9 Phrases That Will Make You Swear Connecticutians Have Their Own Language

Sandwiched between Massachusetts and the New York metro area, visitors might be tempted to think Connecticut just picks up slang from both places. We know Connecticut has a language of its own. Here’s its dictionary:

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Be warned: outside of Connecticut, people don’t understand our language. Have you ever tried using these expressions out of state? If you moved here from somewhere else, were you confused by Nutmegger’s language when you first arrived? Share in the comments!

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