VIDEO: 107 regional slang words

Is it a hero, hoagie, grinder, or sub?
Published : September 04, 2013

Idioms are the in-jokes of language, those phrases you only know if you're part of a particular community. In this video created by Mental Floss, they examine 107 words specific to regions around the country and across the globe.

 

For example, did you know that in the South, an avocado is sometimes called an "alligator pear?"

 

 

 

 
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