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Old 24 February 2018, 03:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Veruca View Post
Part of the difference may be that we weren't in New England? I think that's where the word originated, but as it spread across the country, its meaning may have gotten diluted.

ETA: "We" meaning me and my friends! I don't know where any snopesters were in the late 90s!
FWIW, I was in Massachusetts in the 1960's.
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