20 Words That Have A Different Meaning in the Midwest

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  1. LindenCy

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    I could go for some corndogs, lemonade, and deep dish pizza after that.
     
  2. enisthemenace

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    Not a Packers fan, but I do like #18.
     
  3. Cy Hard

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    Read the comments...I think it's cute Missourians think they're midwesterners too.
     
  4. Cyched

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    Never too late to convert! Now that you've seen the perks :wink:
     
  5. Cyched

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    I think being a slave state back in the day automatically disqualifies them. Now we know why the SEC took them...
     
  6. Buster28

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    I thought all the bitchy comments from/about Missouri were amusing in their own (not complimentary) way. Never heard of 'padiddle.' I used to say 'pop' until I moved to CA and got made fun of for it. It's been 'soda' ever since.
     
  7. ThatllDoCy

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    Got me thinkin' bought Trip Shakespeare's Snow Day. It doesn't get more Minnesotan than that. Can't link to youtube unfortunately.

    "Mrs. Braintree you're a chilly northern woman, go home from yonder bustop, there's a blessing on the ground."
     
  8. Cycsk

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    How far does the midwest go?

    Ohio on the east?
    Nebraska on the west?
    Canada on the north?
    Missouri on the south?
     
  9. BBHMagic

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    So do people not like ranch or swim in lakes in other regions?
     
  10. MeanDean

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    Padiddle??? We said, "One-eyed-cat".
     
  11. ISUCyclones2015

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    East doesn't want Ohio and neither does the midwest. But here is a fun fact. Columbus, Ohio is more east than Atlanta. Seriously.
     
  12. PabloDiablo

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    Puppy Chow is a gift from above. Greatest snack food ever.
     
  13. CyFan61

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  14. enisthemenace

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    Oh, I definitely know what a padiddle is, and the "dashboard double-tap to windshield back to dashboard" hand movement.
     
  15. jdoggivjc

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    Really? We just punched the ceiling.
     
  16. CynadoAlley

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    Ranch. On. E'rything.
     
  17. ISUCyclones2015

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    I'm allergic to ranch
     
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