The people of Maine have their own language…a language that many outsiders don’t understand. Here are 25 words that only ‘real’ Mainers use!
n., A response in the affirmative; Yes.
– Or, is it Ay-yuh?
n., An alcoholic – “I ain’t no alkie, I just had ten beeahs.”
n, The place in back of the house kids/kin play in.
n., Old unregistered beat-up pickup truck used for haulin’ anything.
n., “Did you catch any fish?” “Ayuh, I got two big’uns.”
adj., Wicked bad: “His beetah got in a gaum, what a bummah!”
7. Cadillac Converter
n., One of them “omission devices” the DEP requires for our cahs.
n., “what you drive to work or PAHK in the BAHN or maybe in the Wal-Maht pahkin lot”
adj., Wicked neet: “That Jon Deah’s a wicked cawkah.”
n., Used to change the channels without getting up.
adj., Wicked cute.
n., Someone who is a pain in the butt, losah, *sswipe.
13. Doah Yahd
n., The front lawn or front of the house.
14. Down Cellah
n., The basement: “Take those buhdados down cellah.”
n., One who plants in fields and/or raises livestock to feed his family and naybahs.