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  • Hot? Thirsty?

    by danrey Written Apr 7, 2003

    I'm a transplant to Boston, so learn from my mistakes--there's some bizarre nomenclature here. The lowdown:

    1) If you order a milkshake, they'll give you milk mixed with flavored syrup.

    2) If you want what is called a "milkshake" in the rest of the civized world, order a "frappe."

    3) But you have to pronounce it "frap."

    Good luck!

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    Boston accent/dialect.

    by mwe Written Mar 6, 2007
    A cah from Hay-vril (Haverhill, Massachusetts).

    I've covered this subject on my introduction to Boston. To see things in greater detail go to the website below.

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