17 Words You’ll Only Understand If You’re From Massachusetts

It’s funny how a simple trip across state lines can really expand your vocabulary. Here’s a handy Massachusetts phrasebook to help you understand the natives.

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We may not all talk like Matt Damon in Good Will Hunting, but Massachusetts residents definitely do have a way with words that is all their own. What Massachusetts lingo did I miss?