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Old 05-05-2017, 08:05 PM
 
Location: .N6 A4
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My father was a scrapple devotee.

He also liked chow chow, but I think he partly just liked saying it.
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Old 05-05-2017, 09:08 PM
 
Location: Kennedy Heights, Ohio. USA
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In Cincinnati - "Please?" instead of "Excuse Me?"

New Orleans - "Neutral Ground" - aka a Median in other cities
"Banquette" instead of Sidewalk
We say "Please" if we want you to repeat what you just said because we didn't understand you the first time.
Please = Can you repeat what you just said.
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Old 05-05-2017, 09:24 PM
 
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Goetta!

I never knew about it, then ate some without knowing what it was. Just knew it was GOOD! So I looked it up: Cincinnati and a few other very limited areas.

I want some goetta now...
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Old 05-05-2017, 09:27 PM
 
Location: Nashville TN, Cincinnati, OH
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In Cincinnati they just ask you what HS you went to? I never lived in a city where anybody asked me that before.
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Old 05-05-2017, 10:20 PM
 
Location: Kennedy Heights, Ohio. USA
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In Cincinnati they just ask you what HS you went to? I never lived in a city where anybody asked me that before.
I'm assuming so they can judge what is your socio- economic status, upbringing, personality and outlook on life is, if it is working class blue collar or a more affluent socio economic class by which neighborhood you lived in or what school your parents could afford if it's private and or Catholic.
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Old 05-05-2017, 10:24 PM
 
Location: Nashville TN, Cincinnati, OH
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I'm assuming so they can judge what is your socio- economic status, upbringing, personality and outlook on life is, if it is working class blue collar or a more affluent socio economic class by which neighborhood you lived in or what school your parents could afford if it's private and or Catholic.
I thought it was pretty cool thou, I liked it.
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Old 05-05-2017, 10:28 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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"Fixin' to" - the south (esp. Texas). Quite possibly the most annoying regional vernacular ever. Instead of "fixin' to" do something just ******* do it!
I heard that in Georgia when I was a kid. We pulled into a gas station on the way to Florida and the man came to the window of the car and said, "Weezafixinfotoclosenow." My father just stared at him and again he said, "Weezafixinfotoclose." Suddenly, I got it, and I said, Daddy, I think they're closed."
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Old 05-05-2017, 10:31 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Really? I'm from the Northeast and never knew anyone that said this. This would annoy me greatly. I would move across the country.

I always thought that was Country/Southern thing.
No, my mother-in-law was from Maine. She pahked the cah and ate cahn, but she used that missing R in other places. For example, she called her oldest daughter Donner.
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Old 05-05-2017, 10:33 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Leaving "to be" out of sentences where it should be. Like "the refrigerator needs replaced". Indiana thing, I think.
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Old 05-05-2017, 10:45 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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People who say "Joisey" when someone says they are from New Jersey are from anywhere else because no one in NJ says it that way. For some reason you all think this is a knee-slapping hilarious thing to say. We don't. We want to punch you in the face.

Just kidding. But it got old 50 years ago and we don't get why you think it's funny.
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