The Associated Press sent a story out over the wire about Dana White, a guy from Southie who has gotten rich arranging fights involving people in a cage trying to beat each other up. It's the ultimate success story, but AP's Dan Gelston needs to be put in a cage himself with a guide to Boston English, because he keeps calling White "a Southie." Read more.
You have to, um, admire somebody who paid extra to get this plate. Lisa McColgan, who spotted it, is grateful:
My Monday is going to suck less now.
European Bunny is a math teacher from England, who is here with a math-teacher friend from China. She reports her friend plans to use smoots in a homework assignment now, based in part on the video above.
UMass Amherst practiced some good IT hygiene last week and required students to change their network passwords. Students were sent to a password-change page with helpful password tips, including words not to use:
No popular terms such as umass, redsox, password, etc.
Sully and Denise return to the airwaves, even if just for one performance. With shoutouts to the Burlington Mall and, of course, Nohmah.
Gabs spotted this ad - and the associated commentary - on the Red Line today.
Language NSFW, unless you work on a boat in the harbor, maybe.
H/t Jed Hresko.
Finally, the Boston accent gets the movie it deserves. With requisite bar fight, even.
But wouldn't "the townie" say "dude" or "khed" instead of "bro"?
H/t Michael Ratty.
Tonight's specials show that, when it comes to drinks, Tony's in West Roxbury is old school (right up there with the Pleasant Cafe in Roslindale, which also still offers tonic).
Boston Casting is looking for locals with THICK & AUTHENTIC BOSTON ACCENTS. Somebody forward this to the baby-wheel dude and Jay.
The Oxford English Dictionary has added "Masshole" to its lexicon, WCVB reports:
The term was added to the dictionary as a noun and is considered vulgar slang that is "a contemptuous term for a native or inhabitant of the state of Massachusetts."
Somebody who obviously grew up in the Boston area has posted these signs all around Roslindale Square.
The Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture is running a contest to find a new name for the annual celebration in Christopher Columbus Park.
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