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Old 05-14-2017, 12:26 PM
 
Location: Prescott Valley, AZ
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What about the world 'billfold'? I notice some people say that instead of wallet.
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Old 05-14-2017, 09:25 PM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, NC, formerly DC and Phila
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I thought of another Philadelphia one. If you have a grandmother named "MomMom" then you (or she) are probably from Philadelphia. I don't think any other part of the country uses that term for grandmother. Phladelphians use "PopPop" too for grandfather, but I think that term is common in other parts of the country as well.
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Old 05-14-2017, 10:10 PM
 
Location: SE Pennsylvania
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"Get outta he-ya"
"Whatchamacallit"
"G'head" (Go ahead)
"It's brick outside"
"Dead-a$$"

all sayings I heard growing up in Staten Island, NY
thats all of new york/north jersey.. not just staten island
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Old 05-14-2017, 10:35 PM
 
Location: Appalachian New York, Formerly Louisiana
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thats all of new york/north jersey.. not just staten island
I don't know about that. I am from west/central upstate and I am not familiar with all of those phrases.

Dead a$$? It's brick outside? Never heard them.

"Get outta he-ya" is never spoken unironically up here. It's always used in a mocking way.

The other two I do hear though.
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Old 05-14-2017, 10:36 PM
 
Location: Appalachian New York, Formerly Louisiana
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What about the world 'billfold'? I notice some people say that instead of wallet.
I always thought a bill fold was like a money clip.
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Old 05-15-2017, 12:35 PM
 
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I always thought a bill fold was like a money clip.
A billfold is just a type of wallet. The billfold is a wallet that you put your money into and then fold it in half. I don't think the use of billfold is a regional thing.
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Old 05-15-2017, 01:13 PM
 
Location: Crook County, Illinois
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"Come with" or "go with" not followed by a noun or pronoun - Chicago.

"Soitenly" - Lower East Side, New York.
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Old 05-15-2017, 01:44 PM
 
Location: South Beach and DT Raleigh
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"All set?" and "All set." ...as both a question and an answer in New England.
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Old 05-16-2017, 09:10 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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I thought of another Philadelphia one. If you have a grandmother named "MomMom" then you (or she) are probably from Philadelphia. I don't think any other part of the country uses that term for grandmother. Phladelphians use "PopPop" too for grandfather, but I think that term is common in other parts of the country as well.
My NNJ grandfather was PopPop.
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Old 05-16-2017, 09:13 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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thats all of new york/north jersey.. not just staten island
Lived in NJ all my life. Never heard of "it's brick outside". What does that even mean?

I would say "Get outta here", but it's not "he-ya". That's NY/SI. Jersey says its Rs.
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