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!

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer!

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

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer!

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

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer!

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

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer!

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

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer!

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

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer!

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

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer!

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

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer!

What can you say to any other local to instantly strike up an easy conversation?
What’s so special about brats anyhow?
How bout dem der Packers?
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.
Cheese curds
Fried green tomatoes

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer!

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

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer!

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

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer!

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

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer!

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

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer!

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

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer!

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

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer!

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

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer!

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