21 Words You Don’t Actually Understand Unless You’re From Fairfield County

It’s not just regular Connecticut.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Stew Leonard’s

 
 

Stew Leonard's

 
 

What other people think it means: Some guy’s name.

 
 

What people from Fairfield County know it means: Soft serve ice cream. The miniature farm. Singing vegetables. Basically the best grocery store EVER.

 

 
 
 

Creative Commons / Via Flickr: joeshlabotnik

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Greenwich

 
 

Greenwich

 
 

What other people think it means: A wealthy community near New York City.

 
 

What people from Fairfield County know it means: A few Yankees, Mets, Rangers, and media people live here, in addition to regular rich people. Oh, and White Street is INSANE.

 

 
 
 

Creative Commons / Via Flickr: dougtone

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

203

 
 

203

 
 

What other people think it means: A random series of three digits.

 
 

What people from Fairfield County know it means: Your area code baby!

 

 
 
 

Thinkstock

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Merritt

 
 

The Merritt

 
 

What other people think it means: To earn something.

 
 

What people from Fairfield County know it means: Two lanes of pristine beauty. Also you’re either going 75 mph or are at a complete standstill, and no in-between.

 

 
 
 

Creative Commons / Via Flickr: roadgeek

 
 
 
 
 

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