Connecticut Dialect - It’s A Thing! How Much Of It Do You Know?

Can you talk Connecticut?

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 Aug 31, 2020
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Question: 1/19Pick Your Answer!

First things first, what do you even call a Connecticut local?

Question: 2/19Pick Your Answer!

You can get a delicious slice of pizza from all of these classic New Haven pizza joints, except for:
Frank Pepe’s
Modern Apizza
Coalhouse Pizza

Question: 3/19Pick Your Answer!

Any local knows that _____ Mountain claims the title as Connecticut's tallest.

Question: 4/19Pick Your Answer!

No, we're not talking about teeth grinding, a "grinder" is a:
Type of pizza!
Ice cream sundae!

Question: 5/19Pick Your Answer!

Tourists love flocking to CT, and especially the Coast for which of these delicious and classic dishes? (and come on, locals love it too)
Cheesesteak wit whiz, obviously!
Pizza with brussel sprouts, without a doubt!
Lobster rolls with butter, of course!

Question: 6/19Pick Your Answer!

Those tourists are often also frequently referred to as which of these descriptive nicknames?
Foliage Seekers
Leaf Creepers
Leaf Peepers

Question: 7/19Pick Your Answer!

What does the Latin phrase on the CT state flag mean?
He who transplanted still sustains
He who travels is satisfied
He who searches will find happiness

Question: 8/19Pick Your Answer!

Why are New Englanders sometimes called "pumpkin heads"?
Connecticut is the top pumpkin exporter
Jack-O-lanterns originated in Connecticut
Blue Law says men should cut their hair around a pumpkin shell

Question: 9/19Pick Your Answer!

The fictional town of Stars Hollow in the show "Gilmore Girls" was based on what real CT town?
Washington Depot
Kent New

Question: 10/19Pick Your Answer!

Cheers! Which of the following is NOT the name of a popular CT brewery?
Two Roads Brewing Co.
Yankee Doodle Brewing Co.
New England Brewing Co.

Question: 11/19Pick Your Answer!

"I just missed the turn, but it's not problem! I can bang a _____ right here!"

Question: 12/19Pick Your Answer!

Which of these foods won't you find being served everywhere in CT?
White clam pizza
Hot buttered lobster rolls
Shoofly pie

Question: 13/19Pick Your Answer!

Go nuts! Which of these is Connecticut's official state nut?

Question: 14/19Pick Your Answer!

Connecticut has a lot in the history books... In fact, which CT restaurant claims to have invented the hamburger?
Firebox Restaurant in Hartford
Louis’ Lunch in New Haven
Sycamore in Bethel

Question: 15/19Pick Your Answer!

If you want to attend an Ivy League school, you don't even have to worry about leaving the state since _____ is located in New Haven!

Question: 16/19Pick Your Answer!

_______ is a popular destination on 18th and 21st birthdays around here.

Question: 17/19Pick Your Answer!

Locals often refer to the wealthy Fairfield County as the _____.
Rich Region
Millionaire’s Mile
Gold Coast

Question: 18/19Pick Your Answer!

It's hard to choose sides! Many locals are stuck between which two MLB teams?
The Yankees and the White Sox
The Red Sox and the White Sox
The Yankees and the Red Sox

Question: 19/19Pick Your Answer!

Forget about living anywhere else! You were made for the _____ State!
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QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

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