Someone called them “airplane bottles”.
Other Names: Pop or coke.
This one’s a doozy, so there is a whole map that breaks down the soda debate.
Other Names: Shopping cart, buggy, or carriage.
Carriage is used mostly by people in the Northeast and buggy in the South and Midwest.
Other Names: Lightning bugs, firebugs, glowworms, or June bugs.
Other Names: Hoagie, submarine, hero, or po boy.
Other Names: Ponytail holder, hair band, elastic, bobble, or rubber band.
Other Names: Water fountain or bubbler.
You’ll hear the word bubbler most often in Wisconsin and Rhode Island.
Other Names: Sucker
Lollipop appears mostly in the Northeast, while sucker is more of a term in the South and Midwest.
Other Names: Frappe
This one’s for you, New England.
Other Names: Traffic circle or rotary.
Northeasterners use rotary most often.
Other Names: Tennis shoes
Tennis shoes is commonly used across most of the U.S.
Specifically for the end piece of a loaf of bread.
Other Names: Heel, end, or butt.
Heel is used most commonly throughout the U.S.
Other Names: Jimmies
Jimmies is a colorful term mostly used by those in New England.
Other Names: Carry-in dinner
Midwestern states including Ohio, Missouri, Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan call it a carry-in dinner rather than a potluck.
Other Names: Icing
Frosting and icing are used interchangeably by many.
Other Names: Crayfish or crawdad.
Crayfish is the word of choice for Northerners while crawdad is typically used in parts of the Midwest.
Other Names: August fly
Parts of the Midwest and Northeast tend to use August fly because the creatures make so much noise in the month of August.
Other Names: Tractor trailer or eighteen-wheeler