It’s odd how words can vary by location, get confused
And just for an example, take how “foist” is often used.
upon another of a duty, chore or task —
It simply means to pass the buck (I’m really glad you ask.)
But when I travel farther east, in city grand and tall,
I notice how this very word takes on a different call.
I asked for the instructions to install a stair and joist;
Explaining thus the sequence, why, a helpful clerk said,“Foist…”