Do you know what a skimmelton is? What’s a “cascade” in North Carolina? Or larruping? Or what about a woopensocker? NPR published a hilarious list of regional slang from around the USA and I’ve never heard of like 80% of them. But whoa! Colorful language.
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I liked this. ‘Kittenball’ conjures up such a sad image, a little fur ball, curled up on the dirt – glad to see it was only softball! Then sewing needle for the wonder of a dragon fly…great one and yes, saw the meaning behind cascade!