FAKE BOSTON SLANG I TAUGHT AN AUSTRALIAN GIRL TONIGHT
A very nice Australian girl came to my friends potluck and asked for slang she should know.
- •We call socks "footies""Which is why it's ironic it's the Red Sox."
- •To take the train is to "surf.""Since we don't have waves here."
- •We call beer "muffins" because the Irish community in Boston would make beer-bread muffins back in the day.This is complicated, but I asked for a mini-muffin and my friend passed me a beer. She asked what that was about, so I explained.
- •Having sex can be called "the snake-skin shuffle" if you're an old timey weirdoThis is when I lost her