Originally Posted by Rev22:17
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").
A frappe is milk, syrup & ice cream all mix together. Milk and syrup mixed w/ a scoop of ice cream on top is a float.
I was a soda jerk in Boston when I was a teen (lost teen job) back when drug stores had soda fountains.