What is DARE

The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) is a multi-volume reference work that documents words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another place across the United States… read more…

DARE in the Media

14 words and phrases you’ll only hear in the Northeast, Insider, October 10, 2018

Can I have a tonic? No, not that tonic, Boston Globe, May 30, 2018

Why Are Some Boston Area Convenience Stores Called Spas?, 89.7 WGBH, May 22, 2018

DARE News

Quarterly Update 15
Pop quiz: Which of the following isn’t a doodlebug:a camel worm, a chalk-eye,a chicken choker, or a jack? You can find the answer in the newly-posted Quarterly Update 15, along with various other new and revised entries.