New York City Slang - It’s A Thing! How Much Of It Do You Know?

Are you NYC street smart?

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 Dec 28, 2019
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Question: 1/19Pick Your Answer!

The "Triangle Below Canal Street" is usually just called _____.

Question: 2/19Pick Your Answer!

Any decent Jewish deli will serve bagels topped with what?

Question: 3/19Pick Your Answer!

If you're waiting to get into a new nightclub, you're waiting _____.
ON line!
AT line!
IN line!

Question: 4/19Pick Your Answer!

A true New Yorker knows one of the best kinds of street food is a _____.
dirty water dog, of course!
weiner dog
um, hot dog…?

Question: 5/19Pick Your Answer!

The train to "DUMBO" will take you to which borough?
Manhattan, man!
Brooklyn, baby!
Staten Island, sista!

Question: 6/19Pick Your Answer!

Where should you go to "feed the ducks"?
Central Park
Yankee Stadium

Question: 7/19Pick Your Answer!

While the subway has its pizza rats, what in the world are "flying rats"?

Question: 8/19Pick Your Answer!

If you don't want to sound like a tourist, you should tell your cab driver to take you to _____ instead of saying "Avenue of the Americas."
6th Ave.

Question: 9/19Pick Your Answer!

Which of these NYC boroughs is part of Long Island?
Staten Island

Question: 10/19Pick Your Answer!

If you want to order a footlong sub from your local diner, what should you ask for?
A hoagie
A po’boy
A hero

Question: 11/19Pick Your Answer!

Anyone who commutes into NY from somewhere else is called a _____ person.
Car and Subway
Train and Auto
Bridge and Tunnel

Question: 12/19Pick Your Answer!

"The Arch" on NYU's campus can be found in _____.
Washington Square Park
Central Park
Tompkins Square Park

Question: 13/19Pick Your Answer!

Taking the subway "uptown" means you're heading _____.

Question: 14/19Pick Your Answer!

All the cool hipsters know that the most trendy Brooklyn neighborhood right now is "The Burg", or _____.

Question: 15/19Pick Your Answer!

"SoHo" and "NoHo" are neighborhoods situated south of and north of _____, respectively.
Honey Street
Hope Street
Houston Street

Question: 16/19Pick Your Answer!

Every NYC tourist knows they have to take the ferry to _____ ______ to see the Statue of Liberty.
Long Island
Staten Island
Liberty Island

Question: 17/19Pick Your Answer!

As a diehard New Yorker, you'd never be caught dead rooting for the _____.
Red Sox

Question: 18/19Pick Your Answer!

What the heck is "The Village"?
Harlem Village
Greenwich Village
Lenox Village

Question: 19/19Pick Your Answer!

Sure, everyone loves the ________, but you love it EVEN more!
Music City
Garden State
Big Apple
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