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Only Minnesotans Will Ace This Quiz

Uff da! This is a toughie.

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  1. 1. Define this word:

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    Places where you might drink.
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    A type of dessert.
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    Equipment found on a playground.
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    Bars are a delicious treat usually made by grandmothers and often with some kind of breakfast cereal in them.

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  2. 2. Define this word:

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    The sound a balloon makes when it bursts.
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    A fizzy beverage.
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    A nickname for a father.
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    Pop is a fizzy beverage. You might know it better as soda. (But you’re wrong, sorry.)

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  3. 3. Define this word:

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    An expression of fascination.
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    An expression of thoughtfulness.
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    An expression of skepticism.
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    Interesting is what Minnesotans say when they don’t believe something, or if they just don’t have anything nice to say.

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  4. 4. Define this word:

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    Short for “half-to.” (As in: "half-to 5PM.")
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    Short for “have to.” (As in: “I have to go.")
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    Short for “have two.” (As in: “I have two pops. Want one?”)
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    It’s short for “have to.” You hafta know what one if you’re going to fit in.

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  5. 5. Define this word:

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    A dessert often made with Jello or marshmallows.
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    A dish made with leafy greens.
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    A hairdo.
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    Salad has many meanings in Minnesota, but we’re probably best known for our dessert salads, which are essentially the opposite of traditional salads.

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  6. 6. Define this word:

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    When someone is free with their money.
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    When an item costs too much.
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    A day out shopping.
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    If something is spendy, it means it costs more than you’re willing to spend on it.

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  7. 7. Define this word:

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    A general exclamation of surprise or frustration.
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    Short for “rough day."
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    An affirmative expression.
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    Uff da is Norwegian in origin, and is meant to express surprise or dismay.

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  8. 8. Define this word:

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    A plate or dish that is too hot to handle.
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    Slang for an attractive person.
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    A variety of casserole, usually baked.
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    Hotdish is a type of casserole that takes many forms in Minnesota. Chief among them is the tater tot hotdish, which is made with ground beef, canned soup, frozen/canned vegetables, and tater tots.

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  9. 9. Define this word:

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    The name of a lewd gesture.
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    Another term for a quickie.
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    A chain of gas stations.
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    Kum & Go is a brand of gas stations and convenience stores in the Midwest.

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  10. 10. Define this word:

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    A piece of wood broken off of a tree branch.
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    Something deep-fried food is eaten off of.
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    A sport unique to the streets of St. Paul.
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    Sure, stick means all the stuff you’d expect it to in Minnesota as well, but it’s also the main means of conveyance for deep-fried foods at the Minnesota State Fair every summer.

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