Wisconsin Lingo - It’s A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

You know Wisconsin, but do you speak Wisconsin?

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 May 28, 2019
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Question: 1/23Pick your answer!


"Guldarn." What's it mean?
A type of lake bird
A large caldron
A nicer substitute for "goddamn"

Question: 2/23Pick your answer!


What does it mean when you hear a Wisconsinite say: "I have to go to the tyme machine"
They need to take money out of an ATM
They want to go back in time to the 70s
They need a clock to see the time

Question: 3/23Pick your answer!


What's an FIB known to do?
Have Illinois plates and drive horribly
Blend in like a true Wisconsinite
Drive exceptionally well

Question: 4/23Pick your answer!


What might you hear your grandparent exclaim?
"Shoots!"
"Crates!"
"Cripes!"

Question: 5/23Pick your answer!


What do you call one of those transplants from Northern Michigan?
A booster
A blooper
A yooper

Question: 6/23Pick your answer!


How does a Wisconsinite end a question: "Do you want to see a movie, _________?"
or no
how about so
maybe not

Question: 7/23Pick your answer!


What noise does a good cheese curd make?
A good cheese curd shouldn't make any noise
It squeaks
It howls

Question: 8/23Pick your answer!


What are you doing if you're "stopping to da pig" ?
Going completely ham at the bar later
Stopping at Piggly Wiggly grocery store on the way home
Picking up ham for dinner

Question: 9/23Pick your answer!


How does a true Wisconsinite pronounce "Milwaukee"?
Mi-Wak-ee
Mil-wall-kie
Mil-walkie

Question: 10/23Pick your answer!


What is the last family meal of the night called?
Lunch
Dinner
Supper

Question: 11/23Pick your answer!


"Up Nort'" is what?
When you're really mad
When you go on a date
Northern Wisconsin

Question: 12/23Pick your answer!


"N' so?" means:
Uh no way
Go away
Isn't that so?

Question: 13/23Pick your answer!


How far would you say Madison is from Milwaukee?
130 kilometers
80 miles
About an hour and a half drive

Question: 14/23Pick your answer!


What do Wisconsinites call traffic lights?
Stop and go lights
Stop-it blinkers
Red and green goes

Question: 15/23Pick your answer!


"You betcha" means?
Of course!
Time to go to the casino
I forgot

Question: 16/23Pick your answer!


How do you address a group?
Yall
Youse guys
Dudes

Question: 17/23Pick your answer!


"Cripes sake!" is a(n) _______.
compliment
exclamation
dirty word

Question: 18/23Pick your answer!


"Ya hey der!" is a(n) ________.
angry phrase
greeting
term of endearment

Question: 19/23Pick your answer!


What's the typical Friday night meal?
Fish Fry
Pizza
Steak

Question: 20/23Pick your answer!


"Come up real quick once" means?
I only want to see you once
Remember that one time?
Come over

Question: 21/23Pick your answer!


What do you get a drink from?
A water fountain
A bubbler
A sprouter

Question: 22/23Pick your answer!


What is the most commonly served food before a packer game?
Tacos
Chicken
Brats

Question: 23/23Pick your answer!


What sound do you make if you bump into someone?
Erps!
Ope!
Whop!
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