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How Many Pacific Northwest Slang Words Do You Know?

Think you could kick it with the locals in the Pacific Northwest? It's time to find out just how many Pacific Northwest slang words you actually know! Ready to put your knowledge to the test? Start the quiz!
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When in the PNW, why get Starbucks when you can get this instead?
Caribou
Dutch Bros.
Coffee Bean

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An "ecotopia" is ________.
An ecofriendly bus
A utopia that is in a ecologically fertile area
Anywhere with organic coffee

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Which ice cream store started in Portland, Oregon?
Jeni's Splendid
Salt and Straw
Ben and Jerry's

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What exactly is "fresh pow?"
Marijuana
Freshly fallen snow
Graffiti

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What does it mean if it's "spitting" outside?
It's hot.
It's raining.
It's snowing.

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If something is "green" then it is ________.
Healthy
Eco-friendly
Expensive

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If you're going to the "Drunken German" where are you going?
A bar
A festival
A music venue

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Who might be called a "granola person?"
A hippie
A Seattleite
Anyone from Los Angeles

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What is a "cop shop?"
A justice building
A donut shop
A bike shop

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If someone is a "yuppie" they are _____.
A goody goody
Well off or upper middle class
Crazy or insane

C+, Pacific Slang Challenged

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You're Pacific Northwest slang challenged! While you may know a few bits and pieces of Pacific slang, you could use a crash course on the words of this area before you make any travel plans. Worry not, most people outside of this region don't know the slang words well!

B+, Pacific Slang Super

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You're Pacific slang super! You know all the best spots to get coffee, what to do for fun, and what makes for a good doughnut. You're as well versed on the slang of the Pacific Northwest as anyone who calls this region home!

A+, Pacific Slang Savvy

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You're Pacific slang savvy! It's obvious that you know the slang of the Pacific Northwest as only a true local can. From the best place to get a cup of coffee to the best place to catch a show, you know this area far better than the average American!
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1
When in the PNW, why get Starbucks when you can get this instead?
Caribou
Dutch Bros.
Coffee Bean
2
An "ecotopia" is ________.
An ecofriendly bus
A utopia that is in a ecologically fertile area
Anywhere with organic coffee
3
Which ice cream store started in Portland, Oregon?
Jeni's Splendid
Salt and Straw
Ben and Jerry's
4
What exactly is "fresh pow?"
Marijuana
Freshly fallen snow
Graffiti
5
What does it mean if it's "spitting" outside?
It's hot.
It's raining.
It's snowing.
6
If something is "green" then it is ________.
Healthy
Eco-friendly
Expensive
7
If you're going to the "Drunken German" where are you going?
A bar
A festival
A music venue
8
Who might be called a "granola person?"
A hippie
A Seattleite
Anyone from Los Angeles
9
What is a "cop shop?"
A justice building
A donut shop
A bike shop
10
If someone is a "yuppie" they are _____.
A goody goody
Well off or upper middle class
Crazy or insane

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