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a (real) frog-strangler

A particularly heavy or torrential downpour of rain. (Chiefly heard in the southern United States.) It's a real frog-strangler out there today—looks like we'll have to have our barbecue another day. There's no way I'm biking to work in a frog-strangler like this!

a (real) toad-strangler

A particularly heavy or torrential downpour of rain. (Chiefly heard in the southern United States.) It's a real toad-strangler out there today—looks like we'll have to have our barbecue another day. There's no way I'm biking to work in a toad-strangler like this!
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If you go to a Stranglers concert I don't think you would expect to listen to an hour and a half of Golden Brown.
Earwolf, the podcast network operated by parent company Midroll, created Stranglers in partnership with TV network, Investigation Discovery.
All five victims of the strangler were prostitutes in Ipswich.
When the Hillside Strangler raped, tortured and strangled 10 young women and dumped their bodies in the hillsides surrounding Hollywood and Glendale in the late 1970s, Carrier was called to five of the crime scenes.
Smuggling: Strangler Billy Stewart' Drugs racket: Saughton prison
Karate black belt Jean-Jaques Burnel was a classical guitarist who, after Johnny Sox disbanded, hooked up with Cornwell and Black to start the Stranglers, named after the Boston Strangler.
THE BOSTON STRANGLER The Boston Strangler, immortalised by Tony Curtis in the film of the same name, is probably the most famous killer of his genre.
But after watching the Boston Strangler - starring Tony Curtis - JJ and Hugh Cornwell, who left the group in 1990, decided on the permanent name.
THE sister of strangler Billy Stewart's victim was horrified to discover that her brother's killer is the kingpin of a prison drug smuggling ring.
US cops had not heard a peep from the so-called BTK Strangler since he murdered seven people in a Kansas town in the 1970s.
There is another even worse possibility of course: that the whole Belfast Strangler case will turn out to be just another of Stella's dreams, to be written down in her diary when she wakes up.
As punk survivors The Stranglers prepare for yet another UK tour, JJ Burnel talks to JOE NERSSESSIAN about riots in Greece, the band's longevity and the "sterile" music of 2018 UMMER 1985 and The Stranglers are performing to a crowd of around 40,000 in Athens.