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New Hampshire Slanguage: Fagged Out

I remember my grandparents and parents using the term, “fagged out,” to mean exhausted or weary.   Although I cannot prove that the term originated in New Hampshire, an ancient newspaper from this state seems to contain the earliest usage … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Slanguage: Cunnin

Recently the word cunnin(g) was brought up in a FaceBook discussion group, as to whether or not it was New England slang.  To be honest, I am not certain.  But it was in a New Hampshire household where I heard … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Slanguage: Puckerbrush

The word “puckerbrush” usually describes an area of land that is mostly composed of scrub-brush. Often land formerly used in … Continue reading

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