The previous US entry at BOS last Oct was:
CBP: Why are you here?
me: visiting friends and holiday
CBP: how do you know these friends?
CBP: How long have you known them?
me: 16 years
CBP: Visited them before?
CBP: Where do they live?
me: <mention name of nearby minor city using local pronunciation>
CBP: <big smile> welcome to America.
For the help of others, here's a few in case you ever find yourself at Logan International Airport:
Qualifications for trusting me: Do you really think someone who calls himself TheBOSman on the internet would pronounce Massachusetts place names wrong?