Rhode Island Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

Do you know the local lingo?

square face, geo geise, milkshake, awful awful, Rhode Island
"The Captive" via A24/newportcreamery.com
 Jun 23, 2020
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Question: 1/18Choose your answer!


What do you call those large hard clams that are often stuffed or found in po' boys and clam chowder?
Quahogs
Cherrypits
Hushpuppies

Question: 2/18Choose your answer!


Seriously, some classic Rhode Island ______ can really hit the spot for breakfast!
Johnnycakes
Flapjacks
Shrimp and grits

Question: 3/18Choose your answer!


What's "coffee-milk"?
A frozen coffee milkshake
A concoction of milk mixed with coffee syrup
That's lingo for coffee mixed with milk

Question: 4/18Choose your answer!


What might you spot atop one building from the I-95?
The Giant Green Gazelle
The Big Blue Bug
The Small Silver Snake

Question: 5/18Choose your answer!


If you have to dash out to grab groceries, where might you be headed?
Jewel Osco
Cumberland Farms
Ralph’s

Question: 6/18Choose your answer!


What's "Mr. Potato Head" mean to a Rhode Island native?
Just that it originated here
We’re talking about the toy right?
That you’ll see them everywhere due to the 2000 art installation

Question: 7/18Choose your answer!


What ingredients go on the iconic "Hot Weiner"?
Barbeque sauce and onion rings
Yellow peppers, a full pickle spear and ketchup
Meat sauce, mustard and onions

Question: 8/18Choose your answer!


Despite the misleading name, which of these items is a delicious milkshake?
Bad-bad
Terrible-terrible
Awful-awful

Question: 9/18Choose your answer!


"Friar Dom." What's that mean to you?
Friar Dom’s is a delicious local hot dog joint
Providence College’s (slightly terrifying) mascot
A friendly priest who is famous across the state

Question: 10/18Choose your answer!


What is "WaterFire"?
A mixed drink of whiskey and water
A festival, an art installation, and a ceremony
A 5 day music festival

Question: 11/18Choose your answer!


If you're hungry for a big sandwich, you'd order a:
Hoagie
Grinder
Hero

Question: 12/18Choose your answer!


Which "Jersey Shore" star was originally from Rhode Island?
J-Wow
Pauly D
Snooki

Question: 13/18Choose your answer!


What does "extra extra" refer to?
The local Providence newspaper
When you want extra hot sauce on your quahogs
Asking for even more cream and sugar in your coffee

Question: 14/18Choose your answer!


How long does it take max to get anywhere in the state?
About 30 minutes
About an hour
About 3 hours

Question: 15/18Choose your answer!


Steamers. What are those?
Steamed, soft shell clams
Tender mussels
Hard clams that didn’t steam properly

Question: 16/18Choose your answer!


Which island off of the state is rumored to have its own ghost ship?
Block Island
Goat Island
Prudence Island

Question: 17/18Choose your answer!


What's another term you use for a roundabout?
A U-ey
A go-around
A rotary

Question: 18/18Choose your answer!


Leave the ______ State? You're crazy! I love it here in Rhode Island.
Show Me
Ocean
Garden
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