Wisconsin Lingo - It's A Thing! Do You Know These 18 Typical WI Things?

You probably weren’t expecting this quiz to be so “guldarn” hard!

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 Feb 21, 2020
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer!


Call a drinking fountain a "______" and you'll really confuse any visitors!
Sprouter
Swisher
Bubbler

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer!


It just goes without saying that your closet is full of ______.
Red and silver
Navy and white
Green and gold

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer!


There’s no wrong time to wear _____, and that’s a Wisconsin fact.
Slippers
Camo
Business Casual

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer!


It’s a Packers tailgate. Of course you’re grilling which of these items?
T-bone steaks. It’s tradition!
Stuffed bell peppers.
Brats, brats and more brats.

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer!


Wait, so where do you guys fall on the whole pop/soda debate?
Soda. Definitely.
Of course it’s pop.

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer!


So you’re telling me there’s really a city named Oconomowoc?
You betcha. And that’s pronounced O-con-O-mO-walk
You betcha. And that’s pronounced Oc-onomo-woke
You betcha. And that’s pronounced Oak-onow-oak

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer!


No Friday night is complete without a:
Fish Fry
Pizza Party
Spaghetti Social

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer!


For some reason, Wisconsinites are just kind of obsessed with ____!
Vodka
Brandy
Scotch

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer!


What can you say to any other local to instantly strike up an easy conversation?
How bout dem der Packers?
What’s so special about brats anyhow?
This winter weather’s especially pleasant, eh?

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer!


“Can you substitute my French fries for ______?” Is a sentence that has come out of your mouth.
Fried green tomatoes
Grits
Cheese curds

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer!


One of the most iconic items out of the State Fair HAS to be:
The famous Cream Puffs!
The celebrated Sopapillas!
The renowned Macarons!

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer!


Forget about the American Robin, any local can tell you the real state bird is the:
Mosquito, ha ha.
Bumble bee, ha ha.
Cicada, ha ha.

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer!


“Ok, I’ll come for a ______ Leinies, but that’s IT!”
Dozen one
Couple three
Few two

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer!


The first day of _____ is a big deal around here. Some schools will even be half empty!
Morel Season
Spring
Hunting Season

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer!


It sounds odd, but really, a fresh cheese curd should:
Squeak
Jump
Crunch

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer!


No, “Tyme Machine” isn’t slang for a clock, it’s a/n:
ATM!
Coffee maker!
Bus stop!

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer!


“You going far for vacation this summer?”
We’re driving Out East!
We’re just headed Up Nort!
We’re going Down South!

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer!


Leave the ____ State? No way! Wisconsin’s my home!
Badger
Centennial
Silver
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