From Chinese checkers and Panama hats to koala bears and king crabs, and beyond, these names aren't quite what they seem.
It's time to embiggen your ‘Scrabble’ vocabulary.
Some of these swellelegant slang terms are still around—and some of them have fallen out of fashion.
Use them while you're talking turkey.
From purposeful mispronunciations and secret shorthand to one very oddball question, these are the slang terms you should know before setting foot in the STL.