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How To Speak 'Staten Island'

OWN | Posted 01.12.2013 | OWN

Most people have probably heard the term "the five boroughs" in conversations about New York City. But what they might not know is, the borough of Sta...

Wassitooyah? How to Speak in 1938 New York

A Lower East Side Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Thanks to Boogie reader Shawn Chittle for passing along this link to the 1938 Almanac for New Yorkers [PDF].  In the wake of Friday's post on Bowery ...