NYC Lingo — It's A Thing! Do You Know These 18 "Typical" NYC Things?

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 Mar 12, 2020
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!


Living in the city can be hectic, but it's still SO much better than somewhere _____!
Downstate
Upstate
Centralstate

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!


Any local can tell you that "Tribeca" stands for:
Triple Beer Cans
Triangle Below Canal Street
Town Beneath Canal

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!


Craving some $1 pizza after a night out? All you need to ask for is a _____!
Sliver
Bite
Slice

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!


"I have tickets to Hamilton tonight, but I'm a little turned around! Help!"
You need to get to the Theater District, stat!
You need to get to the Showbiz District, stat!
You need to get to the Stage District, stat!

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!


What do you call traveling East to West or vice versa?
EW
The long way
Crosstown

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!


Looking for the Avenue of the Americas? You'll know you've made it when you see ______ too.
Broadway
6th Ave
Park Ave

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!


The steps leading up to the _____ are iconic! They've made countless cameos in movies & television.
The Empire State Building
The New York Public Library
Central Park Boathouse

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!


You're either a ____ fan or a ____ fan. You just can't be both!
Yankees; Dodgers
Red Sox; Mets
Yankees; Mets

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!


"We have a reservation at Tavern on the Green, so we need to be in _______ by 7pm."
West Village
Tribeca
Central Park

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!


Cabbie has his lights on? That means:
It's not available
It's available
It's the Cash Cab

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!


If your friend tells you it's "brick" out today, you can be sure it'll be a _____ day!
Cold
Sunny
Humid

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!


All those little corner stop-and-shops? Yeah, in New York we call them ______.
Shoppe
Bodega
Boutique

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!


No, we don't stand in line, we stand:
By line
With line
On line

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!


Any New Yorker can tell you that _____ street divides NoHo and SoHo.
Houston
Hobart
Homer

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!


"Man, they never put enough ______ on my everything bagel. I gotta ask for extra."
Schmear
Whiz
Salsa

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!


If you're traveling from the East Village to the UES, where would you say you are headed?
Downtown
Uptown
Crosstown

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!


Some of the best summer nights are spent outside, talking on the ______.
Stump
Stock
Stoop

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!


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