We recently came across a BuzzFeed quiz, titled the Accent Challenge. This fun quiz was all about how different people say and pronounce different things based on where they are from. Questions ranged from “what do you call the thing you put your groceries in at the store?” to “what do you call the device that changes the channels on a TV?”
As a senior at Marist, and originally from just outside of Boston, I have dealt with the tremendous hardship of being misunderstood throughout the past four years. So when our resident Word On The River host, Clancy Burke, asked me to be a part of her latest video, I knew I could not say no.
They’re called jimmies.