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Quarterly Update 7 invites you to come on down to the bowery dance!  Pennsylvania is bringing some boilo, the upper Great Lake states are making some booya, Louisiana’s got the mason bream ready for frying, and the Rocky Mountain states are putting up the bowery. . . or perhaps just reserving one? Still not convinced to leave your boar's nest? Rumor has it...

We're pleased to say that Harvard University Press is now incorporating our six Quarterly Updates into the digital version of DARE! That means it will very soon include lots of new entries plus many substantially updated and improved entries. Our language keeps changing, and we are tracking the changes! If you'd like DARE to continue this work please help us out by clicking on the "Make a Gift" button or using our Go Fund Me...

DARE editors and staff are working on Quarterly Update 7 with a slated posting for February. We hope you can be patient and hold on to your horsey, and please don't bust a hame string!

From now until January 3, 2017, Digital DARE is 50% off. ORDER NOW! Your subscription will include the latest update which features the integration of Quarterly Updates 1-6 along with an updated bibliography.

Has waiting for Quarterly Update 6 kept you up all night with the blare eye? Or was it those pesky boo-daddies and boo-hags? Or perhaps it was that noisy baby face right outside your window, stinky civic cat lurking in the yard, or a black duster rolling in from Texas? We can’t claim this update is the cure, as it is full of boogery critters and creatures that just...

If you’re from Arkansas or Missouri, you may want to have a bunking party to celebrate! If you’re in New Jersey or New York jumping for joy, please don’t bunk your head. Folks in Texas might say Quarterly Update 5 is a bird’s nest on the ground—so no bird-thrashing needed! Just grab your blickey and gather up some new words before the blackberry summer ends (Or is it...

The fourth Quarterly Update features the usual wide variety of new and revised words and phrases, but there are a couple of major themes in this set. One is food items with intriguing—if not always appetizing!—names, like beaten biscuit, Belgian pie, belly-guts, and Biloxi bacon. The biggest group, though, is made up of terms for a slingshot. Research that began with bean-shooter...

No more bangeing! DARE Quarterly Update 3, Winter 2016 is posted. Find out why you should be carrying a beau dollar, why bean stringing parties aren't as innocent as they first appear, and where you might find a good bowl of swagin. Enjoy—but watch out for broken ice!

We know you can't wait to see our next Quarterly Update, but in the meantime, check out some new content you might have missed: the Fall 2015 Newsletter or the posting of all the audio materials from the 2013–14 Online Survey of Wisconsin English telephone interviews.