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    I was just thinking what do people call stuff where they live that goes by a different name in other parts of the country...Like Frank in upstate NY, just mentioned in the wind chill tread' A fire hydrant. When i was a kid in Brooklyn we called it a Johnny Pump..Soda in the New York area is called POP In some parts of the country...
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    In Atlanta, when you ask for a Soda or Pop, you ask for a Coke.
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    California vs North Dakota

    casserole - hotdish
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    freeway - interstate
    oops - uff da
    dirt road - gravel road
    best foods mayo - hellman's mayo
    7/11, stop n go, etc - C store
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    I grew up in Minnesota (correctly pronounced "Minnasoda":

    Rubber band is a "Rubber Binder"

    Lend is Borrow. as in "Borrow me a dollar"

    Casserole is the (usually glass) vessel in which you cook "Hotdish"
    Q.E.D. - casserole (the food) is "Hotdish"

    A snack or dessert (usually) baked in a flat pan, about 1.5" thick or less cut into bite size pieces are "Bars."

    "Could be worse." is the response to How are you? instead of good, fine or well. If you are in exceptionally good spirits, it is proper to say "Not too bad."

    The song ends with "If one of those bottles should happen to fall, I'll be there to drink it all" instead of Take one down, pass it around, 98 bottles of beer on the wall.

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