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Chowderhead, one of Boston's favorite slang terms!

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Chowderhead
(noun) A stupid person

Used to describe someone that is not very intelligent.


Steve: "I can’t figure out this homework."

Johnny: "Yah such a chowderhead.  Lemme see it."

Steve: "Your mother." 


With the abundance of seafood in Boston, clam chowder is a main staple.  Calling someone a “chowderhead” is like saying that their brain is soupy and mushy; not good at all for thinking.  It is sometimes used by people outside of the Boston area to denote someone from Boston. In this case, it is not used in a derogatory manner.


You can see its usage in the song “Yes Indeed” by the Golden Gate Quartet

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