But…a “flatlander” is anyone who lives East of the PCH (Pacific Coast Highway). A frappe’ does have ice cream. We had little wax bottles filled with a teaspoon of liquid, squirrels to pull out your fillings, “hot” balls, and Pixie sticks. I think they didn’t know what it was, because I found it in the baking aisle. Bipolar disorder is one example of a misdiagnosis as it also includes mood instability. Where oh where did you find it in Kansas city? She was shown to the cold remedies aisle! I spent a lot of time at White City and Spag’s: I grew up in Shrewsbury! Yankee's First Issue is a time capsule of life in New England 85 years ago! A frappe has ice cream. Presenters or special guests will be at the New England Whiskey Festival. I also remember “Chinese Pie” (a.k.a. Yum. Raised in Northeast Connecticut. It got to the point where I told them my middle name was “Frank”. I miss the smell of the clam flats, the incessant sound of the seagulls, fog horns, head light visits and that icy water no matter what time of the year! The New England Patriots' Chase Winovich has a huge personality. You know you’re a New Englander if you’ll always fight to keep the Citco Sign illuminated no matter how Kenmore Square changes; you know that Boston College is really a university in Newton. …and if you have some that’s gone flat, mix it half-and-half with milk. I moved out of MA in 1984 and have still not found a sub shop that chops the pickles and tomatoes. In the time I was there, I never ran across a customer who didn’t know which was which! The Fluffernutter sandwich was born soon after. A Rhode Island favorite! I get it. Share on Twitter. This comment made me chuckle. We visit often, and family and friends who visit our “Hotel California” have enjoyed may vacations here. Chow Mein sandwiches? They had to be drunk at one sitting though!! Enjoy the stories, nostalgia, and even the few ads with this PDF download for just $5.99. IN 1682 the English physician Thomas Sydenham captured the essence of borderline personality in a single phrase. You’d never really want to live anywhere else. I remember Chow Mein sandwiches ( I understand they are a southeastern Mass thing) and living so close to Rhode Island, jonnycakes , stuffies and cabinets. Yeah, we still have the Bruins, but No other team in the NHL has a theme song that can even come close to the old Whaler’s song. Hi Brian! Important measures of a quality psychology program can vary widely even among the top schools. And by soft drink, I mean tonic. It was AWFUL–not sweet corn at all. There is no accent. I have lived in NJ for the past 40+ years, but spent the first 30 years of my life in Massachusetts. Wuss-tah. Moxie Ice Cream is the greatest (when you can get it), and it’s great for slow-simmering a pork butt to make pulled pork! Lobster. In western MA you sure do have an accent to those of us with one of the versions of a Boston accent. There were several roller coasters, fun houses, ferris wheels, bumper cars, penny arcades, boat rides, Merry Go Rounds, several Kiddie Lands with rides for the little ones. Or ham from a can, for that matter. Chowder. And since a little girl, when my Grandma always had on hand Coffee Time. Plan on moving to Florida in the near future, but I’ll always be a New Englander (mom would say Yankee, but the war was a long time ago and some team from NY ruined the name for me.) Who knew?! Another spin regarding the definition of a Yankee: And the one thing that livens up hot dogs and beans the best is toasted brown bread! Necco Wafers are the best!! Still eat them and miss Rhode Island. However, evidenced-based treatments have emerged over the past two decades bringing hope to those diagnosed with the disorder and their loved ones. Gross. What great memories riding the T, walking the Common, going to Fenway, Too many to mention. You get a little choked up thinking about “the Old Man.” Baked bean sandwiches. 63 and hoping to move from CA to MA or NH to be close to my son and daughter in-law. I can attest to every single one of these! Well, you can take the Yankee out of NE, but you can’t take the NE out of the Yankee. Came back to Boston AGAIN for another job, but moved to NH this time and stayed for 10 years. Our long sandwiches hot or cold are still grinders and usually have oil on them. Don’t knock it if you’ve never tried it. You know it. Is my family the only ones who drank molasses milk? We drank molasses in milk also. I am also a member of the Mayflower Society, and all of my ancestors on this shore that I know about lived in one or other New England state. If someone in a Home Depot store offers you assistance, and they don't work there, you might live in … Giant cans of potato chips at holiday parties. Sentinels are the practical people who approach life based on long-standing principles and traditions. with all of the polish immigrants, we have a great selection of real kielbasa (blue seal, gawrons, janiks) and millie’s pierogi. We’ll update the post to show that. I was born in Western MA and moved to NH at age 9. And yes, I cringe at the absurd attempts of actors trying to capture the voices of home. Hot dogs and potatoes were the menu instead of hot dogs and beans. I do miss the whoopie pies too. We love how such a small region can have so many different names for “long sandwiches.” Also, Sturbridge Village says they re-create