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by Tanteniff
Fri Apr 28, 2006 12:19 am
Forum: The Rebel-Yankee Test
Topic: Yank/Reb test: missing links and suggested addtitions
Replies: 22
Views: 49733

Sub vs. Hero

Little anecdote... When I went to college, there was a "Sub shop" on campus. I thought they called it that because it was in the basement.
by Tanteniff
Fri Apr 28, 2006 12:01 am
Forum: The Rebel-Yankee Test
Topic: Soft Drinks: pop, soda, coke, et al
Replies: 84
Views: 239107

Soda vs. Pop

I grew up on Long Island, NY. We call it soda. When I went away to college, I had a boyfriend from Upstate New York, (Rochester). We went out to a sandwich shop and I was completely baffled when he asked for a "sub and a pop". I had no idea what he meant. (For me it was a hero and a soda.) It caused...
by Tanteniff
Thu Apr 27, 2006 11:52 pm
Forum: The Rebel-Yankee Test
Topic: Yank/Reb test: missing links and suggested addtitions
Replies: 22
Views: 49733

Anyone ever had a hero?

It's definitely a Metro-New York thing, but I'd never heard of a sub, or a hoagie, or a grinder etc. until I went away to college. We call it a Hero.

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