Florida Lingo - It's A Thing! Do You Know These 19 "Typical" FL Things?

Real local or just another snowbird?

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 Nov 07, 2019
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Question: 1/19Choose Your Answer!


First things first, _____ subs are the *only* subs.
Ike’s
Publix
Gandalfo’s

Question: 2/19Choose Your Answer!


Ok, crazy "_______" makes headlines a lot, but that seriously isn't the norm around here.
Florida man
Orlando kid
Swamp gators

Question: 3/19Choose Your Answer!


Floridians are likely to find which of these critters all over their homes?
Lizards!
Armadillos!
Chameleons!

Question: 4/19Choose Your Answer!


Where's the only place in the entire world that it's legal to swim and touch manatees?
Palm Beach
Crystal River
Bay Lake

Question: 5/19Choose Your Answer!


Florida locals go by which of these nicknames?
Sunshiners
Crackers
Beach babies

Question: 6/19Choose Your Answer!


But people who only live in Florida October through April are known as:
Bluejays
Mockingbirds
Snowbirds

Question: 7/19Choose Your Answer!


Hey now, don't judge _______ 'til you try it!
Swamp cabbage
Swamp veggies
Swamp fruit

Question: 8/19Choose Your Answer!


June 1st marks the start of which season?
Hurricane
Lovebug
Summer

Question: 9/19Choose Your Answer!


It's not uncommon to see fried ______ on restaurant menus. Tastes like chicken!
Lizard
Gator
Bull

Question: 10/19Choose Your Answer!


When it comes to the _______, you're going to need to pick a side. You CAN'T root for both!
Gators and Seminoles
Hurricanes and Gators
Seminoles and Knights

Question: 11/19Choose Your Answer!


Only real locals know that Disney World isn't actually in Orlando, but:
Naples
Tampa
Lake Buena Vista

Question: 12/19Choose Your Answer!


Floridians really know how to survive and thrive in extreme ______.
Humidity
Heat
BOTH!

Question: 13/19Choose Your Answer!


It seems like whenever you're trying to sleep, the _____ decide to sing.
Frogs
Gators
Lizards

Question: 14/19Choose Your Answer!


Heading north from Orlando to Jacksonville, what do Floridians call THAT one building that plagues the landscape?
The I-4 Eyesore
The Interstate Bait
The Not So Majestic Majesty

Question: 15/19Choose Your Answer!


Ew wait, WHAT is a "palmetto bug"?
It’s like a grasshopper… but bigger.
It’s like a lady bug… but smaller.
It’s like a cockroach… but worse.

Question: 16/19Choose Your Answer!


"Do you mind grabbing a ______? We have too many groceries to just carry!"
Roller
Buggy
Carriage

Question: 17/19Choose Your Answer!


What swarms as bad as bees but first below the knees?
Mosquitos!
Fire ants!
Grasshoppers!

Question: 18/19Choose Your Answer!


The official state bird might be the Northern Mockingbird, but y'all love to joke that the unofficial is definitely the:
Lady bug
Bumble bee
Mosquito

Question: 19/19Choose Your Answer!


Leave the ______ State? You're crazy! I love Florida way too much to do that.
Show Me
Golden
Sunshine
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