If your company has a branch office in Boston or someone from Boston has moved here you will find they have a very unique lingo as compared to that of Detroit – on any other American city for that matter. See if you can answer this question:
What would you most likely find in a basement in Boston?
d. Baked beans
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Some other things to know is that if you are thirsty don’t ask for a drinking fountain because that is at the corner drug store. What you want is a “bubbler”. Mustard does not go on hot dogs because that is too much like the enemy New York Yankees. You will get catsup instead. And if you want a milk shake you will not get any ice cream. A milk shake is milk with flavored syrup shaken together. Ask for a frappe if you want ice cream in milk.
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