End of ADS-L Digest - 20 Mar 1995 to 21 Mar 1995 ************************************************ There are 11 messages totalling 255 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. T.E.N.E.T.S. 2. Creme Soda 3. 'see' or 'say' (3) 4. DARE queries--maple seeds 5. Rabbit = Rodent? (3) 6. Words for 1995! (2) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Wed, 22 Mar 1995 01:10:58 -0500 From: Leo Horishny Subject: T.E.N.E.T.S. > In Eastern Mass a frappe is not runny; a milkshake is. In Western Mass, a > milkshake is thick like a frappe. > To this comment, Yvette wrote: >>I've lived in New England for about twenty-four years and have yet to have a >>THICK shake anywhere in the area. I originally come from Ohio where a thick >>shake meant that you sucked and sucked on a straw trying to get the stuff up >>it. When confronted with my first frappe (they told me it was a thick shake) >>I was appalled at how runny it was. Sending it back I gave them directions >>and told them to put in three scoops of ice cream (some malt, since I wanted >>it malted), a drop or two of milk and then put it on the multimixer briefly. >>I was told they did as instructed but it still came back runny, though a >>little thicker. I told them, "This isn't thick." Thwy wore it was thickest >>they'd ever made and were surprised I would complain. MUCH STUFF CUT. But then... >> and you have to be turning red with the effort with >>a big vein sticking out your neck and even sometimes running up the side of >>your head trying to depressurize the straw enough to bring the contents up >>it. That is a thick shake. So, to date, my efforts for a thick shake in New >>England have been disappointing (and Yes, I've been to the Holy Cow in >>Gloucester, MA, and it wasn't thick enough).--Yvette So, Yvette, tell us how you REALLY feel about milkshakes in New England. leo_horishny[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]pol.com