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To Texans, the definition of hoss varies from "big, burly guy" to "a good pal." But it's still a part of Texas vocabulary that most people are familiar with.

I'm sure a Washington native has never used the word "hoss" and might have trouble determining its definition, in the same way a Texan doesn't know what "jumble sale," a popular phrase in Washington, means.

(It's a yard sale, by the way.)

But that goes for a lot of slang words from other states. In fact, some of their sayings are downright goofy.

Watch the friendly faces of your favorite radio stations in Amarillo tackle these crazy phrases:

Read the full list here.