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New Hampshire Slanguage: Beach Wagon

I was looking at some 1960-ish photographs today, a few showing my family’s pale yellow beach wagon parked in the driveway. BEACH WAGON was the local (New England) term for what most people then called a “Station Wagon” (or a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Slanguage: Spiffy

The word spiffy is an American English slang word that has been in use at least as early as 1853, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Notch

Outside of New Hampshire, it is called a gap or pass….

but once you cross our state line, it … Continue reading

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