10 Words That Only A True Kansan Would Know
Do you “Beware of the Phog”? Do you correct people whenever they say “firefly”? Do you know the meaning of “EMAW” (no, that wasn’t a sneeze)? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re most likely from Kansas (and are my kind of guy/gal)! Here are 10 terms that only a true Kansan would know and understand.
You better pay heed and beware.. (Can I get a *whoop whoop* from all my KU fans?!)
Lawrence Effin' Kansas -- the oasis of eastern Kansas!
"It just tastes better!"
4) Cozy (Burger)
..but not quite as good as a Cozy burger (Word to the wise: order outside unless you want to smell like delicious burgers for the rest of the month!)
To out-of-towners, it's a stiff neck; here, it's a small body of water.
6) Slippery Slide
Not all slides are created equal (trust me; I have gone down a few not so slippery slides in my day.)
7) Border Wars
Muck Fizzou (though this no longer relevant as Missouri has left the Big 12.. *cough* PANSIES *cough*!)
Every Man a Wildcat, yo!
To you, it may be a well-chiseled, sharped rock, but to us? It's home to our beloved KC Chiefs!
10) Lightening Bug
Owl City's song would have been SO much better had he used the correct term ("You would not believe your eyes, if ten million lightening bugs..")!
Which terms did I forget? And what are your favorite terms that only a true Kansas would understand?! Tell me in the comments below!
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