11 Phrases That Will Make You Swear Kansans Have Their Own Language

In Kansas, we’re a mix of Southern, Midwest, and a few farther dialects, so we sometimes have odd words mixed in with the normal lot. Some of the things people say here are just too “Kansas” to ignore. These words and phrases are fun little reminders of the great place we live. In no particular order, here are 11 Kansas-ey things you’ll hear us say. Do you know of any more?

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