Nebraska Lingo - It's A Thing! How Much Of It Do You Know?

Do you talk like a real ‘Braskan?

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 Feb 09, 2020
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Question: 1/19Choose Your Answer!


Other states seriously have no idea what ______ even means! Ha, 🌽
Rebarring
Detasseling
Untangling

Question: 2/19Choose Your Answer!


Come springtime, dodging which of these items practically becomes an extreme sport?
Potholes!!!
Squirrels!!!
Dodgeballs!!!

Question: 3/19Choose Your Answer!


"Hey ______, we should get going to the movie soon!!"
Y’all
Yinz
You guys

Question: 4/19Choose Your Answer!


Don't worry if you hear someone's eating "ears" with dinner, they're just having a side of:
Roasted corn!
Candy corn!
Fried pig ears!

Question: 5/19Choose Your Answer!


Forget about Starbucks! Drink local. How about ______?
Scooters
Dunkin’ Donuts
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Question: 6/19Choose Your Answer!


Which of these Nebraska football players recently turned coach?
Bill Riley
Bo Pelini
Scott Frost

Question: 7/19Choose Your Answer!


Obviously, you'll hear "____" at a Huskers game!
PBR!
GBD!
GBR!

Question: 8/19Choose Your Answer!


Legend has it the _____ sandwich started here in Nebraska at the Blackstone Hotel.
Dagwood
Cheesesteak
Reuben

Question: 9/19Choose Your Answer!


Hail? Thunderstorms? Snowstorms? Flooding? _____? You've dealt with it all and then some.
Monsoons
Typhoons
Tornadoes

Question: 10/19Choose Your Answer!


"I've got some fun stuff planned today... taking the kids to Henry Doorly!
"Oh, the museum again? Nice!"
"Oh, the park again? Nice!"
"Oh, the zoo again? Nice!"

Question: 11/19Choose Your Answer!


No we're not talking about the direction, up, we're talking UP... _______!
United Plains
Upward Planning
Union Pacific

Question: 12/19Choose Your Answer!


How do Nebraskans sometimes pronounce "creek"?
Like creck
Like crack
Like crick

Question: 13/19Choose Your Answer!


What on earth is one of those "Runzas"?
A blueberry dessert hand-pie
A bread pocket filled with meat and cabbage!
A meat dumpling

Question: 14/19Choose Your Answer!


That's right, in Western Nebraska you can visit ______. Pretty cool!
Prairie Village
Carhenge
Eiffelette Tower

Question: 15/19Choose Your Answer!


"I'll just take an ice water, please. I'm cutting out ____!"
Pop
Soda
Cola

Question: 16/19Choose Your Answer!


There's nothing else quite like game days spent at _______ Stadium.
Memorial
Colossal
Remembrance

Question: 17/19Choose Your Answer!


This combination might sound a little weird, but seriously don't knock it til you try it!
Cheddar soup + strawberry jam
Spaghetti + syrup
Chili + cinnamon rolls

Question: 18/19Choose Your Answer!


Locals sometimes joke that the ____ River is "a mile wide and a foot deep."
Platte
Missouri
Colorado

Question: 19/19Choose Your Answer!


It really is the "good life" here in Nebraska. That's why you could never leave the ______ State!
Cornhusker
Tree Planter
Hawkeye
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