19 regional words we should all use

Don’t be an arky bufflehead. Have a mug-up or knock back some wapatuli, and learn how to jabble your mizzle-witted friends and cohorts until they faunch.

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In celebration of slang, here’s a list of 19 delightful obscure words from around the nation that you’ll want to start working into conversation.

In Kentucky, the (perhaps more onomatopoeically correct) word for terrible liquor is splo, while in the mid-Atlantic, whisky—especially the moonshine variety—is ratgut.

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