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Growing up in western New england it wasa way to referto eggs but was not all that common.
 
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Wow, have not heard that expression in years. My grandmother used to say cackle berries.
 
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Growing up in western New england it wasa way to referto eggs but was not all that common.
Bingo! I knew cackle berries as chicken eggs. Bu t only a handful of people I know ever knew the term. The term garden hackle I never heard either, but that's not chicken eggs ;)
 
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How about "slobberin' a bib full"? ;)
 
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Here in Milwaukee drinking fountains are called bubblers.

I have heard taht in the Boston area as well. of course the accent isa bit different than Wisconsin.
 
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Never heard of cackle berries but glad I just did hi hi.

Here's another: hoagie, grinder, hero, wedge - all mean the same thing depending on where you are from.
 
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Garden Hackle, my favorite fishing bait also called "angle worms" ;)

Slobberin' a bib full, "sang like a bird" "spilled his guts"
 
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"Go redd-up your room!", as in clean up - spoken to me many times by my Mom in my childhood home in western PA...
 
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Here's another: hoagie, grinder, hero, wedge - all mean the same thing depending on where you are from.

You forgot the one where I came from: submarine sandwich.

Here's a couple that my dear old dad (born in Canada) used to say: antigoglin and cattywampus. Both mean "diagonally across from".
 
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Hadn’t heard the first one, but in speaking terms with the second.

So, how about a few Russian versions, assuming they translate ok?
 
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