While outsiders might assume you can borrow money from your buddy and he will lend it to you, in Wisconsin we borrow everything.
i.e. "Can you borrow me ten bucks?" "No, sorry. I can't borrow it to you 'cuz then I won't have enough left for the brat fry."
1. Tonic is the common generic term in Boston for soft drink.
People jokingly refer to Cambridge as the "People's Republic" because of its left-leaning residents.
The "Gum Wall" is just that, a wall of a building with chewed gum stuck to it. It's an odd landmark found at the famous Pike Place Market.