Nickname for none other than Larry Bird, native of French Lick and one of the best basketball players of all time.
Milwaukee nickname for a heavy citrus soda, such as squirt or 50/50.
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.).
2. The word supper (pronounced suppah) is most often used in Boston for the last meal of the day. Most parts of the country say dinner. The dinner vs. supper phenomenon is actually a pretty complicated ones with regional, class, and culinary implication. Boston is nonetheless supper-dominant.
Yerp is a new form of greeting someone. It can be used in a variety of scenarios effectively. Like for example if someone is down the hallway you can yerp to get their attention. Or you can also answer the phone and say yerp to start the conversation