to go ahead and guess that you've spent a little time here. If not, kudos for being open and cultured!
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1
In Nebraska, what are "bugeaters?"
Skilled farm hands
A legendary football team
Children under the age of 5
2
What do Nebraskans refer to as " Counciltucky?"
Iowa
Montana
Wyoming
3
What exactly is "detasseling?"
Tearing the tops off of corn
Creating crop circles
Going for a joy ride in a field
4
Who is Dorothy Lynch?
A famous baker
A famous Nebraska writer
A brand of salad dressing
5
In Nebraska, what is a "farmer wave?"
A nod
A two finger wave
A hat tip
6
If you're drinking "red beer" in Nebraska, what are you drinking?
Wine
Beer with tomato juice
Beer with horseradish
7
If you're eating a "runza" in Nebraska, then you're consuming?
A pocket of meat and bread
Corn grilled and dipped in batter
A fish taco
8
What do Nebraskans call a carbonated beverage?
Bubble drink
Soda
Pop
9
What does "you guys" mean?
Two or more people
"Do you agree?"
"Let's hang out"
10
What is the "Big O"?
A local Nebraska coffee chain
Omaha City
The baby boom that comes in spring
11
What is a "Husker"?
A type of snake
A person who enjoys farming
A University of Nebraska fan
12
What is the "Der Viener Schlinger" in Nebraska?
A hot dog cannon
A city
A type of beer

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