2020 Epidemic Slang Quiz – CNN

19 December 2020

By AJ Willingham and Ivory Sherman

This time last year, if you told someone that you were doing “quarantine”, they would look at you as if you had five heads. But things change. very. Let us see how much of your epidemic term has expanded during this strange year.

1 out of 10

What do you call a small group of people with whom you agree to socialize during lockdowns and social disturbances?

Some people have made “quarantines” of close friends who agree to separate from everyone except for each other. Others have just bought a lot of house plants.

2 of 10

Which of the following is an unfortunate side effect of wearing a mask?

Masks can be an important piece of protection equipment, but they can certainly wreak havoc on your skin. And nobody likes masks.

3 of 10

What do you call someone who boldly follows basic coronovirus safety guidelines?

A “kovidot” has become a common term, but “just plain rude” will suffice.

4 of 10

What do you call it even when you can’t stop watching social media, although it’s all terrible and it makes you sad?

We are all going through a battle of doom this year, and there is nothing better than this.

5 of 10

On the other hand, what’s the word for scrolling through social media when something great has happened, and you just can’t get enough?

Gleefreshing! What a nice looking word. Almost as happy as the action it described.

6 of 10

If you are in the mood to get intimate with someone, but you have to do it on a video call, what do you call it?

And yes, “Zooty Call” has a picture of “Zooty” “Zoom” and “Booty”.

7 of 10

When time runs together, weeks become months and months lose their meaning, which day is that?

All one really needs to know is whether it’s weekday or weekend. Besides, it’s all Blursday.

8 of 10

What is a signature lockdown drink (no content included)?

A quarantini may be the most popular term for a good blursed wind-down, but we can switch it up and make Krai Tai.

6 of 10

What is the word for interrogative style. Some people end the game when they should be maintaining their hair at home?

Do not make fun of someone’s coronation. This means that they are safe and doing their best.

10 of 10

And finally, what word do we use to denote everything that happened before March 2020?

“Remember in The Before Times, when there were restaurants and a lot of games and nobody knew what ‘Zooty Call’ meant?”


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