denoting a cargo ship or ferry designed so that vehicles can be driven straight on and straight off
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What do you call a sandwich made on a roll?
Do you call it a sub? A grinder? A hoagie? A poor boy? That all depends on where you live. The Dictionary of American Regional English has been more than 40 years in the making. In the early 60s, lexicographers and linguists led by the University of Wisconsin at Madison sprawled all over the country in search of unique words. They found zin-zins (a duck …
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