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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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These days, The Stranglers are JJ, Baz Warne (guitar and vocals), Jet Black (drums) and Dave Greenfield (keyboards).
But The Cure reportedly didn't want to play before The Stranglers, or share the same bill.
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.
Then there are the numerous varieties of stranglers.
The Boston Strangler allegedly killed 11 women between the ages of 19 and 85 between 1962 and 1964.
Conley said the developments in Sullivan's murder case have no bearing on the other homicides attributed to the Boston Strangler.
DeSalvo claimed to be the Boston Strangler. When his photograph was splashed across newspapers and television screens, the Jungers were startled.
But before you start feeling too sorry for him, remember - they don't call him the Strangler because he gives slightly overthe-top hugs.
PHOTO : Hugo ripped fronds from palms and uprooted strangler figs like this one next to local Global ReLeaf[R] coordinator Ana Vergara.
Even the famously self-confident Piers Morgan seems a little uncertain when hecomes face-to-face with the infamous 'Kansas City Strangler' Lorenzo Gilyard for a chilling interview behind bars PIERS MORGAN is not a man who is easily fazed - he's spent time with President Donald Trump remember - but even he looks nervous as he prepares to meet a notorious serial killer.
Steve Wright, who became known as the Suffolk Strangler, was given a life sentence after snatching the women from the streets of Ipswich in a sixweek killing spree.
POLICE hunting the Suffolk strangler claimed yesterday that they are closing the net on him.
Dominic Devine, dubbed the Beast of Ibrox, and "laughing strangler" Billy Stewart used training for freedom placements to smuggle to order.