Hillbilly Language Lesson

Hogback: A mountain ridge that slopes sharply on each side and often has jutting rocks, resembling the high narrow back of a wild hog. 

He liked to run his beagles through the hogback.

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  • Gloria

    Hey I knew this one! Of course I always suspected that I was at least part hillbilly considering the part of the country I spent most of my childhood in:)

  • Debbie

    Glad you explained it Karen – left to myself I would have come to a different interpretation :)


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