Illinois Lingo - It’s A Thing! How Much Of It Do You Know?

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Elizabeth Banks, liz, Midwest, Michigan
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 Oct 15, 2019
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Question: 1/18Choose your answer!

If you live in Northern Illinois, you know all about the rivalry between which two Chicago MLB teams?
The Cubs & White Sox!
The Cubs & Red Sox!
The White Sox & Yankees!

Question: 2/18Choose your answer!

Luckily though, when it comes to football, there's only one team you're rooting for and it's:
Da Giants!
Da Eagles!
Da Bears!

Question: 3/18Choose your answer!

Don't let your mouth water, but what delicious food is Portillo's known for?
Deep dish and breadsticks
Italian beef, hot dogs and fries
Sub sandwiches and potato chips

Question: 4/18Choose your answer!

It's true — some students in Illinois get a day off in March because of ______.
Spring training!
The biggest snow day of the year!
Casimir Pulaski Day!

Question: 5/18Choose your answer!

If you grew up in Illinois, odds are you took a family vacation to which theme park at least a few times?
Worlds of Fun
Six Flags
Knott's Berry Farm

Question: 6/18Choose your answer!

In the South they might address a group with "y'all" but in the midwest, it's definitely:
You guys
Youse guys

Question: 7/18Choose your answer!

Out-of-staters often think Chicago is the capital of Illinois, but come on, ________ is.

Question: 8/18Choose your answer!

Whoa, it's crazy to think that mega fast food chain, _______, started right here in Illinois in 1955!
Carls Jr.

Question: 9/18Choose your answer!

Sure, Subway and Jersey Mike's aren't bad, but which sandwich store is definitely a favorite amongst Illinois locals?
Jimmy Johns
D-Angelo Sandwiches
Togo's Sandwiches

Question: 10/18Choose your answer!

Regular old soft serve ice cream? Nah, boring! What alternative ice cream invention came right out of Illinois in 1988?
Nitro Ice cream
Halo Top
Dippin' Dots

Question: 11/18Choose your answer!

It's so cringe-inducing when anyone ever pronounces the S in what word?

Question: 12/18Choose your answer!

What is one condiment that it is just not acceptable to put on your hot dog?
White onions! They never goes on a Chicago Dog!
Ketchup! It never goes on a Chicago Dog!
Mustard! It never goes on a Chicago Dog!

Question: 13/18Choose your answer!

Which iconic president was born in Kentucky, but grew up in Illinois?
Abraham Lincoln
Andrew Jackson
George Washington

Question: 14/18Choose your answer!

Living in Illinois and explaining to an out-of-towner what city you live in is just complicated, so you shamelessly say you're from:

Question: 15/18Choose your answer!

Okay, it's true, it's not uncommon to occasionally be stuck behind a ____ in traffic.
Golf cart

Question: 16/18Choose your answer!

Everyone's all about Chicago, but if you live in Southern Illinois, which big city is actually a lot closer?
St. Louis!
New Orleans!

Question: 17/18Choose your answer!

Being from the midwest and a state that grows corn, you've probably heard which of these phrases about it?
Super gold by three weeks old!
Shoulder-width by June Fifth!
Knee-high by the Fourth of July

Question: 18/18Choose your answer!

And lastly, no matter where you may go, you'll always have serious pride for the:
Show Me State!
Land of Lincoln!
Big Easy!
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