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Regional vocabularies of American English vary. Below is a list of lexical differences in vocabulary that are generally associated with a region. A term featured on a list may or may not be found throughout the region concerned, and may or may not be recognized by speakers outside that region. Some terms appear on more ...


Dec 27, 2015 ... New England sayings that are "wicked hahd" for the rest of America to understand.


Nov 15, 2017 ... Working on your Maine accent? Interpreting some Boston slang? Don't know a milkshake from a frappe? Let our Guide to New England slang help.


Boston slang consists of words and phrases of slang originating from and commonly used in Boston, Massachusetts. Though most often used in Boston, the slang can also be heard in other cities of Massachusetts or even other New England states, though not always as frequently. Some terms are less commonly heard ...


Jun 25, 2014 ... What it normally means: The coldest of the four seasons. What it means in New England: It is WICKED cold, there is a TON of snow, and the conditions are not conducive to human life, but you deal with it like a champ because you're a rough -and-tough New Englander.


All set: particularly in a restaurant or store context, meaning that one doesn't need anything; everything is good, settled, complete, done, satisfactory....


Feb 25, 2015 ... Pronouncing New England things won't be a visitor's only struggle. ... Forgot to mention proper pronunciations of towns like Worcester & Leominister. Also, agree with others that the distinct regional idioms have been homogenized so now the whole country seems to use the same terms & slang. Reply.


Aug 5, 2016 ... As we pointed out in the article “20 Things Only People From the Midwest Say,” anyone with an accent will tell you that they actually don't have an accent; you're the one who is wrong, and everyone else talks weirdly. Well, the same rule applies to terminology and slang. People can get offended if you tell ...


But don't worry about poor lost New England R's. In typical Yankee fashion, we re -use 'em -- by sticking them on the ends of certain other words ending with "uh" sounds: "Ah final ahs just disappeah, but wheah they go we've no idear." Well, it's a bit more complex than that. As seasoned Boston English speakah Alan Miles ...