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Can You Decipher Old School Diner Slang?

Back in the 50's and 60's, hanging out at a diner was as common as sitting in your own living room. This lead to some pretty interesting slang terms. Do you think you can decipher old school diner slang like a true expert? Take this quiz and find out!
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What would your waitress do if you said "throw it in the mud?"
Add chocolate syrup
Add maple syrup
Dust it with cocoa

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What exactly was "sea dust?"
Salt
Seltzer water
Fried shrimp

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An order with some "hemorrhage" means it came with....
Gravy
Ketchup
Tomato sauce

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What was a "bloodhound in the hay?"
A hamburger and fries
A hot dog and sauerkraut
Liver and onions

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What would your waitress do if you said to "break it and shake it?"
Add cream to your coffee
Add syrup to your milkshake
Add an egg to your drink

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What would you end up drinking if you ordered "baby juice?"
Milk
Water
Orange juice

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What would a cook do if you told him to "make it cry?"
Make it well done
Make it rare
Add onions

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What is "Italian perfume?"
Garlic
A spice rack
Sweet sausage

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If you ordered "nervous pudding" what would you have received?
Mousse
Jell-O
Pudding pie

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An order with "extra breath" meant....
Extra garlic
Extra onions
Extra hot sauce

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What was a "hot blonde in the sand?"
Warm milk with cinnamon
A banana split
Coffee with cream and sugar

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If you were to order a "raft" what would you receive?
Toast
A hot dog
An egg sandwich

C+, Diner Slang Average

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While you might know a few average diner terms, you won't be slinging hash in a kitchen or hanging out with true diner fans anytime soon. You'll need a bit more work on your diner slang before you can call yourself an expert! Fret not friend, you gave this quiz your all and learned some epic new terms to share on your next diner outing!

B+, Diner Slang Sensational

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It's clear that you either grew up in the 1950s or love your history, because you know diner slang like few people can! From obscure terms used only by cooks to slang used by every diner lover coast to coast, you know the secret language of the diner better than most!

A+, Diner Slang Awesome

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are diner slang awesome! You know 1950s and 1960s diner slang the way only a true history buff really can. From "Italian perfume" to "a hot blonde in the sand" you know your way around an old school diner as well as any diner fan from the past!
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1
What would your waitress do if you said "throw it in the mud?"
Add chocolate syrup
Add maple syrup
Dust it with cocoa
2
What exactly was "sea dust?"
Salt
Seltzer water
Fried shrimp
3
An order with some "hemorrhage" means it came with....
Gravy
Ketchup
Tomato sauce
4
What was a "bloodhound in the hay?"
A hamburger and fries
A hot dog and sauerkraut
Liver and onions
5
What would your waitress do if you said to "break it and shake it?"
Add cream to your coffee
Add syrup to your milkshake
Add an egg to your drink
6
What would you end up drinking if you ordered "baby juice?"
Milk
Water
Orange juice
7
What would a cook do if you told him to "make it cry?"
Make it well done
Make it rare
Add onions
8
What is "Italian perfume?"
Garlic
A spice rack
Sweet sausage
9
If you ordered "nervous pudding" what would you have received?
Mousse
Jell-O
Pudding pie
10
An order with "extra breath" meant....
Extra garlic
Extra onions
Extra hot sauce
11
What was a "hot blonde in the sand?"
Warm milk with cinnamon
A banana split
Coffee with cream and sugar
12
If you were to order a "raft" what would you receive?
Toast
A hot dog
An egg sandwich

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