Seattle Lingo - It’s A Thing. How Much Do You Know?

Warning: You can't pass this quiz unless you're a Seattle native! It's pretty challenging!

Meg Ryan, Sleepless in Seattle
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 Mar 17, 2020
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!


"Damn, that rock band was pretty filthy!" What in the world does that mean?
Filthy means something is really cool
Filthy means something is an acquired taste
Filthy means something is not very cool at all

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!


If someone is wearing a "Seattle tuxedo," it means they're _____.
Wearing overalls
Wearing a flannel shirt
Wearing a polo shirt

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!


Don't lose your mind if you hear someone say they rode the SLUT. It's okay! It stands for _______.
South Lake Union Transportation
South Lake Union Trolley
South Lake Union Taxi

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!


If you order a side of "jojos" with your sandwich, you know you'll be getting:
Hashbrowns
Potato wedges
Curly fries

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!


This insanely popular coffee shop got its humble beginning in Seattle. It's _______.
Stumptown Coffee
The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf
Starbucks

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!


You can spot tourists a mile away! You know someone's a tourist when they're:
Wearing a coat
Using an umbrella
Wearing rain boots

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!


If you're up for braving crowds, _____ is a great place to get fresh seafood, amazing views of Elliot Bay, and yummy treats.
University District Farmers Market
Pike Place Market
Seattle State Fair

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!


No, the "Seattle Freeze" isn't referring to Seattle's weather. What does this phrase refer to?
Seattle's snowstorms
How Seattle locals aren't initially warm and friendly
Seattle's ice cream scene

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!


When it comes to football, it's all about the _____.
Seattle Whales!
Seattle Seahawks!
Seattle Sharks!

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!


But the ultimate rivalry is...
Seattle vs. Montana
Seattle vs. Portland
Seattle vs. Los Angeles

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!


But one thing Seattle and Portland can agree on is:
Tourists suck!!!
Californians suck!!!
Canadians suck!!!

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!


It's gross, but it's part of who Seattle is, we guess. It's obviously ______.
The Gum Wall
The Museum of Death
Bubblegum Alley

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!


When you think of the Seattle skyline, the first thing that comes to mind is...
The Transamerica Pyramid
The Space Needle!
The Empire State Building!

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!


Which of these is something you'll rarely catch someone from Seattle doing?
Drinking coffee
Recycling
Jaywalking

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!


Let's dance! Which music festival takes place every fall in Seattle?
Bumbershoot
Lollapalooza
Paradiso

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!


Forget stuffy Congressional interns and boring business people, what will you find on Capitol Hill in Seattle?
Hip bars, eateries, Indie shops, and lots of diversity!
Seattle's local government headquarters
Ahem, the "bad" part of town

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!


Feeling hungry? Why go to any other fast food joint when Seattle is home to __!
Rick's!
Dick's!
Nick's!

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!


You just smile and nod when you hear other talk about how their city's the best, but you know nowhere beats the __ City.
Green
Emerald
Forest
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