In celebration of slang, Mental Floss brings us a list of 19 delightful obscure words from around the U.S. that you’ll want to start working into conversation. My favorite is:

1. whoopensocker (n.), Wisconsin
You know when something’s wonderfully unique, but the words “wonderful” and “unique” don’t quite cut it? That’s why the Wisconsinites invented whoopensocker, which can refer to anything extraordinary of its kind—from a sweet dance move to a knee-melting kiss.


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