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9 Phrases That Will Make You Swear Rhode Islanders Have Their Own Language

Everyone who has lived in state long enough knows that the people of Rhode Island are a unique bunch. Not only do we have strange eating habits, but we also have quite a few words that only locals will understand. Don’t believe me? Just keep reading.

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Jeana is a freelance writer, musician, and student. She is in the Providence based acoustic duo Tammy & Jeana, and the folk act known as Great Gale. Jeana commutes to Northeastern University in Boston where she is pursuing an M.S. in Organizational Communication. As a long time Rhode Islander who was born in Warwick, she loves promoting the state's wonders.