A Boston living room. Pronounced “pahlah,” of course.
A porcupine to a resident of New Hampshire.
Right out straight
A Mainer’s way of saying “very busy” — as in “Can’t come over now, I’m right out straight.”
Also road soda. Not a stagehand who travels with a rock band, but a beer you drink while driving.
A traffic circle. Called a roundabout in some places.