Brooklyn Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

Hey, Brooklyn baby! You up to the challenge?

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 Jan 16, 2020
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Question: 1/19Choose your answer!


If there are "no parking" signs randomly up along a certain street this probably means that they are:
Removing those parking spots permanently
Putting down new grass
Filming a TV show or movie on the street

Question: 2/19Choose your answer!


Train times and projections ARE always accurate. It's so convenient!
False, but oh I wish that was true!!
True, I love it! So reliable!

Question: 3/19Choose your answer!


Living in a Brooklyn apartment means that you have to deal with all of the following EXCEPT:
A lack of privacy
Paper thin ceilings
Uh no, we have to deal with ALL of these things
Loud neighbors

Question: 4/19Choose your answer!


Yeah ok, trendy Brooklynites did hop on the bandwagon for which of these green "super foods?"
Cucumbers! All hail cucumbers!
Kale! All hail kale!
Peppers! All hail peppers!

Question: 5/19Choose your answer!


Which "island" can you head to for good food, rides, and a lot of tourists?
Staten Island
Long Island
Coney Island

Question: 6/19Choose your answer!


And you can actually spot a lot of proposals happening at which Coney Island location?
The Wonder Wheel
The Ice Cream Stand
The First Hot Dog Stand

Question: 7/19Choose your answer!


How do you pronounce Wyckoff St.?
WHY-coff
wick-OFF
WICK-off

Question: 8/19Choose your answer!


And how about Fulton Avenue?
FULL-ten
FUEL-ten
FELL-ton

Question: 9/19Choose your answer!


Brooklyn locals have the unique position of deciding between which two NFL teams to follow?
The Jets or Patriots
The Giants or Eagles
The Jets or Giants

Question: 10/19Choose your answer!


MOMA gets a lot of attention, but Brooklyn has its own museum to brag about. What is it?
The Children's Museum
The Brooklyn Museum
The American Museum of Natural History

Question: 11/19Choose your answer!


Without Coney Island, which delicious frozen dessert wouldn't exist?
Gelato
Slushee
Frozen Custard

Question: 12/19Choose your answer!


Which MLB team actually called Brooklyn home first between 1884-1957 before moving to a new city?
Oh, that's the Mets!
Oh, that's the Dodgers!
Oh, that's the Cubs!

Question: 13/19Choose your answer!


Someone from Brooklyn might say "What are the antics tonight?" meaning:
What's on the nightly news?
Where are the good happy hours?
What are the plans for the night?

Question: 14/19Choose your answer!


And your "antics" can get pretty crazy around here, since the bars stay open until what time?
2 AM
3 AM
All night!

Question: 15/19Choose your answer!


If someone says its 'brick' outside what does that mean?
It's cold outside
It's dangerous outside
There's nothing to do today

Question: 16/19Choose your answer!


Yeah, it's true, you can get some good pizza for just ___ a slice!
$1
$5
$8

Question: 17/19Choose your answer!


And if you're eating it on the move, you'll definitely:
Grab a knife and fork!
Slip it into your purse for later!
Fold it up!

Question: 18/19Choose your answer!


Yeah, around here we do love to hang out on the _____... if the weather's nice!
Stairway
Doorstep
Stoop

Question: 19/19Choose your answer!


It's easy to say... You'll never love any other place as much as you love the ______ State!!
Empire
Lone Star
Silver
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