CAN YOU GUESS THESE WORDS FROM AROUND THE US?
American English is not always as it appears to be ... get to know regional words in this quiz!
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A bet is synonymous with a wager, but what does it mean in New York?
Origin of bob wire
An Americanism dating back to 1925–30; by folk etymology
Words nearby bob wire
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Example sentences from the Web for bob wire
The water had come up and covered it up to the tops of the bob-wire fence posts.
He rolled under the bob-wire fence and started down between the com rows as hard as he could go.