The following is by no means meant to be comprehensive—we're willing to leave that up to the experts.
Many of the words and phrases straddle state boundaries, and many of the phonetic pronunciations are true for only a small portion of the population.
It was inevitable that we would have to put one of these pages together eventually.
After all, every other webpage that talks about Rhode Island has one.
To talk Rhode Island, pronounce the ‘er’ at the end of a word as an ‘eh,’ says audiobooks narrator Matt Haynes. The klenzehs, or cleansers, is the local dry cleaner.
Like the other New England accents, the Rhode Island accent started with the English colonists who first arrived in North America.
We've read in a couple of places that the usage may be related to the Wisconsin-based manufacturer, Kohler, which marketed a fountain under the Bubbler name around 1914.
Will she still have her skills or will Amelias brute strength win the match.
Sexy pole dancer Jada contacted me vis facebook and let me know she wanted to sit on my face. She's a single mother and the sort of girl on the estate that everyone fancies.
Reader Sandra says, "When we were in Portland, Oregon, we found that they had public 'bubblers.' The word makes sense as that is what the water is doing."Depending on your point of view, comatta is either Italian slang for godmother, girlfriend, or mistress, as in "I can bring [Governor Don] Carcieri down. If nothing else, I've got the names of the past comattas.
I just gotta throw them out there." These words were spoken by Democratic lobbyist Guy Dufault on his political chat show which aired Sunday, November 6, 2005, on UPN 28.