I usually dont put these stupid things. but this one mentioned somerville. and theres no denying it. i miss home.
For those of you who have never been to "Bawstin", this is a good guideline.
> I hope you will consider coming to "Beantown" in the near future.
> For those who call New England home, this is just
> plain great!
> Information on Boston and the surrounding area:
> There's no school on School Street, no court on Court Street, no dock on Dock Square, no water on Water Street.
> Back Bay streets are in alphabetical "oddah":
> Arlington, Berkeley, Clarendon, Dartmouth, etc.
> So are South Boston streets: A, B, C, D, etc.
> If the streets are named after trees (e.g. Walnut,
> Chestnut, Cedar), you're on Beacon Hill.
> If they're named after poets, you're in Wellesley.
> Massachusetts Ave ! ! is Mass Ave; Commonwealth Ave is Comm Ave; South Boston is Southie.
> The South End is the South End. East Boston is Eastie.
> The North End is east of the former West End. The West End and Scollay Square are no more; a guy named Rappaport got rid of them one night.
> Roxbury is The Burry, Jamaica Plain is J.P.
> Frappes have ice cream, milkshakes don't. If it is
> fizzy and flavored, it's tonic.
> Soda is CLUB SODA.
> "Pop" is Dad.
> When we want Tonic WATER, we will ask for Tonic WATER.
> The smallest beer is a pint.
> Scrod is whatever they tell you it is, usually fish.
> If you paid more than $6/pound, you got scrod.
> It's not a water fountain; it's a bubblah.
> It's not a trashcan; it's a barrel.
It's not a spucky it's a sub.
It's not a freak of nature, it's a freakin h er!
> It's not a shopping cart; it's a carriage.
> It's not a purse; it's a pock-a-book.
> They're not franks; they're haht dahgs. Franks are
> money in France.
> Police don't drive patrol units or black and whites
> they drive a "crooza".
> If you take the bus, your on the "looza crooza".
> It's not a rubber band, it's an elastic.
> It's not a traffic circle, it's a rotary.
> "Going to the islands" means Martha's Vineyard &
> If something's good, it's "pissa". If something's
> really good, it's "wicked pissa".
> The Pat's = The Patriots
> The Sox = The Red Sox
> The C's = The Celtics
> The B's = The Bruins
> Things not to do:
> Don't pahk your cah in Hahvid Yahd ... they'! ! ll tow it
> to Meffa (Medford) or Slumaville (Somerville).
> Don't sleep in the Common. (Boston Common)
> Don't wear Orange in Southie on St. Patrick's Day.
> Things you should know:
> There are two State Houses, two City Halls, two
> courthouses, two Hancock buildings (one old, one new for each).
> The colored lights on top the old Hancock tell the
> "Solid blue, clear view...."
> "Flashing blue, clouds due...."
> "Solid red, rain ahead...."
> "Flashing red, snow instead...." - (except in
> summer; flashing red means the Red Sox game was rained out)
> Route 128 is also I-95 south. It's also I-93 north.
> The underground train is not a subway. It's the "T",
> and it doesn't run all night (fah chrysakes, this
> ain't Noo Yawk).
> Order the "cold tea" in China Town after 2:00 am
> you'll get a kettle full of ! beer.
> Bostonians... think that it's their God-given right tocut off someone in traffic.
> Bostonians...think that there are only 25 letters in
> the alphabet (no R's).
> Bostonians...think that three straight days of 90+
> temperatures is a heat wave.
> Bostonians...refer to six inches of snow as a
> Bostonians...always "bang a left" as soon as the light turns green, and oncoming traffic always expects it.
> Bostonians...say everything in town is "a five-minute walk." (pronounced "wok")
> Bostonians...believe that using your turn signal is a
> sign of weakness.
> Bostonians...think that 63-degree ocean water is warm.
> Send this one to your friends who don't live in
> Bostonians...think Rhode Island accents are annoying.
> How to say these Massachusetts city names correctly:
> Worcester: Wuhsta (or Wistah)
> Gloucester: Glaw! sta
> Leicester: Lesta
> ! Woburn: Wooban
> Dedham: Dedim (like denim)
> Revere: Re-vee-ah
> Quincy: Quinzee
> Peabody: Pea-bud'-dee
> Waltham: Wahlt-ham
> Chatham: Chahttum