13 Things People From Iowa Always Have To Explain To Out Of Towners

Iowans have a reputation for being friendly and welcoming, but that doesn’t mean that all of our ways are discernible to out-of-staters. We have some local flavor that is totally unique to Iowa and that might not make sense unless you grew up here. But, we’re perfectly happy to explain it to anyone who wants to learn. Here are 13 things that people from Iowa always have to explain to visitors from other states.

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For more of Iowa’s quirks, Every True Iowan Has Had These 12 Bizarre Experiences At Least Once.