If you’re in Alabama and you hear someone mention “butter” and “biscuit,” don’t expect fresh baked goods.  "Butter my butt and call me a biscuit" is a way of expressing delight and surprise.  What slang terms are unique to each state.  Do you know of slang that you hear just in Idaho?

 

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Here are some of the best unique slang terms.  People in Iowa don't give wedgies, they give "snuggies."  In Maryland, a "chicken necker" is a tourist who's trying to catch crabs.  And in Alaska a "sourdough" is someone who's lived there for a long time.

A woman polled people in states from all over the country to find unique slang terms from each state.  Here are a few of the more unique ones;

Alaska . . . a "sourdough" is someone who's lived there for a long time.

Connecticut . . . instead of a garage sale or yard sale, it's a "tag sale."

Florida . . . the slang is surprisingly southern, like, "She's happier than a seagull with a French fry."

Georgia . . . "that dog won't hunt" means "something is suspicious."  Which probably works for multiple southern states.

Indiana . . . even though it's the Hoosier State, "hoosier" is used to describe someone who's a redneck.

Iowa . . . instead of giving people wedgies, they call them "snuggies."

Maryland . . . a "chicken necker" is a tourist trying to catch crabs.

Nevada . . . "pornslappers" are the guys on the Las Vegas strip slapping together strippers' business cards to try to get people to take them.

North Carolina . . . people use "buggy" instead of shopping cart.

Rhode Island . . . instead of hot dog, they say "hot wiener."

South Dakota . . . a "hotdish" is a casserole.  Which works in Minnesota and other Midwestern states too.

West Virginia . . . instead of Coca-Cola, they say "Co-cola."

The author of the  article had this to say about Idaho… Even people I know who have lived in Idaho can’t find much original about the language there. But if you want to fit in, the capital city is pronounced “boy-see.” There is no “z.”

What are some slang terms we use here in Idaho…..I can come up with one right off the top of my head.  In Idaho we have a jockey box, not a glove compartment or a glove box

 

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