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Can You Decipher West Virginia Slang?

Like every state in the US, West Virginia has some special words that are uttered only by the locals. Do you think you can decipher the slang of this state? It's time to find out! Embark on this quiz and put your knowledge of West Virginia slang to the test!
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What exactly is a "poke" in West Virginia?
A Facebook like
A kiss
A grocery bag

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If you were in a "peck" in West Virginia, what would you be in?
The midst of a kiss
A whole lot of trouble
A hen house

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If something is like "molasses" in West Virginia, it's likely very....
Sweet
Bitter
Slow

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What is a "buggy" in West Virginia?
A horse drawn carriage
A taxi cab
A grocery cart

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If your milk has "blinked" in West Virginia, what has it done....
Turned colors
Frozen
Turned sour

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What is a "holler" in West Virginia?
A shout
A unit of measurment
A basement

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What is a "spell" in West Virginia terms?
A magical incantation
An undetermined amount of time
A hangover

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What exactly is a "crick?"
A creek
A sore neck
A broken arm

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If someone wants you to "red up" your room, what do they want you to do?
Clean it
Paint it
Fancy it up

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If you have a "mess" of something in West Virginia, what do you have?
A lot
A little
Chaos

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What are "ramps" in West Virginia?
Slopes that join at different levels
Any kind of onion
Staircases

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What is a "tudor" in West Virginia?
A style of house
A restaurant chain selling biscuits
A very wealthy businessperson

C+, West Virginia Slang South

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Uh-oh, it looks like you're a little bit West Virginia slang south! Meaning, you missed the mark. While you may know a few of the words in the West Virginia vernacular, many left you scratching your head in disbelief. Worry not, you gave this quiz your all and that's what truly matters.

B+, West Virginia Slang Savvy

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are West Virginia slang savvy! Though you might not know every word that's common in West Virginia, you know more than enough to prove your knowledge on the language of this great mountain state. Well done!

A+, West Virginia Slang Superior

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are West Virginia slang superior! You know the slang of the state as well as a local. Whether you've spent some time here or just love the language, it's clear that you've got a handle on your West Virginia slang terms.
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1
What exactly is a "poke" in West Virginia?
A Facebook like
A kiss
A grocery bag
2
If you were in a "peck" in West Virginia, what would you be in?
The midst of a kiss
A whole lot of trouble
A hen house
3
If something is like "molasses" in West Virginia, it's likely very....
Sweet
Bitter
Slow
4
What is a "buggy" in West Virginia?
A horse drawn carriage
A taxi cab
A grocery cart
5
If your milk has "blinked" in West Virginia, what has it done....
Turned colors
Frozen
Turned sour
6
What is a "holler" in West Virginia?
A shout
A unit of measurment
A basement
7
What is a "spell" in West Virginia terms?
A magical incantation
An undetermined amount of time
A hangover
8
What exactly is a "crick?"
A creek
A sore neck
A broken arm
9
If someone wants you to "red up" your room, what do they want you to do?
Clean it
Paint it
Fancy it up
10
If you have a "mess" of something in West Virginia, what do you have?
A lot
A little
Chaos
11
What are "ramps" in West Virginia?
Slopes that join at different levels
Any kind of onion
Staircases
12
What is a "tudor" in West Virginia?
A style of house
A restaurant chain selling biscuits
A very wealthy businessperson

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