How Well Do You Know Philly Slang?

Like any big city in the US, Philly has a slang that is all their own! Do you think you can decipher these 12 Philly slang words with ease? Let's find out!
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If someone asks you if you want "jimmies" in Philly, what are they offering?
Mushrooms
Sprinkles
Crushed nuts
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Many in Philly are known to enjoy a "wooder ice," what is this exactly?
A watermelon icee
A soft ice cream cone
An Italian ice
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If someone is "drawlin'" then they are....
Acting out of character
Being lazy
Yawning
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If something is "ard" in Philly, it is....
Terrible
All right
Harmful
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If someone asks you "jeet" in Philly, what do they want to know?
If you ate
If you're sick
If you're alright
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If you're visiting a "MAC" in Philly, what are you doing?
Hitting up an ATM
Visiting an Apple store
Going to the farmer's market
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If someone is very "newsey" in Philly, then they are....
Well informed
Nosy
Noisy
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What is "whiz" in Philly?
A substitute for dairy cheese
Anyone who is street smart
A melted cheese
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What does the term "youse" mean in Philly?
You guys
Your house
Yesterday
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If someone is a "bougie" in Philly then they are?
Classy
Tasteful
Stuck up
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What is "gravy" in Philly?
It's just gravy
It's tomato sauce
It's cheese whiz
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If you're "keeping it a bean" in Philly, then you are....
Keeping it fresh
Keeping it real
Keeping it together
Result
Unfortunately, this quiz revealed that you don't know your Philly slang very well at all! While you may know the basics (ie: ordering a cheesesteak), the true Philly slang terms left you feeling a bit puzzled. Worry not, at least you learned something new along the way!

C+, Philly Slang Flop

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Based on the results of this quiz, you've got a great aptitude of Philly slang! While you're not likely to blend in with the locals anytime soon, you seem to have a firm grasp on the slang of this east coast city.

B+, Philly Slang Focused

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Right!
Based on the results of this quiz, you possess a great deal of Philly slang expertise! It's obvious that you either grew up in this city or have spent a good deal of time on the streets of Philadelphia. You know the slang of this metropolis the way few individuals can! Well done!

A+, Philly Slang Expertise

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1
If someone asks you if you want "jimmies" in Philly, what are they offering?
Mushrooms
Sprinkles
Crushed nuts
2
Many in Philly are known to enjoy a "wooder ice," what is this exactly?
A watermelon icee
A soft ice cream cone
An Italian ice
3
If someone is "drawlin'" then they are....
Acting out of character
Being lazy
Yawning
4
If something is "ard" in Philly, it is....
Terrible
All right
Harmful
5
If someone asks you "jeet" in Philly, what do they want to know?
If you ate
If you're sick
If you're alright
6
If you're visiting a "MAC" in Philly, what are you doing?
Hitting up an ATM
Visiting an Apple store
Going to the farmer's market
7
If someone is very "newsey" in Philly, then they are....
Well informed
Nosy
Noisy
8
What is "whiz" in Philly?
A substitute for dairy cheese
Anyone who is street smart
A melted cheese
9
What does the term "youse" mean in Philly?
You guys
Your house
Yesterday
10
If someone is a "bougie" in Philly then they are?
Classy
Tasteful
Stuck up
11
What is "gravy" in Philly?
It's just gravy
It's tomato sauce
It's cheese whiz
12
If you're "keeping it a bean" in Philly, then you are....
Keeping it fresh
Keeping it real
Keeping it together