Philly Lingo - It's A Thing! Do You Know All This *Typical* Philly Stuff?

Do you speak Philly?

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 Oct 17, 2019
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Question: 1/19Pick Your Answer!


A tourist has definitely stopped you in the street before to ask:
"Where is Ben Franklin's house?"
“Which way to the Liberty Bell?”
"Can I have your autograph?"

Question: 2/19Pick Your Answer!


_____ isn't just a convenience store, it's a way of life.
Ralph's
Quickie Mart
Wawa

Question: 3/19Pick Your Answer!


Rocky Balboa ran up the stairs of which famous Philadelphia landmark when he was training?
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Veterans Stadium
Franklin Institute

Question: 4/19Pick Your Answer!


There's a lot of names for sub sandwiches, but everyone in Philly calls them:
Hoagies!
Grinders!
Heroes!

Question: 5/19Pick Your Answer!


Who are you likely to bump into on Elfreth's Alley?
Abraham Lincoln
Betsy Ross
Uncle Sam

Question: 6/19Pick Your Answer!


If something is "ard" in Philly, it is _____.
Alright
Hard
Bad

Question: 7/19Pick Your Answer!


What the heck does "Schuylkill" mean?
“Turtle crossing”
“Old black water”
“Hidden river”

Question: 8/19Pick Your Answer!


When does Philadelphia's iconic "Mummers Parade" occur?
New Year’s Day
Valentine’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day

Question: 9/19Pick Your Answer!


There's only one reason you'd go to Jersey. And that's to:
Go out to ocean
Go down shore
Go sailing

Question: 10/19Pick Your Answer!


Many in Philly are known to enjoy a "wooder ice," but what is that exactly?
A watermelon icee
An Italian ice
A soft serve ice cream cone

Question: 11/19Pick Your Answer!


Which one of these items was NOT invented in Philly?
Bubble gum
Post-its
Slinkies

Question: 12/19Pick Your Answer!


It's always hilarious to visit another city and try their take on:
Cheesesteak
Lobster Rolls
Gumbo

Question: 13/19Pick Your Answer!


Everyone and their mom knows about cheesesteak. But only real locals know that Philly is all about ______ too.
Hushpuppies
Fried green tomatoes
Soft pretzels

Question: 14/19Pick Your Answer!


What are you most likely to find when hanging out at Rittenhouse Square?
Antiques markets and jazz concerts
Flower markets and fine arts shows
Meat markets and culinary classes

Question: 15/19Pick Your Answer!


No, that's not Shrek or a Muppet, that's just the:
Sandlapper!!
Phanatic!!
Bilikin!!

Question: 16/19Pick Your Answer!


If someone is "drawlin'" then they are _____.
Being lazy
Acting out of character
Walking slowly

Question: 17/19Pick Your Answer!


Ordering a cheesesteak "wit" gets you what on your sandwich?
Cheese
Onions
Pepper

Question: 18/19Pick Your Answer!


If you're visiting a "MAC" in Philly, what are you doing?
Going to the farmer’s market
Hitting up an ATM
Visiting an apple orchard

Question: 19/19Pick Your Answer!


Leave the City Of ____ Love? No way! I love it here in Philly.
Motherly
Sisterly
Brotherly
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