No It's Not Gibberish - It's Maine Lingo! How Much Of It Do You Know?

Are you a Mainah or an outta-statah?

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"The Captive" via A24
 Oct 11, 2019
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Question: 1/19Pick Your Answer!


"You wanna grab some Italians for lunch?"
Of course, a burger always sounds good!
Sure, I'm always in the mood for sandwiches!
Yes, you can't go wrong with Po'boys!

Question: 2/19Pick Your Answer!


Only in Maine does a "bug" also refer to _____.
A dog
A lobster
A cat

Question: 3/19Pick Your Answer!


Put away that map! You totally look like one of those ________!
Shoobies
Flatlanders
Townies

Question: 4/19Pick Your Answer!


If you only want a small splash of cream in your coffee, you might tell your barista you want:
Just a doot
Just a lite
Just a dite

Question: 5/19Pick Your Answer!


You Mainers know you've got something good going here. The state motto is even: "The way _____ should be."
love
nature
life

Question: 6/19Pick Your Answer!


The world has Maine to thank for which of these famous novelists?
Mark Twain
Stephen King
J.K. Rowling

Question: 7/19Pick Your Answer!


Were you able to park nearby?
Yes, right in the door yard!
Yes, right in the garage yard!
Yes, right in the parking!

Question: 8/19Pick Your Answer!


Too much _____ on your lobster roll? That's blasphemy, there's no such thing as too much ______!
Horseradish
Butter
Mustard

Question: 9/19Pick Your Answer!


Everyone else might call them clams, but real Mainers know they are called _____!
clickers
steamers
buggers

Question: 10/19Pick Your Answer!


"Red snapper" might sound like a type of fish, but around here it actually translates to a type of ______.
Cocktail
Deer
Hotdog

Question: 11/19Pick Your Answer!


When it comes to dessert, Mainers do love a good ________. They're pretty popular around here.
Moon cake
Whoopie pie
Buckeye

Question: 12/19Pick Your Answer!


Don't get it confused. There's a _____ in both Maine AND Oregon. And ours is better!
Eugene
Salem
Portland

Question: 13/19Pick Your Answer!


"Can you pick up some milk and eggs at _____ on your way home?"
HEB
Hannaford
Hyvee

Question: 14/19Pick Your Answer!


What soda brand are Mainers the most loyal to?
Spirit
Moxie
A&W

Question: 15/19Pick Your Answer!


Only in Maine can "Beans" refer to a _____.
Just.. the legume right?
Store... L.L Beans!
A coffee shop!

Question: 16/19Pick Your Answer!


"Watch out, there's a lot of _______ on the trail up here. Good thing you wore your boots!"
Puckabrush
Bundleweed
Baggabramble

Question: 17/19Pick Your Answer!


What kind of fruit pie do Mainers know how to bake best?
Peach pie
Rhubarb pie
Blueberry pie

Question: 18/19Pick Your Answer!


Finish this typical Maine-ah phrase: "Come to think of it, you can't get there _______."
By car
Today
From here

Question: 19/19Pick Your Answer!


No other state can even come close to the ________ State. You're seriously lucky to get to call Maine home.
Sunflower
Pine Tree
Nutmeg
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

Maine locals only - no transplants! Maine is an amazing place to live in! Can you keep up with the lingo like all of the locals? Or do you need your own translator? The Maine pride is real! Do you know all about the locals' favorite foods, sports teams, slang words, hangout spots, and more? Are you a true Maine local? It's time to show you know all about the amazing place that is Maine by answering these educational and insightful trivia questions. It's time to prove that you know its food, culture, and many landmarks! How many do you really know? Let's find out! Sit back, relax, access your memory banks to answer these tricky questions about the things that make this great place what it is! Do you know what the heck steamers actually are? What about Italians? Or even those pesky flatlanders? Do you know what is means to get your "buzz on" or what "honkin" means? Do you enjoy eating beans with brown bread, lobster rolls, red snapper hot dogs, Humpty Dumpty chips, whoopie pies, and blueberries? Can you actually name all the famous lighthouses in the state? Do you shop at the local Hannaford supermarket? Do you love wearing L.L. Bean apparel? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, then you're definitely prepared and ready to answer a lot more fun and challenging questions about Maine culture. We promise you'll learn a lot along the way and get to show off your local pride with all your friends at the end of this quiz. If you think you're enough of a Maine scholar to answer all these brainy questions, hit the play button now and step up to the challenge.