Do you wear shorts in subfreezing temperatures? Do you sneer and jeer at Manhattan’s obviously inferior chowder? How New England are you? What do you call the tiny balls or rod-shaped bits of chocolate used as a topping for ice cream, cakes, and other sweets? Sprinkles. Nonpareils. Jimmies. To you, 6 inches of snow is… A mere trifle. A heavy snowfall. A real concern. I’ve never seen 6 inches of snow!. What is “The Gateway City” in New England? Philadelphia. Portland. Providence. Boston. What do you call the device that people use to drink water in public? Water fountain. Drinking fountain. Bubbler. Ever been Candlepin bowling? Yes!. Nope. I have no idea what that is. Are you a maple syrup snob? Nah, syrup is syrup. I accept no imitations!. Ever been to a proper clambake? Yes, I have. No, I haven’t. No, I haven't, but I really want to!. Aren't those illegal?. You’re walking down the street, heading to the bank. A stranger smiles at you as they pass. In response you are most likely to... Completely ignore them. Smile back awkwardly. Shoot a big smile right back at ‘em. Stop and chat for awhile. What do you call a sweetened carbonated beverage? Coke. Soda. Pop. Soft Drink. Tonic. Have you been to the Big-E? What is the Big-E?. I haven’t ever been. Once. Multiple times!.