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17 Seemingly Normal Words That Mean Something Completely Different In Indiana

Sometimes it takes a Hoosier to understand a Hoosier. In fact, here are 17 words and phrases that mean something completely different in Indiana than they do in other states.


There you have it. The next time you have a conversation with someone from Indiana, you will be more prepared. Can you think of any other words or phrases only used in Indiana?

Trisha Faulkner
Trisha Faulkner is a stay-at-home and work-at-home Hoosier momma. She is a huge advocate of Autism awareness, and loves her beautiful boy more than life itself. She is a native Indiana writer who types her best pieces for Only In Your State between 2-4AM when her toddler finally falls over asleep.