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How Well Do You Know Baltimore Slang?

Like every great American city, Baltimore has its own way of doing things! When it comes to slang, this city isn't exactly predictable. Do you think you know the slang of Baltimore? Let's find out!
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What will you get if you buy a "berger" in Baltimore?
A cheeseburger
A cookie
A grilled cheese

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What is a "National Bohemian" in Baltimore?
Someone who is a hippy.
Someone who only eats organic food.
A type of beer.

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If someone is "off brand" in Baltimore, then they are...
Lame
Cool
Green

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What do you see when you see a "five-o?"
A tourist
A cop
A crab

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What is a "snowball" in Baltimore?
A snack cake
A ball of snow
A frozen treat with shave ice

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What exactly is "old bay?"
The oldest bay in Baltmore
The inner harbor
A seasoning blend

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What is a "pockeybook" in Baltimore?
A wallet
A purse
A grocery bag

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If you need to borrow a "toboggan" in Baltimore, what might you be asking for?
A sled
A tow
A hat

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What does it mean to "loaf?"
To flake on something
To take an afternoon nap
To procrastinate

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If you're getting very "kirk," what might you be feeling?
Anger
Happiness
Irritation

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What exactly does it mean to "go ham?"
To go out of control
To eat a lot of ham
To fight

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What does it mean to "book someone?"
To exchange numbers
To throw them in jail
To go to a bookstore

C+, Baltimore Slang Average

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You have an average knowledge of Baltimore slang! Okay, so you're not the world's foremost expert on all things Baltimore, but at least you gave this quiz a shot. Don't worry, we still think this city will welcome you with open arms!

B+, Baltimore Slang Bright

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You are totally Baltimore slang bright! It's obvious that you've spent more than a little bit of time in this Maryland city. Not only do you know Baltimore slang almost as well as a local, but we suspect you could keep the pace with anyone who calls this city home sweet home.

A+, Baltimore Slang Brilliant

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You are Baltimore slang brilliant! Knowing the slang of a different city isn't simple, but you sure made it look easy. You can keep the pace with any local Baltimore resident in conversation and never miss a beat. You're as slang savvy as anyone who calls Charm City home!
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1
What will you get if you buy a "berger" in Baltimore?
A cheeseburger
A cookie
A grilled cheese
2
What is a "National Bohemian" in Baltimore?
Someone who is a hippy.
Someone who only eats organic food.
A type of beer.
3
If someone is "off brand" in Baltimore, then they are...
Lame
Cool
Green
4
What do you see when you see a "five-o?"
A tourist
A cop
A crab
5
What is a "snowball" in Baltimore?
A snack cake
A ball of snow
A frozen treat with shave ice
6
What exactly is "old bay?"
The oldest bay in Baltmore
The inner harbor
A seasoning blend
7
What is a "pockeybook" in Baltimore?
A wallet
A purse
A grocery bag
8
If you need to borrow a "toboggan" in Baltimore, what might you be asking for?
A sled
A tow
A hat
9
What does it mean to "loaf?"
To flake on something
To take an afternoon nap
To procrastinate
10
If you're getting very "kirk," what might you be feeling?
Anger
Happiness
Irritation
11
What exactly does it mean to "go ham?"
To go out of control
To eat a lot of ham
To fight
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What does it mean to "book someone?"
To exchange numbers
To throw them in jail
To go to a bookstore

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