n. In Baltimoron
, this refers to Ocean City
, MD, and would be literally translated as "down to the ocean." Ocean City, MD is a very popular vacation destination, and a source of much regional culture. For example, 19th Street is named "Johnny Unitas
Way," honoring the great Baltimore Colts
quarterback of the 1960s and 1970s, who wore the number 19.
Doen'cha knoe, hon
, we wint downy oshun, but't took frevr t'git uvr dat dang Baybrij
Translation: My friend of the opposite sex, we traveled to Ocean City, MD, but it took an exasperatingly inordinate amount of time to cross the Chesapeake Bay using the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
Note: Traffic for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge can be backed up for 15 miles on summer weekends.