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10 Silly Sayings That Will Only Make Sense If You’re From Maine

Whether you were born and raised in Maine or simply come here for vacation, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed that we don’t talk like our neighbors to the south. In fact, there are some things we say to each other that will truly leave out-of-staters scratching their heads in confusion. We love talking about these, so here’s another list of some of the best Maine-only phrases!

Some of the phrases in Maine are unique to regions. Let us know what you things you hear in your part of Maine! Then, check out another Maine reality – the snow we’re expecting to get this winter!

Michelle has lived in many places, but counts Maine as one of the best. In addition to the smell of ocean water in the air on rainy days in Portland, she loves puppies, photography, funny people, the Maine Red Claws, traveling, fresh tomatoes, Cambodia and filling out forms. For questions, comments and inquiries please email: