If You Can Pronounce These 8 Words, You’ve Lived In Illinois For Far Too Long

Due to our state’s heritage and weirdness, there are some very strange town names in Illinois that only the tried-and-true resident can pronounce. If you know all eight of these words, you’ve probably been living in the Land of Lincoln for far too long.

On second thought, knowing how to pronounce these words is what makes us true Illinoisans. Scroll on to see if you say these correctly.

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