Frog Strangler, Pot Cheese, Whistle Pig: A Celebration of Regional Slang!

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Yellow-bellied marmot eating grass, Yosemite National Park, California.

Do you think of a downpour as a "frog strangler"? Is a groundhog just another "whistle pig"? Maybe not, but we're exploring the strange, wonderful, and possibly endangered array of regional American slang with Ben Zimmer, executive editor of Vocabulary.com and language columnist for The Wall Street Journal. 

We want to know about the words and expressions that are unique to where you live or grew up! Write to us in a comment below, or let us know on Twitter or Facebook!