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How Well Do You Know Pennsylvania Dialect?

Like every state, Pennsylvanians have their own way of doing things, especially when it comes to speaking! Many parts of Pennsylvania have a dialect that's all their own. Think you know Pennsylvania dialect better than most? Let's find out!
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How do you refer to “sunny side up” eggs?
Dippy eggs
Trippy eggs
Wet eggs

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The first day of _____ is considered an unofficial holiday and some schools even let out for the day.
Mardi Gras
Lent
Deer season

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In Pennsylvania, a stream or a creek is commonly referred to as a what?
Crock
Crick
Creep

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If your friend asks to get "hoagies" for lunch, you know you'll be having what to eat?
A big salad
A sandwich
A gyro

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What kind of table are you likely to see at a wedding around in PA?
A mahogany table
A cookie table
A DJ table

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If someone asks for a "gum band" what do they want?
A piece of gum.
A rubber band.
A hair tie.

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If something "needs washed" in Pennsylvania, then it is....
Clean
Dirty
Moldy

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If you're heading to the "state store," where are you going?
The local pub
The gas station
The liquor store

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How would you refer to a group of people?
Yinz guys
Youse guys
Y'all

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On a hot day, you might want to reach for a tall glass of...
Water
Wadder
Wooder

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If someone says "Gesundheit," they're trying to say...
Thank you
Bless you
Excuse me

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Krimpets, Kandy Kakes, and Honey Buns are snack cakes made by what snack company?
Hostess
Little Debbie
Tastykake

C+, Dialect Dud

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Whelp, don't start that move to Pennsylvania just yet! While you may know a few words of Pennsylvania dialect here and there, you certainly couldn't hold your own with this proud crowd. Hey, there's always next time!

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You clearly love Pennsylvania and the dialect they've adopted though the years. Whether it's ordering a plate of dippy eggs with scrapple or simply referring to your friends as "yinz" instead of "yous." You know the dialect of this great state like only a proud Pennsylvania really can!

A+, Dialect Dynamite

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Like any true Pennsylvanian, you know that the dialect of this great state is a part of the experience of living in PA! Whether it's ordering dippy eggs and scrapple or heading down to the crick, you know that life in PA is always a good time.
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1
How do you refer to “sunny side up” eggs?
Dippy eggs
Trippy eggs
Wet eggs
2
The first day of _____ is considered an unofficial holiday and some schools even let out for the day.
Mardi Gras
Lent
Deer season
3
In Pennsylvania, a stream or a creek is commonly referred to as a what?
Crock
Crick
Creep
4
If your friend asks to get "hoagies" for lunch, you know you'll be having what to eat?
A big salad
A sandwich
A gyro
5
What kind of table are you likely to see at a wedding around in PA?
A mahogany table
A cookie table
A DJ table
6
If someone asks for a "gum band" what do they want?
A piece of gum.
A rubber band.
A hair tie.
7
If something "needs washed" in Pennsylvania, then it is....
Clean
Dirty
Moldy
8
If you're heading to the "state store," where are you going?
The local pub
The gas station
The liquor store
9
How would you refer to a group of people?
Yinz guys
Youse guys
Y'all
10
On a hot day, you might want to reach for a tall glass of...
Water
Wadder
Wooder
11
If someone says "Gesundheit," they're trying to say...
Thank you
Bless you
Excuse me
12
Krimpets, Kandy Kakes, and Honey Buns are snack cakes made by what snack company?
Hostess
Little Debbie
Tastykake

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