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Can You Decipher Pennsylvania Slang?

Pennsylvania is known for its colorful slang and unique language. The question is, do you think you can decipher Pennsylvania slang like a pro? It's time to find out! Take these 12 questions and put the knowledge to the test.
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What is a "buggy" in Pennsylvania?
A horse carriage
A shopping cart
A school bus

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What exactly is a "crick?"
A neck problem
A creek
A bend in the road

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What are "gum bands" in Pennsylvania?
Hair ties
Rubber bands
Bands made of gum

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When someone asks "Djeetyet" in Pennsylvania, what are they asking?
Did you leave?
Did you eat?
Did you call?

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What exactly does a "state store" sell in Pennsylvania?
Coffee
Groceries
Liquor

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What are "dippy eggs?"
Eggs that are over easy
Eggs that are overhard
Eggs that are hard boiled

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If you're drinking "wooder" in Pennsylvania, what are you drinking?
Iced tea
Beer
Water

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When would someone say "Gesundheit" in Pennsylvania?
Before a meal
After a sneeze
After drinking

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If something is "cucky" in Pennsylvania, then it has....
A distinguishing feature
A bad taste
A weird shape

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What does it mean if it's "spritzin"?
It's snowing
It's raining
It's windy

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If you are eating scrapple, you are having...
Pork scraps with cornmeal
Meatloaf and potatoes
Bacon and eggs

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If you're going to hoover something in Pennsylvania, you are going to...
Vacuum
Visit
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C+, PA Slang Putz

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Based on the results of this quiz, your Pennsylvania slang skills are a bit on the rusty side! While you may have recognized a few of these PA slang terms, many of them left you scratching your head in true puzzlement.

B+, PA Slang Powerhouse

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true Pennsylvania slang powerhouse! Hey, not everyone can do what you just did. In fact, few individuals outside of Pennsylvania could even pass this quiz. You demonstrated a solid understanding of PA slang. We couldn't be more impressed!

A+, PA Slang Proficient

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly Pennsylvania slang proficient! We think you could easily be an honorary citizen of this great eastern state. You know the slang of PA just as well as a local. We think that deserves some praise and accolades. Go ahead and brag a little, you've earned it.
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1
What is a "buggy" in Pennsylvania?
A horse carriage
A shopping cart
A school bus
2
What exactly is a "crick?"
A neck problem
A creek
A bend in the road
3
What are "gum bands" in Pennsylvania?
Hair ties
Rubber bands
Bands made of gum
4
When someone asks "Djeetyet" in Pennsylvania, what are they asking?
Did you leave?
Did you eat?
Did you call?
5
What exactly does a "state store" sell in Pennsylvania?
Coffee
Groceries
Liquor
6
What are "dippy eggs?"
Eggs that are over easy
Eggs that are overhard
Eggs that are hard boiled
7
If you're drinking "wooder" in Pennsylvania, what are you drinking?
Iced tea
Beer
Water
8
When would someone say "Gesundheit" in Pennsylvania?
Before a meal
After a sneeze
After drinking
9
If something is "cucky" in Pennsylvania, then it has....
A distinguishing feature
A bad taste
A weird shape
10
What does it mean if it's "spritzin"?
It's snowing
It's raining
It's windy
11
If you are eating scrapple, you are having...
Pork scraps with cornmeal
Meatloaf and potatoes
Bacon and eggs
12
If you're going to hoover something in Pennsylvania, you are going to...
Vacuum
Visit
Fail

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