Virginia Slang - It's A Thing. Do You Know These 21 "Typical" VA Things?

Do you know VA like a local?

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 Apr 12, 2019
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Question: 1/21Choose your answer!


Virginia is not just a state, it’s a _________! And don’t you forget it.
Territory
Region
Commonwealth

Question: 2/21Choose your answer!


Odds are that you’ve taken a field trip to Colonial _______. It’s basically a right of passage.
Williamsburg
Arlington
Richmond

Question: 3/21Choose your answer!


People who aren’t accustomed to amazing seafood like Virginians might not know ______ hammers are perfect for eating steamed crab.
Plastic
Wooden
Metal

Question: 4/21Choose your answer!


You’re either a ____ or a _____, but never both! You HAVE to pick a side!
Hokie; Wahoo
Wahoo; Lion
Hokie; Bilikin

Question: 5/21Choose your answer!


True or False: You’ll seldom hear someone say that they’re just from Virginia.
False! Virginia is just Virginia.
True, you always say if it’s Southern, Nova or elsewhere

Question: 6/21Choose your answer!


You guys are used to some serious jet noise on ______ Beach, due to the Naval Air Station Oceana. Pretty cool!
Virginia
Chesapeake
Hampton

Question: 7/21Choose your answer!


A true local has been to ______ multiple times and knows all the secrets to shortcuts, best rides and best food.
Worlds of Fun
Busch Gardens
Knott’s Berry Farm

Question: 8/21Choose your answer!


The West Coast gets all the attention for ______, but VA’s actually into it too!
Surfing
Dirt Biking
Ultimate Frisbee

Question: 9/21Choose your answer!


Tea should ALWAYS be cold and:
Green
Sweet
Unsweetened

Question: 10/21Choose your answer!


Y’all do occasionally say “_________.” Y’all are southern after all!
Bless your soul
Bless your heart
Bless your being

Question: 11/21Choose your answer!


There’s a reason people travel across the country for Chesapeake Bay ______. They’re beyond delicious!
Blue crabs
Red catfish
Giant oysters

Question: 12/21Choose your answer!


Virginia is officially the home of more of which of these than any other state?
Celebrities
Politicians
Presidents

Question: 13/21Choose your answer!


Around here, the BEST cured ham comes from:
Suffolk
Smithfield
Harrisonburg

Question: 14/21Choose your answer!


If your weekend plans involve watching some Nascar, then you’re going to need to head to the:
Darlington Raceway
Sonoma Raceway
Martinsville Speedway

Question: 15/21Choose your answer!


“I can’t meet you at 11 on Sunday. I’m going to _______.”
Sermon
Homily
Service

Question: 16/21Choose your answer!


Get on ____ during rush hour? No way!
I-95
I-405
The Spaghetti Bowl

Question: 17/21Choose your answer!


It doesn’t take much ____ at all to get a _____ day off of school, but you never minded!
Snow
Wind
Rain

Question: 18/21Choose your answer!


Finish the phrase: Virginia is for:
Family!
Friends!
Lovers!

Question: 19/21Choose your answer!


It’s always easy to tell that someone’s a tourist if they’re having trouble pronouncing “Monticello.” It’s:
Mont-i-chell-o
Monti-sello
Mont-i-shello

Question: 20/21Choose your answer!


Oddly enough, Virginians don’t say that they “buy groceries,” rather that they _____ them.
Take
Make
Bake

Question: 21/21Choose your answer!


They say Virginia is for lovers, and you sure do love the ______ State!
Old Dominion
Old Faithful
Old Glory
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