me: what's the make and model of your boat?
boss: it's a pissin commanda
me: pissin? Like P-I-S-S-I-N?
boss: nah...that's the accent. P-E-A-R-S-O-N C-O-M-M-A-N-D-E-R
when i repeat his words, questions or instructions to people i never know when they are going to look at me like i'm speaking gibberish, as i don't quite have the massachusetts scallywag swagger down pat....