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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

    Ranch. On. E'rything.


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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

    Quote Originally Posted by CynadoAlley View Post
    Ranch. On. E'rything.
    I'm allergic to ranch


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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    I'm allergic to ranch



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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

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    I'm allergic to ranch

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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

    Having lived in Indiana for 7 years, I barely considered it the Midwest. Just different type of people than what you normally associate with "Midwesterners". Plus, I feel any state in the eastern time zone shouldn't be considered Midwest.



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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrocksmypants View Post
    Having lived in Indiana for 7 years, I barely considered it the Midwest. Just different type of people than what you normally associate with "Midwesterners". Plus, I feel any state in the eastern time zone shouldn't be considered Midwest.
    Based on the FiveThirtyEight survey that I posted, the states that are the "most" Midwestern are Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana, and I would probably agree that those three make up the core of the Midwestern region. So I guess I disagree.



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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    Based on the FiveThirtyEight survey that I posted, the states that are the "most" Midwestern are Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana, and I would probably agree that those three make up the core of the Midwestern region. So I guess I disagree.
    I'm just going off of my personal experience with the people. Maybe I could see it with northern Indiana, but at the very least, anything south of I-70 feels more southern or eastern than Midwestern.



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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

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    Read the comments...I think it's cute Missourians think they're midwesterners too.
    Northern Missourians are.



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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    I'm allergic to ranch
    Me too, but I love it.



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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

    I don't really like ranch. Ranch on cheese curds is ok, but it's gross on salads.


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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    I don't really like ranch. Ranch on cheese curds is ok, but it's gross on salads.





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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    I don't really like ranch. Ranch on cheese curds is ok, but it's gross on salads.
    Just when I thought you were cool.....



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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

    Not on the list, but one I've heard somewhere about midwesterners or Iowans...Answers to how's it going?

    We actually answer this, as opposed to just acting like it's a rhetorical question.
    We don't say "I'm well"...which is a dumb way to try and sound fancy
    Most common answer is "not too bad", which is better than "Not too good"

    The heirarchy would be:

    Good
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    Re: 20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    I don't really like ranch. Ranch on cheese curds is ok, but it's gross on salads.


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