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Can You Finish the NYC Phrases West Coasters Just Don’t Get?

Are you New York enough to finish these 12 phrases? It's time to find out! Take this quiz and discover if you can finish the NYC phrases that West Coasters just don't understand. Ready? Start the quiz!
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If you’re ordering pizza, you’re ordering a _____.
Slice
Piece
Bite

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What do you call traveling east to west or vice versa?
Crosstown
About town
Offroad

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Food ordered from a food cart is _____.
Snacks
Grub
Street food

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If you’re heading north in Manhattan, where do you say you are headed?
Downtown
Upnorth
Uptown

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The steps leading up to an apartment building are called what?
A porch
A stoop
A staircase

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You don’t stand in line, you stand _____.
On line.
With line.
Off sides.

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Long Island is also called what?
The Island
LI
The Borough

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A bagel is topped with _____.
Schmear
Cream
Whip

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If you’re in the area south of Houston, you’re where?
SoHo
Little Italy
Chinatown

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If you want to tell a cab driver you’re heading to Manhattan, you can call it what?
The city
The island
Uptown

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The corner stores in New York are called _____.
Bodegas
Groceries
Marts

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The train in New York is called what?
The railway
The subway
The metro

C+, New York Novice

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You must be from the West Coast, because these 12 New York phrases threw you for a loop! Don't worry, not everyone can kick it in the Big Apple with ease. You'll get the hang of it eventually. Better luck next time!

B+, New York Know How

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Whoa, you're a true New Yorker with a great knowledge of clever phrases and city streets. It's obvious that you know the city of New York like only an East Coaster does. You don't have a bit of west coast running through your veins, go you!

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You're a true New Yorker, through and through! You know New York like only a local can. You've lived on these streets and hustled through the chaos like a pro. No one could ever confuse you for a West Coast dweller!
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1
If you’re ordering pizza, you’re ordering a _____.
Slice
Piece
Bite
2
What do you call traveling east to west or vice versa?
Crosstown
About town
Offroad
3
Food ordered from a food cart is _____.
Snacks
Grub
Street food
4
If you’re heading north in Manhattan, where do you say you are headed?
Downtown
Upnorth
Uptown
5
The steps leading up to an apartment building are called what?
A porch
A stoop
A staircase
6
You don’t stand in line, you stand _____.
On line.
With line.
Off sides.
7
Long Island is also called what?
The Island
LI
The Borough
8
A bagel is topped with _____.
Schmear
Cream
Whip
9
If you’re in the area south of Houston, you’re where?
SoHo
Little Italy
Chinatown
10
If you want to tell a cab driver you’re heading to Manhattan, you can call it what?
The city
The island
Uptown
11
The corner stores in New York are called _____.
Bodegas
Groceries
Marts
12
The train in New York is called what?
The railway
The subway
The metro

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