The Mason-Dixonary: Peter Out

December 23, 2015 | By | Comments (2)

Hearing a certain word can tell you quicker than a road map that you’ve crossed the Mason-Dixon Line. Some terms are particular to the South, while others are just embraced more fondly here. Check back each Wednesday for more words that give voice to the spirit and soul of our region.


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  1. Bill Frazier

    I was thinking… cheap tighty whities with skimpy frontal overlap.

    December 27, 2015 at 7:13 pm
  2. Melissa Protomastro

    I would have used “tuckered out” in that sentence. My money just peters out over the holidays.

    December 23, 2015 at 2:39 pm

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