View Single Post
  #9 (permalink)  
Old August 2nd, 2011, 04:51 PM
Rev22:17 Rev22:17 is offline
Senior Member
Admiral
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 4,771
Default

OF C'er,

Quote:
Originally Posted by You View Post
Years ago when I lived in Boston sodas were called tonic. Don't know if that is used much back there today.
Yes, has not changed. What anybody else calls "soda" or "pop" is still "tonic" in eastern Massachusetts.

Also, in eastern Massachusetts, a "milkshake" contains only milk and syrup. If you add ice cream to it, it's called a "frappe" (pronounced "frap").

Norm.
Reply With Quote