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The Best Regional Slang Worlds From Around the Country
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We as a nation have embraced all kinds of dumb slang, from "swag" to "hepcat." (Never mind, hepcat is awesome.) But some words never get out of specific pockets of America, where they easily weed out the locals from the transplants.
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I didn't even realize I was still using a phrase that originated during my teen years, but yes, I did say this often. When the kids dump cat food all over the floor and then step over the mess instead of cleaning it up, I yelp, "I'm so sure!"
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