life in rural New England during the 1790s through 1830s, so it can claim both centuries. Oh, and speaking of Fluffuhnuttahs: I’m glad they finally sell Marshmallow Fluff way out here in Milwaukee, but I wish they’d learn to put it on the shelves next to the peanut butter instead of hiding it in the baking section, or sometimes with ice cream toppers. I miss the roar of the surf at Nauset Beach. Hard shell clams are tiny cherry stones, or littlenecks, top necks, and up in size to quahogs and sea clams. Never heard of it on New Year’s. All Rights Reserved. You call a water fountain a “bubblah.” I’ve even translated in restaurants when I’ve overheard someone ordering a “ham Italian” in Ma. I’m over the fraught in CA. Love my little town of Rockport,Ma. And chowder (“er”) is red and comes from Rhode Island. Grandparents, grand aunts and uncles are gone thus somewhat bittersweet but I always know when I hit that Massachusetts line heading east I know I am home. You’re welcome, America. However, as new personality studies are constantly being brought up that discuss supposedly crucial habits or traits like your email-writing style … Don’t forget Strawbery Banke in the historical field trip category! Oh, those beans are Boston Baked Bens, not those nasty Heinz beans in tomato sauce. And no tomatoes. Thanksgiving means Ocean Spray and Bell’s Seasoning. Only if you’ve been transplanted from the North Shore of Mass down to central CT. Then I had yo work on having people understand what a grindah was…. Rocky Point Clam Chowder Lastly, the color of an egg shell has nothing to do with freshness. I Went to wooden boat school in Maine and spent every summer in New England as a kid. In Australia, where I live now, a frappe is called a thick shake. If you don’t find it in the Peanut Butter area, look in the baking section by the jello. Well into retirement, we are feeling the call of home and are planning to move back. Three cheers for the folks who picked up the sky bar recipe and are making it just outside of Boston, and Necco wafers are supposedly going to make an appearance sometime soon thanks to Spangler candy. I love New England and will always love New England (of course, very partial to Boston, etc.) My dad told me, “If you can swim underwater with your eyes open, you can do anything else in the water.” I nevah had to take any other ‘lessons’. Hope you have a wonderful rest of the week on Cape Cod! Still say words with an A,such as chowda. Served with broth (to swish off any sand) and melted butter to dunk them in. And let’s not forget Charlie’s Red Hots in Burlington Vt. … or if you drink a tonic when others are having a soda!! Living in Fairfield County but grew up in eastern Connecticut — the New England part of the state — and can’t wait to retire and head “home”. "Healing the mind, body, and spirit, New England Recovery & Wellness Center is the premier addiction rehab center located in the heart of New England." Everything else, that’s me. I lived in Northboro and worked as the Wholesale Manager at Hebert’s Chocolates in Shrewsbury. There was ,also, a small amusement park on an island off Bridgeport, it also had a few rides/eats. I constantly have to tell people in NJ how to pronounce Boston. I live in LA now and haven’t had coffee milk in years. My Dad was from Roxbury, Mom from Natick. My grandmother was born in Strawberry Banke NH in 1894 . (Just for the record, that’s a mere three years after the end of the Civil War.). Stuffies are sea clams stuffed with breading . Print what I mean, not what I type. How I loved reminiscing as I read your wunduhful ahticle. In the Mount Washington Valley, the Kancamagus is almost universally referred to as the “Kanc”. Publix does have Fluff! Wicked-fun reading the comments. Rique’ Lydem. I still have a photo of my dad selling Moxie at a little stand in Whalom Park. I live in Keene NH and we’ve always said grinders. But at UConn, we lived on fluffernutters. In Maine I prefer crab rolls to lobster rolls. Aunt Carries had the best chowder and clamcakes; fun times at Rocky Point amusement park, and who could forget Salty Brian who kept us updated on snow and school closings! When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors: You can detect a Hollywood Boston accent from a mile away. Now I live in the midwest and no one believes me when I tell them some of these. I’m typical New England: Old Yankee family on my father’s side, the family living in one town since the 1630s (and not Mayflower or Plymouth descendants, either), Swedish and Irish on my mother’s side. Grinders? We all know it. Potatoes (diced) and living in Maine, there are certainly different regional names for things. I miss getting coffee syrup at my neighborhood market. Tri-Sum Potato Chips (used to be cooked in Beef Lard, once defunct and then resurrected, reg veg oil mix) come in the red bag. Feel free to offer your own suggestions in the comments — we promise we’ll read every single one! You got tough living in Maine! A boiled dinner is typical on St. Paddy’s day here in Mass. I have to have it shipped to me, can never find it here, I found it at the Hy-Vee on 95th & Antioch. And I actually like clam strips. On many occasions people would stop me & say “You must be from New England”. But if you are my dad – apple pie without the cheese is like the hug without the squeeze. Forgot, any remember “Hulls Beer” brewed in New Haven CT ?? We love Andre! Share on Linkedin. You might enjoy reading this 1986 Yankee classic article about him: https://newengland.com/today/travel/maine/portland/andre-the-seal/, Also Hoover, the talking seal! In California now, but you can take the boy out of New England but you can never take the New England out of the boy. mmm…. Can’t believe no one mentioned “Charlie” riding the MTA ‘neath the streets of Boston. You also forget to put the tonic in there. Love, love, love everything so far about my newly adopted State! A post shared by New England Patriots (@patriots) on Apr 26, 2019 at 8:13pm PDT Family is important to Chase, who had an awesome showing when he got the phone call from the Patriots Friday night. And yes, I still love the snow. And to the person who said hot grinders are called subs, they are all grinders in CT whether it’s an Italian cold cut or an eggplant parm. Personality Plus. Summer in Rhode Island. In contrast, in many Midwest metro areas the residents have a more metro-focused view of their region, and better understand how the different communities interact. Ice cream were creamies. I don’t live there now but I sure miss it. Ocean water, freezing. When I moved South, I asked a banker for some elastics to wrap around some dollar bills and no one knew what I was talking about. All these food memories are wonderful to read & reminisce. Some liked it, some didn’t. New Englanders know about him, but midwesterners generally don’t. Beautiful memories…miss N.E. We would bring a case back when we went out east for summer vacations. Maine,New Hampshire,Connecticut,Vermont,Massachusetts or Rhode Island? I am a tried and true New Englander. Onions (chopped) Alas, my husband and I can’t afford to live in New England any more. Still have it on oatmeal. I’ll agree with some of the other comments … born, and lived, in southern NH my whole life. Taken it from a former ice cream parlour owner!!! Paprika Hard work. And returning to MA was out of the question because the price of property, plus taxes , oh my ! Did anyone ever spend the day at White City and ride the planes that flew over lake Quinsigamond…or spend your morning on Water Street buying the best breads, rolls and Danish ever! I was born and spent my youth in Rhode Island, now living in the west. Translation: not the lower half of Maine, but the section of the coast that runs from Penobscot Bay to the Canadian border. Fresh swordfish awaitin. In the candy department, Clark bars (clahk bahs) were a favorite, too. If you instinctively walk like a penguin for six months out of the year, you might live in New England. I JUST SPOKE W/ MY SISTER, DENISE……………..WE HAD FUN REMINISING ABOUT EASTER, ON BARTLETT ST, IN MERIDEN, CT………….WHEN WE WERE YOUNGER!!! Getty Chase Winovich The New England Patriots ‘ Chase Winovich has a huge personality. Not for us; here at New England Reptile Shows, we have truly seen personality traits come to life within our animals both on and off the stage! What Defines Personality? Don’t forget New England Boil dinner and red flannel hash, and yes every Saturday is baked bean day in Maine. In R.I a milk shake is called a cabinet and Rhode Islanders also call a drinking fountain a Bubbler. I stayed in Lynnfield to finish high school. Moved to NC 4 years ago to get away from the winters and high taxes. 1-1/2 qts. Grew up in Maine until my mid-teens. It makes the best fish chowder and don’t forget your salt pork. *The Official Soft-Drink of Maine. Some other places have them, but nowhere like who originated them in the U.S. More Churches per square mile than anywhere else. But in Western Mass we don’t have an accent. In Western Mass., we called ’em “Frosts”. We’ll show you!Beautiful Red Brick Mills long defunct. it became very large amusement park with numerous rides. I still split my hot dogs, and put sweet pickle relish in them. Fish and shellfish all the time – Fridays for sure. Note: Although New England is relatively small (the combined square mileage of our six states is smaller than that of 16 individual states), it’s still big enough to have lots of diversity when it comes to language, traditions, habits, and tastes. I think I remember them being made with light cream…at the fountain of a neighborhod phrarmacy…late 1950’s..I want to make on right now. The best fall colors you will ever see and Halloweens so cold only 10% of your costume actually shows. Both will wreck your car, if not kill you outright. Two venerable Boston restaurants closed their doors: Locke-Ober (2012); Durgin Park (2020 – a victim of the Pandemic). I have to agree, growing up in Aroostook County, cows, chickens, hay and egg collecting was all part of growing up here. you won’t regret it – New England is precious and priceless! Bosco chocolate syrup, Hoodsies (ice cream cups from Hood’s Dairy), scrod. You know your way around a lobster. To an American a Yankee is a New Englander. Born ^ raised (and most of the first 42 years) in the South Shore (Easton) – but the only thing that has ever given people pause when I speak are “roof” (short double o) and “drawer” (at times I lose the “er”) otherwise they think I’m from Indiana. Red. I worked at Howard Johnston’s as a soda jerk when I was young and a frappe was syrup a little soda water milk and ice cream. 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