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Here Are 10 Words You’ll Only Understand If You’re From Iowa

If you’re an Iowan, you’re used to out-of-towners giving you confused, somewhat concerned looks when you say things like “cornhole” and “padiddle” during a normal conversation. We Iowans know we say some strange things, but they make sense to us, so here are ten words that only Iowans will understand.

Can you think of any more words that only Iowans will understand? Share them in the comments below!


Michaela Kendall
Michaela is a born and raised Iowan. She writes for a newspaper by day, and writes content for websites by night. In her spare time, she enjoys reading a good book, or just binge watching Netflix.