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16. Carriage: Shopping cart.  
17. Grasshopper: A vegan restaurant on North Beacon Street, in the Allston-Brighton area of Boston.  
18. Corrupt Midget: Nickname for former state Senate President and former University of Massachusetts President William Bulger.  
19. Northeastah: Very bad windy storm spinning off the coast causing ferocious northeast winds. EX: "Mary, get the shovels outta th...  
20. 18-1: The New England Patriots' record in 2007 after going a perfect 16-0 in the regular season. It's a joke that non-Pat...  
21. Polio Water: Stinky water from the gutters that mixes with garbage. Don't step in the polio water, or else the polio smell will ...  
22. suppah: dinner  
23. Coke: Any type of soda.  
24. Nickel Chasers: Taxi cabs.  
25. Beantown: Locals never actually call it Beantown. That's how we know you're from out of town.  
26. Bostonian: What one would call a resident of Boston.  
27. Cantab: Nickname of what people that live in Cambridge are called.  
28. Salemite: People from Salem, MA.  
29. Big Papi: Big Papi is the nickname for superstar DH for the Red Sox, David Ortiz. Big Papi has been a media darling in Boston...  
30. Bo Sox: Bo Sox is short for the Boston Red Sox. The 'Bo' part is highly unnecessary in Boston, as Bostonians will never ref...  
 
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Someone with a strong Pittsburgh accent

Theory that the standard price for a slice of cheese pizza moves in lockstep with the price of one subway ride, though no one is 100 percent sure which change causes the other.

Was posted on a billboard in the 70's (I think). Initially referred to all of the layoffs from Boeing in the 60's and 70's since Boeing was the major employer in the area, but has since been used whenever a major employer has done layoffs (i.e., Boeing, Microsoft, etc.).

The collective term for the New Orleans Saints fans, taken from the famous "Who Dat?" chant.

The best time for the Waste Disposal services to strike is the hottest days in summer, with trash cooking in the sun; the best time for MTA workers to strike is at the height of Christmas Shopping. And they do.