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New Hampshire Slanguage: Bulkhead

Would a “bulkhead,” by any other name squeak as sweet? I say nay! 

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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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New Hampshire Slanguage: Hornpout

No self-respecting New Hampshire fisherman (or woman) can ply their leisure pastime for long…

before they end up with a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Slanguage: Ascared

The word, “ascared,” (sometimes pronounced “ascairt”) is considered a “regional” word

which means to fear, or to be afraid.  Growing … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Slanguage: Bubbler

Bubblers come in many shapes and sizes

and perform more than one function

Pronounced, “Bub-LA,” there are … Continue reading

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