The linguistic term for the Bostonian tendency to leave out an 'r' when it precedes a consonant or is at the end of a word.
For example, "I just parked the car" would sound like [I just pahked thah cah]
really excellent; often combined with "wicked" (wicked-pissah)
For some reason, low-numbered license plates have become a status symbol in Rhode Island, to the point of a rash of illegal auctions taking place for these prestigious items.
An old nickname for Knoxville for its former prominence in the textile industry. At one point Knoxville had 20 textile mills, but they started to close in the 1950's.
Pneumonia and other disorders caused by exposure to the massive dust storms that took place in the 1930s in the Southern Plains.