Which New York Slang Phrase Are You?

Everyone knows that New Yorkers have a language all their own! The question is, which New York slang phrase are you? Take these 10 questions and discover which Big Apple phrase really suits your personality.

Question 1/10

Uh-oh, you just saw a rat in your kitchen, what do you do?
Scream and run for my life!
Call an exterminator pronto
Keep doing what I was doing
Name it and make it the house pet
Attempt to "take care of it" on my own

Question 2/10

What's your biggest pet peeve when running errands around town?
Waiting in line
Drivers who don't use turn signals
Slow walkers
When a grocery bag breaks

Question 3/10

Which set of adjectives best describes you?
Anxious, driven, and open minded
Relaxed, cynical, sarcastic
Mellow, calm, reserved
Boisterous, outspoken, social
Friendly, traditional, hospitable

Question 4/10

How likely are you to order food from a street cart?
Very likely
Somewhat likely
Very unlikely

Question 5/10

If a tourist were to stop and ask you for directions, how would you feel?
Happy to help out
Annoyed that they'd take up my time
Frustrated but helpful
Proud to show them my city

Question 6/10

How do you choose a place to eat?
I read online reviews
I read reviews in the newspaper
I talk to friends
I just wander around

Question 7/10

What is most important to you in life?
My career
My family
My friends
My faith
My culture

Question 8/10

How would you most like to spend your birthday?
At a quiet dinner with friends and family
Having a crazy party
Hitting the bar scene
Going to a concert or show
At home alone with some cake

Question 9/10

What's the worst mode of transportation?

Question 10/10

Where would you most like to grab a burger?
Shake Shack
Five Guys
In and Out
The New York slang phrase that you're most like is, "Take it there!" In New York, this is pretty much an invitation to tussle. While we're not saying you're confronational, you're not one to back down from an argument. You love being right!

"Take It There!"

The New York slang phrase that you're most like is "bridge and tunnel!" New Yorkers use this phrase to describe anyone who lives in one of the boroughs. You're a family oriented individual who wants to provide without having to sacrifice a great neighborhood.

"Bridge And Tunnel"

The New York slang phrase that best suits you is "fuhgedaboudit!" You're an easy going person who lets the worst things roll off their back. You're not bothered by much, which is pretty evident by your mellow attitude towards life and the people who fill it.


The New York slang phrase that best suits you is "yooz guys!" You're a social butterfly who loves to be the center of attention. With a huge group of friends, you're always rolling into the best bars, restaurants, and clubs with your closest pals.

"Yooz Guys"

The New York slang phrase that best suits you is "wylin' out!" Let's face it, you're an eccentric soul with a deep love of living on the edge. You've never met a challenge you wouldn't accept or a new thing you wouldn't try.

"Wylin' Out"